Sardegna East Coast: Part 1 Cagliari to Tortolì

Published on:  | Last updated: 2 April 2017

Cagliari: cycleway by the Poetto beach

Cagliari: cycleway by the Poetto beach

At a glance


185 kilometres


Easy-ish. There are some short climbs around Villasimius.


The route is mainly on quiet roads - there is one ten-kilometre section where the road is busier but even here it's not very heavy.


Entirely on surfaced cycleways and roads.


The route heads out of Cagliari following the 7-kilometre cycleway along the Poetto beach. This is followed by a gorgeous stretch of coastline as you head towards Villasimius and the Capo Carbonara.


  • the cycleway along Cagliari's Poetto beach
  • beautiful coastline around Villasimius

For more about Cagliari please go to Places: Cagliari on this site.


The most accessible beaches are on the southern part of this section:

  • Cagliari Spiaggia Poetto
  • Villasimius
  • Cala Sinzias and Costa Rei
  • Bari Sardo
  • Tortoli/​Santa Maria Navarrese —there are a series of beaches between Tortoli and Santa Maria Navarrese

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Cagliari - Villasimius 54 kms
Villasimius - Muravera 48 kms
Muravera - Bari Sardo 65 kms
Bari Sardo - Tortoli 11 kms

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