11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Alghero
— 2 nights
2
Palau
— 2 nights
3
San Teodoro
— 1 night
4
Cagliari
— 3 nights

2
nights
Alghero

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
When in Alghero, make a side trip to see La Pelosa Beach in Stintino, approximately Stintino away. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Lazzaretto.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero vacation planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Alghero is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Alghero is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Palau.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

La Pelosa Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach

2
nights
Palau

Palau is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220km north of Cagliari and about 30km northwest of Olbia. On the 11th (Wed), race across the water with a speed boat tour and then stroll through Porto Pollo. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Longonsardo and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Palau itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Palau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Palau

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Torre di Longonsardo
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Porto Pollo ©
Porto Pollo

1
night
San Teodoro

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lu Impostu Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Palau to San Teodoro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Teodoro are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Castello della Fava
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Castello della Fava ©
Castello della Fava

3
nights
Cagliari

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Bastione di Saint Remy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Arcivescovile, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Poetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica di Nora and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Giunco.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cagliari route planner.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Cagliari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Cagliari are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Giunco, Area Archeologica di Nora, Ranch Paky Barroso
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Poetto ©
Poetto
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco

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