A stage bicycle tour. Bike the route of Max Leopold Wagner, the noted Sardinia culture connoisseur.
On this stage tour in the south of Sardinia, you will discover the history, culture and natural environment that fascinated Max Leopold Wagner. Specialized in Romantic languages, Wagner, a Bavarian, traveled – on a bicycle – to typical Sardinian villages at the beginning of the twentieth century to enhance his knowledge of the idioms of the island specifically and its culture generally.
His stays on the island not only provided for the three volumes of the Etymological Sardinian Dictionary, an essential tool for the study of the Sardinian language, but also “La vita rustica” (The Rustic Life), a book that reflects on life as seen by Wagner during his visits in the various regions of Sardinia.
This tour follows in Wagner’s path along quiet roads through some of the most historically and culturally rich regions of Sardinia. The Wagner tour is a shaped as a ring that encloses the southern half of this land. Stages have a medium-low difficulty level and leave time for visit to the numerous sites or - why not - take a swim in one of the best beaches of southern Sardinia.
We love this tour as it gives a great insight of both coastlines - east and west - as well as of inner Sardinia, as it cuts the island right in its middle, with two overnights in very typical locations.
Right as Wagner, you can get a fairly wide insight of Sardinia from the most touristic to the very remote and traditional areas, and also try the ever changing food and wine traditions. Are you going to write Wagner-alike travel blog yourself?