11 days in Province of Olbia-Tempio Itinerary

11 days in Province of Olbia-Tempio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Olbia-Tempio journey planner

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— 3 nights
Santa Teresa Gallura
— 3 nights
Taxi to Palau, Ferry to La Maddalena
La Maddalena
— 4 nights
Ferry to Palau, Bus to Olbia, Fly to Brussels, Train to Lille



— 3 nights
Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. Explore Olbia's surroundings by going to Arzachena (Capriccioli, Spiaggia del Principe, &more) and San Teodoro (Lu Impostu Beach & Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi, browse the exhibits of Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, stroll through Spiaggia La Cinta, and identify plant and animal life at L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Olbia trip planner.

Lille, France to Olbia is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Lille in July, expect Olbia to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Santa Teresa Gallura.

Things to do in Olbia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Teresa Gallura

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Costa Paradiso (in Costa Paradiso), Nuraghe Majori (in Tempio Pausania) and Spiaggia La Marinedda (in Isola Rossa).

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Teresa Gallura trip planner.

You can drive from Olbia to Santa Teresa Gallura in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Santa Teresa Gallura

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

La Maddalena

— 4 nights
La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Bassa Trinita, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Testa di Polpo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dalla Santissima Trinita.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Maddalena trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Santa Teresa Gallura to La Maddalena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Province of Olbia-Tempio travel guide

Beaches · National Parks · Nightlife
The province of Olbia-Tempio is a province in the autonomous region of Sardinia, Italy. It has two provincial capitals, Olbia (58,723 inhabitants) and Tempio Pausania (14,342 inhabitants). As of 2015, the province has a total population of 159,950 inhabitants and covers an area of 3406.18sqkm, so has a population density of 46.96 inhabitants per square kilometer. The president of Olbia-Tempio is Pietro Vittore Carzedda, and the province contains 26 comuni (plural; singular: comune), see list of communes of the Province of Olbia-Tempio.The largest comuni in the province are Olbia (population of 45,366 as of 2001), Tempio Pausania (13,992 as of 2001), Arzachena (12,080 as of 2001) and La Maddalena (11,369 as of 2001). The province of Olbia-Tempio was formed by a 2001 regional law that became effective in 2005. It contains a section of historic Gallura and is bordered by the provinces of Nuoro and Sassari.On 6 May 2012 the regional referendums of Sardinia took place regarding the abolition of certain provinces and a variety of other matters. The suggestion of reforming or abolishing certain provinces in Sardinia was approved by the Regional Council of Sardinia on 24 May 2012. Due to this, the province of Olbia-Tempio was ordered to form a new administrative body or be abolished on 1 March 2013, but this expiry date for constitutional changes was extended to 1 July 2013. It will be dissolved when the autonomous region passes a law regarding the Sardinian local authorities.