Sardinia. The trail of Mines in Blue is becoming increasingly popular among hiking enthusiasts from all over Italy, for those who have already faced the Wild Blue and does not feel satisfied of our beautiful island definitely Mines in Blue is the right adventure.
Arrival of participants and transfer in Hotel/B&B in Arbus
Mines in Blue is a coastal path that goes through the wildest scenery of the Sardinian Green Coast (Costa Verde). The first day on the itinerary starts in the heart of the incredible desert of Piscinas and then point towards the south walking throght across the beaches of Is Lacchittus, Punta Acqua Durci coming to the beautiful beach of Scivu (WWF) where we set up camp.
Time required: 5 hours
Total distance: 7,3kms
Difference in altitude: 100 meters
The second stage of Mines in Blue starts from Scivu, walking across the cliffs we'll leave behind us the desert area Scivu-Piscinas enjoying a last panoramic view from the watchtower of Arbus. Surrounded by steep cliffs overlooking the blue sea we'll reach the marvellous Capo Pecora (Cape). In Capo Pecora our 4x4 will take us to Buggerru, where we'll spend the night in our B&B/Hotel enjoying a well-deserved shower.
Time required: 6 hours
Total distance: 5,5 kms
Difference in altitude: 300 meters
The third stage of Mines in Blue will start a little further south of Buggerru, up the coast we'll enjoy the wonderful view of the city and its port, then we'll discover a coastal area dominated by cliffs and huge rock spiers. The coastal path then leads us to the twin beaches of Cala Domestica where we can enjoy a well-deserved bath. We'll visit the Spanish tower and then we'll prepare our camp for the night.
Total distance: 7 kms
Difference in altitude: 150 meters
The fourth and final stage will be the most physically challenging and fascinating characterized by the ups and downs along the beautiful coastal area enhanced by the architectural wonders of the Grand Canal, Port Sciusciau and Sugar Loaf. The trail end reaching the town of Nebida where we'll enjoy the wonderful viewpoint and a well-deserved dinner.
Time required: 7 hours
Total distance: 10 kms
Difference in altitude: 600 meters
Departure of participants
Price and info
Price per person: 590 €
The price includes:
- round trip from Port/Airport of Olbia Costa Smeralda or Porto Torres, Alghero to B&B
- assistance of two guides for the duration of the Wild Blue
- technical and logistics support H.24
- overnight in Day 1, Day 3, Day 5
- Full logistical assistance during Mines in Blue consisting of:\r\n
- 2 packed dinner
- 4 packed lunch
- 2 packed breakfast
- 3 breakfast in B&B
- every day our operators will bring mat, sleeping bag and personal stuff to the place where we'll have dinner and sleep
For those who want to extend holidays in Sardinia, we'll offer a lot of wild activities that wait for you!
What to bring:
- backpack 30/40 lts
- sleeping bag
- frontal torch
- plate, fork and glass
- hiking shoes
- flip flop
- long pants and short pants
- change of T-shirts, socks and underwears
- wind jacket
- sunglasses and hat
- waterproof cape