Blue Mines Cycle Trekking


Waterfalls in Villacidro mountains

In the territory of Villacidro there are some of the most beautiful and spectacular waterfalls of Sardinia. They are immersed in pristine and unspoiled mountains, in a natural environment of oak and cork forests. Sa Spendula waterfall One kilometer out of the town of Villacidro, Sa Spendula waterfall is visited

Landscapes in Sardinia. A variety of colours and scents

Blue Mines cycling holidays make tourists explore very different landscapes and places. The wild dunes of Piscinas, the mining areas of Montevecchio and Ingurtosu, the cultivated hills of Barumini. And each of these landscapes tells a part of the history of Sardinia, and the relationship between human and nature. Indeed,

Inside Earth: Su Mannau caves

Blue Mines Cycle Trekking means to let tourists know about the other side of Sardinia. Not the already famous one, pictured by the astonishing beaches and the deep blue sea – don’t worry, we are going to enjoy it too! We want to bring you in the un-spoilt nature and

Cork oak forests. A resource for Sardinian craft

Riding on our bikes to our cultural destinations, we will usually be riding under cork oak forests. The area around Piscinas is surrounded by forests and Mediterranean scrub. Among the different species of flora that compose this natural environment there is the suérgiu tree (cork oak). This is very important for

Wellness retreat in Costa Verde

  A wellness retreat for active travellers Visit the Green Coast means to lose yourself into nature: an occasion to rediscover your inner peace, as a wellness retreat. It is the ideal destination to take a break from the stress of modern life. The suggestive Green Coast known as ‘Costa

Cycling and walking on holidays

Our holidays include four main topics: physical activity, relaxation, local history and good food. In this short article we want to talk you about why we think physical activity is important. It is practiced in our vacations by cycling and walking, every day in the morning. That is why we are going

Traditional organic food: Black Sheep pecorino cheese

Food in our cycling holidays in Sardinia has an important role. One of the place we are going to visit is Funtanazza Farm, near the beautiful beach of the same name. Here farmers produce a traditional organic food, the special pecorino cheese made of the milk of Black Sheep of Arbus

Atlantis Rising: James Cameron in Sardinia

On Sunday the 29th there will be the preview in the U. S. of the two hours-long documentary ‘Atlantis Rising’, edited by National Geographic. The interest is strong, due to the fact that the executive producer is the Oscar-winning James Cameron, while the director of the series is the Emmy-winning

Piscinas sand dunes: a desert in Europe

Our cycling holidays in Sardinia include accommodation at one of the most spectacular places in the Mediterranean Sea: the Piscinas sand dunes coastal system or desert of Piscinas. Adjoining with the sea, this beautiful beach is one of the places for the afternoon relaxation hours, after the morning physical activities

Monti Arcuentu. A place of history and legends

The Arcuentu mountain chain is situated to the north of Guspini and Arbus, and on the southern end it  borders on Monte Linas. The geological typology is mostly basaltic, and the rocks makes up a series of basalt pinnacles that make this volcanic, uninhabited, landscape landscape. The main peaks are