13 days in Sardinia Itinerary

13 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Start: Riga
Fly:  9 h
1
Cagliari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Alghero
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
San Teodoro
— 1 night
Taxi:  1 h 45 min
4
La Maddalena
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tempio Pausania
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Riga

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Porto Giunco and Spiaggia di Punta Molentis. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Area Archeologica di Nora and Museo Archeologico Nazionale. Explore Cagliari's surroundings by going to Chiesa di Sant'Efisio (in Pula), Teulada (Torre di Capo Malfatano & Spiaggia di Tuerredda) and Torre di Porto Giunco (in Villasimius). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro e Area Archeologica di Sant'Eulalia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Giorgio e Caterina, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cagliari, use our trip itinerary maker.

Riga, Latvia to Cagliari is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Cagliari is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Riga in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Cagliari: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Villasimius, Pula, Teulada
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Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis ©
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis

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 get in some beach time at Spiaggia Mugoni and Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Centro Storico Bosa and Castello di Bosa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Alghero with a short trip to Museo delle Conce in Bosa, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju, and explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alghero trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cagliari to Alghero in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Alghero, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bosa
Highlights from your plan
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lu Impostu Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Teodoro tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Alghero to San Teodoro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, Cala Brandinchi
Highlights from your plan
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta

1
night
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). Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Testa di Polpo and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the La Maddalena trip planning site.

Traveling by taxi from San Teodoro to La Maddalena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tempio Pausania.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

3
nights
Tempio Pausania

Tempio Pausania ©
Tempio Pausania is a town of about 14,000 inhabitants in the Gallura region of northern Sardinia, Italy, in the province of Sassari.HistoryCultural and delegated administrative centre of the Gallura sub-region, Tempio has an ancient history. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nuraghe Majori and Oratorio del Rosario. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia La Marinedda and Spiaggia Li Junchi - Badesi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tempio Pausania: Costa Paradiso (in Costa Paradiso) and Luras (Olivastro Millenario & Leoni Arte). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo etnografico Galluras and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Limbara.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tempio Pausania trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from La Maddalena to Tempio Pausania in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tempio Pausania

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Luras, Spiaggia La Marinedda, Costa Paradiso, Spiaggia Li Junchi - Badesi
Highlights from your plan
Museo etnografico Galluras ©
Museo etnografico Galluras
Spiaggia La Marinedda ©
Spiaggia La Marinedda
Nuraghe Majori ©
Nuraghe Majori

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