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All about Aritzo Off-Road Experience

Our history

Aritzo Off Road is an experience, a journey within a journey, to discover the wildest Sardinia, that of central Barbagia, as you have never seen it before. On board the iconic Buggy, the car with cheeky, agile and compact lines, designed to venture over unconventional and rugged terrain, you go to discover the territory of Aritzo: flora, fauna, history, traditions, archeology, ancient legends and ancient crafts.Aritzo Off Road is an experience, a journey within a journey, to discover the wildest Sardinia, that of central Barbagia, as you have never seen it before. On board the iconic Buggy, the car with cheeky, agile and compact lines, designed to venture over unconventional and rugged terrain, you go to discover the territory of Aritzo: flora, fauna, history, traditions, archeology, ancient legends and old jobs.

Breathtaking views and pristine landscapes are the ideal stage to experience moments capable of building snapshots of memory among the scents and colors of nature.

At the foot of the Gennargentu, Aritzo is the undisputed destination of slow and experiential tourism, which thanks to its geographical characteristics welcomes visitors both in summer and in winter, showing its tourist vocation.

Its dense chestnut woods are famous enough to celebrate them with an annual festival, but also hazelnut trees, luxuriant forests and countless water springs that all together restore fairy-tale visions to the eyes.  

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Leading the Buggy "convoy" is Daniele Spinazzola, a frequent visitor to these enchanted places since childhood. His company will guarantee safety, adventure and discovery to the pilots and passengers of the 800 ZForce and Polaris 800 RZR Buggies on the hidden paths of the Gennargentu.

The itineraries designed to immerse yourself in nature last about three hours but can vary according to customer needs and weather conditions without neglecting the possibility of trying extraordinary night-time experiences.

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Info and tracks

The cost of each single outing with a two-seater CF 800 ZForce Buggy + driver is €180

The cost of each outing with Buggy Polaris 800 RZR four seats for three people + driver is € 220

 

The cost of each outing with Buggy Polaris 800 RZR four seats for two people + driver is € 170

 

The fleet currently consists of two two-seater CF 800 Zforce Buggy and a four-seater Polaris 800 RZR for a total of seven seats available, prices to be agreed may apply for groups.

 

Buggy rental package (two seats) + overnight stay (double room with private bathroom and breakfast included) for two people € 240

 

Any excursion packages proposed by me can be negotiated directly (times and conditions). Children under the age of 12 or under one and a half meters in height cannot ride on the Buggy.

 

Payment with the Pos is guaranteed, any inconvenience due to internet line problems cannot be attributed to our disservice and the payment will be made by you in cash with the relative payment receipt (invoice).

Winter departure times: 10 am or 2 pm lasting approximately three hours

 

Summer departure times: 09 am or 17 pm lasting approximately three hours

 

Each timetable is subject to climatic conditions

Clothing: long thermal, windproof trousers, closed shoes, bandana or mask, goggles and gloves, waxed are recommended

SNOWS (1400 MT)

Four Seasons

Among the most evocative routes in the Aritze area there is undoubtedly the one that leads to the ancient Neviere or domos de su nie (snow houses): deep circular wells bordered by dry stone walls where the snow was deposited, subsequently collected during the summer, when by now transformed into blocks of ice it was transported and sold in the rest of the island and with which the people of Aritza prepared Carapigna, a delicious forerunner of the ice, lemon and sugar sorbet we know today. 

To reach them, you start with the Buggy from the B&B La Baita di Aritzo: at an altitude of 800 metres, surrounded by chestnut trees, it anticipates the marvel of the paths to be followed within fairy-tale settings. Dense centuries-old woods of holm oaks and oaks, rocky dwellings of numerous waterfalls and Mediterranean scrub hide sheepfolds inhabited over the centuries by shepherds who spent the long periods of transhumance here. Going up the same ancient mule tracks, used in the past by the carts pulled by mules or horses of the ice traders, you arrive on a large platform dominated by the Mont'e Tuvara fire lookout. Located at an altitude of 1380 metres, it dominates the entire Tirso valley and when the sky is clear, the horizon stretches as far as the sea that bathes the coasts of Oristano. Here, it is worth a stop with the buggies to continue on foot with an agile and short trek up to the plateau of the two sources of pure and very fresh water of Funtana Cungiada, included in the Site of Community Interest of the Gennargentu Mountains, at 1450 meters above sea level, a realm of silence, where in compliance with this characteristic it is not infrequent to come across some specimens of mouflon, the island's symbolic animal, perhaps introduced by man in the Neolithic in Sardinia but also beautiful wild horses flying high eagle, queen of the skies of Gennargentu. The arrival up to the extension of the rocky crest of the Gennargentu Massif of Punta La Marmora is an unforgettable experience. A deep breath to immortalize this extraordinary "postcard" before returning to Aritzo.

NOCTURNAL (Stars)

Summer

It is a naturalistic astronomical experience which foresees the departure from Aritzo (B&B La Baita) at 800 meters and a journey of 50 min. with a height difference of 500 meters. through the woods, with buggies equipped with LED bars that allow better visibility at night, until reaching the lookout at 1377 m. where you can observe the constellations in an environment totally free of light pollution. The return is on the same road as the outward journey. Time of the experience in about 2.30 hours, departure around 21.30 and return around midnight.

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