Perfect for today's dreaming is Sardinia, our next favorite riding destination which literally wins over any other destination when it comes to RIDING. Sardinia is a rider's dream come true, often called "Riders' Heaven." Why, some people may ask? Here are several reasons why: good asphalt, perfect grip, endless S-shaped turns, almost no traffic, and perfect vistas.
Sardinia is a large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. It has nearly 2,000 km of coastline, sandy beaches and a mountainous interior—a perfect combination for a rider and adventure-seeker! Its rugged landscape is dotted with thousands of mysterious Bronze Age stone ruins shaped like beehives. One of the largest and oldest dates to 1500 B.C. Crazy stuff! The island doesn't »only« promise the joy of riding but takes you on one of the most mysterious journeys back in time, rewarded with many archaeological sites.
We could go on and on talking about the perfect weather, delicious and extraordinary local cuisine, prize-winning Sardinian wines, kind and proud locals, Mediterranean charm, rich tradition, and we still wouldn't do it justice. You have to come and see the island yourselves— or better, ride it!
Sardinia is among the »oldest« AMT destinations, added in 2008 after Matej and Martina vacationed there and fell in love with the wild beauty. It makes up part of our 9 day Sardinia & Corsica Tour and 16 day Tuscany Sardinia Corsica Tour.
TO DO list by AMT:
1. Ride the famous SS 125 Road. And then do it again.
2. Stop for a coffee in Orgosolo, a small town known for its graffiti.
3. Ask for the catch of the day at one of the many seaside restaurants in Alghero.
4. Rent a boat in Cala Gonone and take a swim under the cliffs.
5. Take a photo with the famous Castelsardo as a back drop.