Category Archives: Sardinia

Skedaddle Twaddle about Sardinia

Trending trips in 2017

Inspire your 2017 travels with our round up of best-selling trips over the past year. Time then to take a look at the two-wheeled holidays which proved a big hit with Skedaddlers in 2016…

  1. Trip: C2C, UK
    You say:
    The guides, John and Les, really looked after us and provided us with lovely lunches and welcome tea stops. The accommodation booked was also well organised and loved by our group.’ Alison, Staffordshire
  2. Trip: Southern Dalmatia, Croatia
    You say:It was a privilege to be on such a beautiful ship, which had been lovingly built by the captain. The rides were well led and were all very beautiful. The island of Korcula was particularly lovely.’ Trudy, Huddersfield
  3. Trip: Island Flavours, Sardinia
    You say:
    From beginning to end, our guides looked after us with the utmost care. They were excellent bike mechanics, incredibly organised, knowledgeable about our tour, made delicious lunches and looked after us with great a sense of humour.’ Clare, Derbyshire
  4. Trip: Azure Ocean Ride, Portugal
    You say: ‘The views along the Atlantic coast were amazing. We also enjoyed the variety of terrain, which included forested areas, fishing villages, sand dunes and castle towns.’ Bruce, Canada

One for the whole family to enjoy…

  1. Trip: Asturian Coastal Ride, Spain
    You say:Beautiful coastline, friendly hotels and safe cycling tracks made for a great week! Each ride provided beautiful coastline and great beaches for the kids to enjoy’ Judith, West Lothian.

5 biking bestsellers

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Tis’ the season to feast on some of our favourite biking adventures! To find out which trips made the grade in 2016, here is our round up of top 5 biking bestsellers,to help tempt your tyres in the New Year…

1. Trip: Highlands Coast to Coast, Scotland
You say: ‘Tomintoul to Ballater had some superb technical single track and a great fast decent. I would recommend this holiday to any keen mountain biker as a must do trip!’ Simon, Hereford

2. Trip: Sacred Routes, Italy
You say: What an opportunity to see the Tuscan countryside in such an intimate way. How else could we get the best trails, lodging and meals all figured out for us?’ Sarah, USA

3. Trip: Awesome Andalucia, Spain
You say: ‘A great mix of really good trails. Our guides could not have done anything more for us!’ Terry, Essex

4. Trip: Sacred Singletrack, Peru
You say:  ‘If you‘re looking for a trip to really challenge your technical skills and improve your comfort level on challenging terrain, then this is the trip for you.’
Angela, Texas

5. Trip: Sardinia Traverse, Italy
You say: ‘I have been on a couple of biking trips with other companies and can safely say that this was by far the best. The MTB-ing in Sardinia was spectacular and I am a better biker for it!’ Cathy, London

Idyllic Italy: Pedal for your Pizza

Pedal your way towards the world’s best pasta, pizza and gelato next year and treat the kids to a family cycling holiday in Italy. We take a peek at some of our top trips in 2017, where the whole family can enjoy their fair share of this destination’s many delights…

  1. Best for: An easy self-guided holiday with daily opportunities for the little ones to make a splash!
    Trip: Lake Garda Explorer *NEW*
    We say: This two centre-based tour offers ultimate ease for families, and is set in the country’s picturesque Lake District region. Packed full of fun, there will be ample swimming opportunities in the local lakes and hotels, as well as a free day to explore historic Verona.
  2. Best for: A supported place-to-place journey immersing you in Northern Italy’s countryside. Trip: Gentle Via Claudia
    We say: A great option for those keen to explore beyond the shores of Lake Garda. With a new destination each day, there will be lots to keep the kids motivated and a back-up vehicle for help when it’s needed!
  3. Best for: A guided beach-hopping journey exploring one of Italy’s most magnificent islands.
    Trip:
    Family Flavours
    We say: Combine Sardinia’s amazing coastal sights with our charismatic guides and their world-renowned picnics, and we promise we’ll have the kids beaming from ear-to-ear.
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