Why Take a Walking Holiday 

Taking a walking holiday is a unique and rewarding experience that allows you to connect with nature and your inner self. Walking slowly along scenic trails and historic routes offers you the opportunity to experience the journey more authentically, enabling you to notice hidden details and fully appreciate the beauty of the landscapes you traverse. Walking is a physically beneficial activity for both body and mind; it helps you relax and frees you from stress. An aspect of this type of travel that is often overlooked but essential is that during the walk, you have the opportunity to meet and interact with many people with whom you can share stories and moments of genuine connection. Whether you choose a walk of a few days or one lasting a month, embarking on this type of journey will give you precious memories and a sense of accomplishment that you will carry with you forever.

The Main Walking Paths You Can Take in Sardinia 

  • Selvaggio Blu: Considered one of the most challenging and spectacular walks in Europe, the Selvaggio Blu is a trekking route of approximately 50 kilometers that crosses the wild and unspoiled eastern coast of Sardinia. The path will take you through spectacular coastal landscapes, deep gorges, remote beaches, and breathtaking cliffs.
  • Cammino di San Francesco: This pilgrimage route follows in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi and connects some of the most beautiful Romanesque churches on the island. Along the way, you will see ancient villages, hilly landscapes, and historically significant sites.
  • Cammino di Santo Jacu: A long pilgrimage experience spanning over 1600 kilometers, through 60 stages, to retrace the places of worship dedicated to Saint James. The various variants of the route offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the island.
  • Cammino delle 100 torri: With over 1200 kilometers of scenic coastal routes, this walk offers a unique experience overlooking the sea. The more than 100 coastal towers built over the centuries are testimony to the island’s various dominations and make this route an ideal choice for an adventure along stunning beaches and cliffs.
  • Cammino Minerario di Santa Barbara: This 386-kilometer route winds through the heart of Sulcis-Iglesiente-Guspinese, blending natural beauty, history, and culture. Through Sardinia’s mining area, you will discover ancient abandoned mines and evocative landscapes, witnesses to the island’s industrial past.