12 days in Sardinia Itinerary

12 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Cagliari
— 4 nights
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San Teodoro
— 2 nights
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Alghero
— 5 nights

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Cagliari

Cagliari ©

City of Sun

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.
Popular historic sites such as Area Archeologica di Nora and Il Belvedere di Nebida are in your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Poetto and Porto Giunco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cagliari: Spiaggia di Punta Molentis (in Villasimius), Su Nuraxi (in Barumini) and Nuraghe "Su Nuraxi" (in Samatzai). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Tuerredda and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Cagliari is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Cagliari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Cagliari sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Poetto ©
Poetto

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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 3rd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi, and then explore the ancient world of Necropoli di San Simplicio.

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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. In September, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

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Alghero

Alghero ©

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Get some historical perspective at Nuraghe di Palmavera and Nuraghe Majori. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Pelosa Beach and Spiaggia di Is Arutas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alghero: Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina (in Paulilatino Oristano), Nuraghe Santu Antine (in Torralba) and Nuraghe Losa (in Abbasanta). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis, steep yourself in history at Area archeologica di Tharros, and Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alghero itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Alghero sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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