For mountain bike buffs, we suggest three itineraries (among many):
VILLACIDRO AND ITS MOUNTAINS
Fascinating, charming places, interspersed with wide-reaching views of rare beauty, accessible along a series of routes able to meet all needs.
THE GIARA UPLANDS
Suspended in silence, home to the famous wild horses, small and fleet, living in herds in the open and which against this splendid natural backdrop have found the ideal environment for breeding and maintaining the race.
This itinerary covers 42 km and takes about 4 hours.
Technical difficulty: low
Physical stress: low
THE PISCINAS DUNES
As much as 80 m high, clothed in centuries’ old junipers, they create a unique setting; a magic place where visitors, against the backdrop of ancient mining settlements, can catch a glimpse of the shy Sardinian deer, still numerous in this area.
The itinerary covers 48 km and takes about 5 hours.
Technical difficulty: medium
Physical stress: medium
Giara Uplands: drive along the S.S.131 South for about 14 km, take the junction for Villamar, drive along the S.S.197 for about 26 km crossing Villamar, Las Plassas e Barumini towns; at Gesturi follow road signs for The Giara.
Piscinas Dunes: drive along the la S.S. 131 South for about 2 km, take the junction for San Gavino Monreale, crossing the town direct to Guspini and Arbus; drive along the S.S.126 for about 11 km, turn right to Ingurtosu-Piscinas.
Monte Linas: drive along the la S.S. 131 South for about 2 km, take the junction for San Gavino Monreale, crossing the town direct to Villacidro; Villacidro; in the center of the town follow road signs for the
Monti Mannu Forest.