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from: 700.00 €

Mines into the Blue

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PROGRAM

  • Day 1

Arrival at Cagliari airport or in the city of Cagliari in the morning and transfer to Monte Arcuentu for afternoon trekking. In the evening transfer to the hotel Soffio di Vento

Total kilometres: 5.7

Total elevation gain: 450 metres uphill

  • Day 2

Ingurtosu - Piscinas - Scivu

The first stage of Miniere nel Blu runs from the hamlet of Ingurtosu through the mining area of Naraculi to the extensive desert of Piscinas. From Piscinas a long walk along the beaches of Scivu leads to the junction of the latter with Pischeredda. In Scivu will prepare the bivouac

  • 7:30 Wake-up call, breakfast and transfer to Ingurtosu for the start of the first stage
  • 9:30 Arrival in Ingurtosu
  • 12:30 Arrival in Piscinas and packed lunch
  • 17:30 Arrival in Scivu and preparation of bivouac
  • Total kilometres: 16.6

Total height difference : 150 metres uphill

  • Day 3

Da Scivu - Portixeddu - Duna di San Nicolò 

The second stage of Miniere nel Blu starts from the beach of Scivu and goes up the coastal area to the lookout of Arbus and then down through Managu and Su Tramatzu to Capo Pecora. From the cape you reach Portixeddu and the forest station continuing to the great dune of San Nicolao, the highest in all of Europe. Alla Duna will prepare the bivouac night

  • 7:30 Wake-up call and breakfast
  • 8:30 am Departure
  • 12:30 Arrival at Capo Pecora (lunch)
  • 13:30 Arrival in Portixeddu
  • 14:30 Departure towards the Duna di San Nicolao
  • 17:00 Arrival at the Duna and placement of the bivouac
  • Total kilometres: 15.7

Total altitude difference: 800 meters

  • Day 4

San Nicolò dune - Buggerru

The third stage of Miniere nel Blu starts from the Duna di San Nicolao and includes the ascent to the viewpoint of Bacchitt'e Montes (420 m). The path is in steep ascent and allows you to visit the ruins of the old abandoned mines and perhaps the ruins of the ancient "Metalla". From the viewpoint we return to Buggerru through the large open-air mine of Nanni Frau. In Buggerru we will stop for the night

  • 7:30 Wake-up call and breakfast
  • 8:30 am Departure
  • 12:00 Ascent to Bacchitte and Montes and lunch
  • 13:00 Descent towards Buggerru and accommodation towards Hotel Rosa dei Venti
Total kilometres: 11.5 kilometres

Total altitude difference: 900 metres uphill

  • Day 5

Buggerru - Ovile Grand Canal

The third stage of Mines in the Blue starts from the town of Buggerru from where we will reach the limestone plateau of Planu Sartu passing through a picturesque mining area. We will then walk all the limestone cliffs until we reach Cala Domestica for lunch. From the beach we will go up and continue the trek on the cliff that will lead us from Grand Canal to the Ovile Sa Susuia

  • 7:30 Wake-up call, breakfast
  • 8:30 Departure from Hotel Rosa Dei Venti
  • 12:30 Packed lunch in Cala Domestica
  • 17:30/18:30 Arrival at the Ovile di Canal Grande

Total kilometres: 14.5

Total height difference : 650 meters

  • Day 6

Sheepfold of the Grand Canal - Nebida

From the Ovile di Canal Grande we move westwards, taking the coastal path that leads us to the great Sugar Loaf Stack. We are getting closer and closer to Masua and we enjoy an ever closer view of the great rock called by the locals "Concali Su Terrainu". There will be a long descent towards the port of Masua then reaching the port of Bega Sa Canna, Masua Beach and Porto Cauli. In the afternoon you take the coastal path of great spectacularity that will allow you to discover Porto Corallo, Porto Ferro and Portu Banda. In the middle of the afternoon he will reach the viewpoint of Nebida, the final point of Miniere nel Blu

  • 7:30 Wake-up call and breakfast
  • 8:30 Alarm clock and departure towards Masua
  • 12:30 Packed lunch at Bega Sa Canna beach
  • 13:30 Departure towards Nebida
  • 17:30 Arrival at Fontanamare beach and transfer to Cagliari

Total kilometres: 11.4

Total height difference : 600 meters

  • Day 7 

Group transfer to Cagliari airport in the morning

TRANSFER

The transfer is only available in the airport and port of Cagliari

MEALS

All meals (breakfasts, lunches and dinner) will be eaten in the facilities or packed during the bivouacs. They will be based on the products of the territory and will vary according to the period and the structure of reference.

In case of intolerances or special requests, you must notify at least 5 days in advance, by contacting the number on the Voucher that will arrive after booking

Prices
  • Full price(18 - 65 years)from: 700.00 €
Included

  • 7-Day Walking Tour of Barcelona
  • Guide enrolled in the Sardinian Regional Register
  • Second guide assistance for the duration of the tour
  • 3 overnight stays in the structure and 3 bivouacs
  • Meals: all packed lunches, all dinners and all breakfasts (see Further info)
  • A/R transfer from Cagliari port and airport

What to bring

  • Soft bag (NO rigid troller or suitcase type) with the necessary for all the trekking
  • Backpack lt. 35
  • Sleeping bag or bedding bag (not particularly heavy, a comfort of 0 χ is sufficient. C)
  • Mat/Mat in polyurethane foam
  • Headlamp
  • Hiking shoes
  • Beach slippers
  • A pair of long trousers and a pair of short trousers
  • Underwear for the spare part
  • Sweatshirt/ lightweight fleece
  • Light windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Towel and toilet equipment
  • Bathing suit

Useful details
Difficulty : Medium
When : From october to june
Minimum age : 14
Min People : 15
Max People : 25
Languages : Italian | English
Times available : Open ticket
Lenght (days) : 7
Pets : Not allowed
Meeting Point
Arbus | hotel soffio di vento

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