11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arzachena
— 3 nights
2
Alghero
— 1 night
3
Cabras
— 1 night
4
Cagliari
— 1 night
5
Aglientu
— 1 night

3
nights
Arzachena

Arzachena ©
Arzachena is a town and comune in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia, Italy. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Lorenzo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Celvia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stella Maris, then take an in-depth tour of La Fortezza di Monte Altura, and finally learn about winemaking at Tenute Olbios.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Arzachena sightseeing app.

Washington DC, USA to Arzachena is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Alghero.

Things to do in Arzachena

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Palau, Tenute Olbios, Spiaggia del Dottore, Museo del Sughero, Chiesa San Lorenzo
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Chiesa San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa San Lorenzo
Spiaggia La Celvia ©
Spiaggia La Celvia
Museo del Sughero ©
Museo del Sughero

1
night
Alghero

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Altare Monte d'Accoddi, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Gavino, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido San Giovanni, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through La Baia Dei Venti, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Civica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Arzachena to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Basilica San Gavino, Altare Monte d'Accoddi
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Altare Monte d'Accoddi ©
Altare Monte d'Accoddi
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
Basilica San Gavino ©
Basilica San Gavino

1
night
Cabras

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
On the 13th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Ci.M.A. Civico Museo Allai, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Neve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Giusta. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve di Santa Maria Assunta, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Vinicola Contini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Salvatore, and finally steep yourself in history at Ipogeo di San Salvatore.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cabras driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Alghero to Cabras in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Cabras sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cagliari.

Things to do in Cabras

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Bonarcado, Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci, Basilica di Santa Maria della Neve, Chiesa di Santa Giusta, Ci.M.A. Civico Museo Allai
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Chiesa di Santa Giusta ©
Chiesa di Santa Giusta
Chiesa di San Salvatore ©
Chiesa di San Salvatore
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu ©
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo delle Cere Anatomiche.

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Getting from Cabras to Cagliari by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Cagliari can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aglientu.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Saline Conti Vecchi, Ranch Paky Barroso
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Museo delle Cere Anatomiche ©
Museo delle Cere Anatomiche
Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele

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night
Aglientu

Aglientu ©
Aglientu is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 210km north of Cagliari and about 35km northwest of Olbia.Aglientu borders the following municipalities: Aggius, Luogosanto, Santa Teresa Gallura, Tempio Pausania, Trinità d'Agultu e Vignola.In 2005 hosted the Kitesurf World Cup; it is home to the Festa del Turista ("Tourist's Feast"). Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll through Torre Vignola e Chiesetta di San Silverio, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pischina, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Mud'A' - Aglientu.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aglientu trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cagliari to Aglientu in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aglientu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cala Pischina ©
Cala Pischina

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