15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cagliari
— 3 nights
2
Villasimius
— 2 nights
3
Arzachena
— 3 nights
4
La Maddalena
— 3 nights
5
Alghero
— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parco Aymerich (in Laconi), Su Nuraxi (in Barumini) and Parco della Giara Tuili (in Tuili). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Poetto, make a trip to Bastione di Saint Remy, wander the streets of Stampace, and identify plant and animal life at Isolotto Faraglione del Pan di Zucchero.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cagliari trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cagliari. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Villasimius.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Iglesias, Su Zurfuru Mine, Parco Aymerich, Ranch Paky Barroso, Su Nuraxi
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Parco della Giara Tuili ©
Parco della Giara Tuili
Poetto ©
Poetto
Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso

2
nights
Villasimius

Villasimius ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis, kick back and relax at Cala Sinzias, and then make a trip to Spiaggia del Giunco o Notteri. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then stroll through Porto Giunco, and then take some stellar pictures from Torre di Porto Giunco.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Villasimius sightseeing tool.

Getting from Cagliari to Villasimius by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Villasimius can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arzachena.

Things to do in Villasimius

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cala Sinzias
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Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Cala Sinzias ©
Cala Sinzias
Torre di Porto Giunco ©
Torre di Porto Giunco

3
nights
Arzachena

Arzachena ©
Arzachena is a town and comune in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia, Italy. Explore Arzachena's surroundings by going to Casa del Formaggio - Enoteca La Cantina (in Porto San Paolo), Cala Brandinchi (in Capo Coda Cavallo) and Santa Teresa Gallura (Torre di Longonsardo & Capo Testa). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Capriccioli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia La Cinta, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the world behind art at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Arzachena route builder.

Getting from Villasimius to Arzachena by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Arzachena

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Olbia, Santa Teresa Gallura, Spiaggia La Cinta, Museo etnografico Galluras , Spiaggia di Rena Bianca
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Museo etnografico Galluras ©
Museo etnografico Galluras
Capriccioli ©
Capriccioli
Capo Testa
Capo Testa

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). Step out of La Maddalena to go to Caprera and see Centro Velico Caprera, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena, get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Cala Corsara, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Bassa Trinita.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our La Maddalena online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Arzachena to La Maddalena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Centro Velico Caprera, Cala Corsara
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Isola di Spargi ©
Isola di Spargi

3
nights
Alghero

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Ponte Romano sul fiume Rio Mannu (in Porto Torres), Stintino (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Palazzo della Provincia (in Sassari). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, and wander the streets of Centro Storico Bosa.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alghero trip planner.

You can 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 May, daytime highs in Alghero are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Stintino, Ponte Romano sul fiume Rio Mannu, Centro Storico Bosa, Palazzo della Provincia
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

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