Sardinia – walking in the shepherd lands

Sardinia, Italy

Holiday overview

Destination

Italy


Type

Guided, Wine Tours


Difficulty

Moderate


Month

Jan - Dec


Price

£ 889 pp


Duration

7 nights


Walking holidays Sardinia offers a week in a charming hotel with swimming pool in the west of Sardinia, from where you take guided walks each day in the nearby countryside. The walking can be tailored each day to suit you.

A week in a charming hotel with swimming pool in the west of Sardinia, from where you take guided walks each day in the nearby countryside.

Moderate walking that can be tailored to your requirements.

 

Staying at the Villa Asfodeli

 

Prices:

3rd January – 15th May  &  1st October – 30th December:

£889 per person in a standard room

£910 per person in a room with a view

 

6th May – 19th July  &  1st September – 30th September

£945 per person in a standard room

£999 per person in a room with a view

 

Prices are based on 2 people sharing a double or twin bed room.

 

Included:

7 nights accommodation at the Villa Asfodeli

7 x breakfasts

7 x dinners (first course– second course + side – fruit – ½ water – ¼ wine);

5 guided trekking excursions from the hotel with a jeep

1 x boat excursion along the river Temo

4 x packed lunches

1 traditional shepherd’s lunch

1 light lunch in a wine cellar in Bosa

1 x free entry to Wellness area

 

Not Included:

Flights to/from Sardinia

Transfers to/from the airport/hotel

Any meals or drinks not mentioned as included

Insurance

 

When to Go:

January – July  or  September – December inclusive.

Day 1:

Arrive at your hotel – the Villa Asfodeli, located in the center of Tresnuraghes, a characteristically western Sardinian town, overlooking the sea of Bosa Marina, behind the hills of Montiferru.

Briefing on programme.

 

Day 2:

Leave with guide and jeep to reach excursion departure point, exploring firstly Malvasia vineyards, reaching later the town of Bosa. Walking tour in the countryside (4 hours) with an overview of flora and fauna. Light lunch, return to hotel at about 4 p.m. Dinner.

 

Day 3:

Depart with guide and jeep. Walk (6 hours) with a stop at a traditional sheepfold. Packed lunch with traditional Sardinian produce. Return to hotel at about 5 p.m. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4:

Depart with guide and jeep. Walking tour of about 4 hours. Stop in Bosa for a light lunch, and then a boat trip along the river Temo, returning to the hotel at about 5 p.m. for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5:

Breakfast – free day to relax or walk with maps or rent a bike to explore the area. Traditional Sardinian dinner (cold cuts, cheese, vegetables preserved in oil – Sardinian ravioli with tomato sauce – stewed pork or lamb + side – fruit – ½ water – ¼ wine – Mirto di Sardegna)

 

Day 6:

Depart hotel with guide and jeep to reach excursion departure point – 6 hour walk, with light lunch with traditional Sardinian produce. Return to the hotel at about 5 o’ clock. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 7:

Depart hotel with guide and jeep for a 4 hour walk 4 hours) – light lunch in the countryside. Return to the hotel at about 5. Time to relax (perhaps enjoying the Wellness area). Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 8:

Breakfast and departure.