11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, thenstroll through Cala Brandinchi, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello della Fava. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, and then don't miss a visit to Spiaggia di Posada.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to San Teodoro is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Valletta in September since evenings lows in San Teodoro dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Palau.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Posada, L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, Cala Brandinchi
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

2
nights
Palau

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), stop by Ricami Veronica(by hobby del ricamo) and then explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Capo Testa and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palau trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Palau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Palau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Maddalena, Capo Testa
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Speed Boats Tours
Capo Testa
Capo Testa

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Basilica San Gavino (in Porto Torres) and La Pelosa Beach (in Stintino). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Lazzaretto, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alghero road trip planning website.

Getting from Palau to Alghero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Basilica San Gavino, La Pelosa Beach
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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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cagliari: Porto Giunco (in Villasimius), Su Zurfuru Mine (in Fluminimaggiore) and Spiaggia di Sant'Elmo (in Castiadas). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Poetto, don't miss a visit to Bastione di Saint Remy, stroll through Spiaggia di Tuerredda, and explore by horseback at Ranch Paky Barroso.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cagliari day trip planning site.

You can drive from Alghero to Cagliari in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Cagliari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Giunco, Ranch Paky Barroso, Su Zurfuru Mine, Spiaggia di Tuerredda, Spiaggia di Sant'Elmo
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Poetto ©
Poetto
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco

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