Corsica and Sardinia 2023
Corsica and Sardinia the ultimate riding paradise on a motorcycle !!!
Corsica and Sardinia together are the ultimate riding paradise, they are two spectacular islands in the middle of the Mediterranean sea with the peculiarity of being part of France the first one, part of Italy the second one which means that if you decide to come with us you will go from Milan, Italy , to Corsica, France, back to Italy crossing the Bonifacio strait beetwen the two islands. This is a fantastic experience for the feelings and the sensations that you will get in a quite short time.
The name Sardinia is from the pre-Roman noun *s(a)rd-, later romanised as sardus. It makes its first appearance on the Nora Stone, where the word Šrdn testifies to the name’s existence when the Phoenician merchants first arrived. According to Timaeus, one of Plato’s dialogues, Sardinia and its people as well might have been named after Sardò (Σαρδώ), a legendary woman born in Sardis (Σάρδεις), capital of the ancient Kingdom of Lydia. There has also been speculation that identifies the ancient Nuragic Sards with the Sherden, one of the Sea Peoples.
Apart from the history Corsica and Sardinia by motorcycle are spectacular ! Corsica lightly smaller and with higher mountains and more tight and twisty roads, Sardinia is bigger but both with small populations and in the middle of the Mediterranean sea reachable by ferry from Italy mainland in an overnight sail. Which means that if you do not have a lot of time but you want to ride in the ultimate motorcyclist’s play land, this is the trip for you! Riding these twisty roads is a roller coaster ride of excitement. Our motorcycle tour takes us over mountain roads with spectacular curves with great road surface, along seaside cliffs and through the wilderness. The dramatic views of the sea, roads running on high cliffs and mountain peaks will leave you astonished. Whether you enjoy cruising or knee-on-ground riding, there is something for everyone.
The quality of the hotels and the food is always excellent and the climate is nice and mild 10 months a year this is why we propose the tour in October with low number of tourist and, consequently, low traffic and always free space for parking and restaurants.
What bike will I use ?? Our fleet is composed by different bikes of all ages, some “old new” bikes, old for the age, new for the mileage, like BMW 1200 GS , Honda VFR, Ducati ST4S, some vintage bikes like Morini 350, Honda 500 Four, BMW R 60/5, some new bikes like BMW 700 GS, you can choose among the list, price is the same for each bike. In case you wish a very new bike like the last model on e market of a BMW or a Ducati we have access to a large fleet but there will be an extra to pay depending on the model.
This motorcycle tour offers memorable views and unbeatable rides for either the racer or the cruiser motorcyclist, excellent for couples too.
Day 1 – Milan – Savona to ferry boarding – km 190 (autostrada)
Meeting at Mototouring for bike pick up , briefing and ride to Savona to catch the overnight ferry to Bastia leaving at 21 hrs, dinner on board
Day 2 – Bastia – Calvi – 180 kms
Early morning arrival in Bastia at 6,30 AM, ride a few kms for a good french breakfast in Macinaggio, ride the Finger to St.Florent and Calvi, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Calvi – Bonifacio – km 280
Long riding day. Following the west coast of Corsica we will get to Cargese on great roads then to Ajaccio and Bonifacio for the overnight. Bonifacio is one of the most beautiful villages on the Mediterranean coast, the hotel will be in the center to give you the possibility to the visit simply walking.
Day 4 – Bonifacio – km 150
Loop through Zonza and Col de Bavella, back to Bonifacio for dinner and overnight but if you do not want to ride you can just stay in Bonifacio and relax visiting or, simply, enjoing your time !
Day 5 – From Corsica to Sardinia – Bonifacio – Alghero – km 160
Morning ferry to Santa Teresa with one hour sailing then heading to Alghero with a couple of great roads, we will reach Alghero for lunch and you will have the afternoon for the visit to thsi old spanish fortress, dinner and overnight.
Day 6 – Alghero – Su Gologone – km 130
Alghero – Bosa – then to Su Gologone stopping for the visit at the Abbasanta Nuraghe, dinner and overnight at Su Gologone.
Day 7 – Great riding day on the Gennargentu region – km 200
Through Orgosolo , Santa Maria Navarrese and the wonderful SS 117, one of the most spectacular roads in Italy, dinner and overnight at Su Gologone.
Day 8 – Su Gologone – Olbia – km 150
From Su Gologone to the Costa Smeralda for great roads to catch the ferry from Olbia to Genova, dinner and overnight on board.
Day 9 – Genova – Milan – km 150
Arrival in Genova and ride back to Milan on the autostrada to be in Milan for lunch, free afternoon, farewell dinner and overnight in Milan.
Day 10 – Game over
Sorry your holiday is over and is time to catch your flight back home !
Dates and Cost
From Saturday the 30th of September to Monday the 9th of October 2023
(Dates are for the day of arrival to Milan and departure from Milan, so make sure your flights match these dates.)
Price per person with a minimum of 8 participants: (people, not motorcycles!)
Pilote: Euro 3.500
Passenger/Own bike pilote: Euro 2.500
- 3/4 star hotel accommodation in a double room, dinner and breakfast.
- English-speaking guide with van for luggage transport and basic motorcycle assistance
- English speaking guide on a motorcycle
- Ferries as per program in double cabins with shower. ( no dinners included during the sailings)
- Our fleet motorcycle rental
- International airfare
- Fuel and tolls
- Beverages and tips
- Transfer from/to airport
- Personal travel insurance
Single room supplement: Euro 650
Motorcycle rental upgrades upon request.