11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cagliari
— 2 nights
2
San Teodoro
— 1 night
3
Palau
— 1 night
4
La Maddalena
— 3 nights
5
Alghero
— 3 nights

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cagliari: Villasimius (Colline del Vento, Porto Giunco, &more), Spiaggia di Tuerredda (in Teulada) and Area Archeologica di Nora (in Pula). The adventure continues: stroll through Poetto, ride a horse along Ranch Paky Barroso, kick back and relax at Su Giudeo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Cesello.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cagliari vacation planner.

Milan to Cagliari is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in September; daily highs in Cagliari reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Villasimius, Ranch Paky Barroso, Spiaggia di Tuerredda, Su Giudeo, Area Archeologica di Nora
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Poetto ©
Poetto
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco

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 23rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Brandinchi, and finally kick back and relax at Porto Taverna Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Teodoro online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cagliari to San Teodoro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in San Teodoro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Palau.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Taverna Beach, Cala Brandinchi
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Talmone, thenkick back and relax at Porto Pollo, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Palau trip planner.

Drive from San Teodoro to Palau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Palau

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Speed Boats Tours
Porto Pollo ©
Porto Pollo

3
nights
La Maddalena

La Maddalena ©
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). Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Teresa Gallura (Cala Spinosa, Capo Testa, &more). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Isola Abbatoggia, and stop by Ricami Veronica(by hobby del ricamo).

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our La Maddalena sightseeing planner.

Ride a ferry from Palau to La Maddalena in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Teresa Gallura
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Capo Testa
Capo Testa
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Alghero

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alghero: Stintino (La Pelosa Beach & Off-Road Tours). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Spiaggia di Maria Pia, and take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alghero day trip planning website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from La Maddalena to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Alghero, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

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