17 days in Sardinia Itinerary

17 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Cagliari
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Iglesias
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Paulilatino Oristano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Alghero
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Luras
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
San Teodoro
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

5
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 explore and learn at Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro. Popular historic sites such as Il Belvedere di Nebida and Quartiere Villanova are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cagliari: Parco Archeologico di Monte Sirai (in Carbonia), Sant'Antioco (Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo, Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire, &more) and Castello di Acquafredda (in Siliqua). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Pranu Mutteddu, get engrossed in the history at Casa Zapata Museum, learn about winemaking at Colline del Vento, and see the interesting displays at Museo delle Cere Anatomiche.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cagliari tour itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Cagliari is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Cagliari are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Iglesias.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sant'Antioco, Iglesias, Parco Archeologico di Monte Sirai, Santuario Nuragico di Santa Vittoria, Castello di Acquafredda
Highlights from your plan
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro ©
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro
Castello di Acquafredda ©
Castello di Acquafredda

2
nights
Iglesias

Iglesias ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale di Iglesias, learn about winemaking at Cantina Aru, get to know the fascinating history of Il Belvedere di Nebida, thendelve into the distant past at Laveria Lamarmora, thenidentify plant and animal life at Isolotto Faraglione del Pan di Zucchero, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di San Nicolo'. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Villa Sulcis Archaeological Museum, browse the exhibits of Parco Archeologico di Monte Sirai, examine the collection at Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Iglesias.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Iglesias sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cagliari to Iglesias takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paulilatino Oristano.

Things to do in Iglesias

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Carbonia, Sant'Antioco, Buggerru, Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, Laveria Lamarmora
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato
Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo ©
Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo
Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire ©
Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire

2
nights
Paulilatino Oristano

Paulilatino Oristano ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Maria Immacolata, thenexplore the ancient world of Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, thenexplore the ancient world of Nuraghe Losa, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo del Pane Rituale Borore, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sabina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Costantino, thensee the interesting displays at Museo S'omo 'e sa Majarza, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Palmerio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria del Regno.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paulilatino Oristano online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Iglesias to Paulilatino Oristano takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Paulilatino Oristano

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bonarcado, Ghilarza, Chiesa dello Spirito Santo, Museo S'omo 'e sa Majarza, Museo del Pane Rituale Borore
Highlights from your plan
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina
Nuraghe Losa ©
Nuraghe Losa
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu ©
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu

4
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.
Chiesa di San Francesco and Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Museo Archeologico Nazionale Antiquarium Turritano and Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Sassari (Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem, Cattedrale di San Nicola, &more), Porto Torres (Basilica San Gavino & Spiaggia di Balai) and Altare Monte d'Accoddi (in Ottava). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Civica, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alghero online holiday planner.

You can drive from Paulilatino Oristano to Alghero in 1.5 hours. May in Alghero sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Luras.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sassari, Porto Torres
Highlights from your plan
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
Luras

Luras ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Olivastro Millenario, see the interesting displays at Museo etnografico Galluras , stop by Leoni Arte, thentake in the exciting artwork at Museo del Sughero, and finally make a trip to Tomba dei Giganti Pascaredda.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luras online route planner.

You can drive from Alghero to Luras in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Luras can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Luras

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Calangianus
Highlights from your plan
Museo etnografico Galluras ©
Museo etnografico Galluras
Museo del Sughero ©
Museo del Sughero
Leoni Arte ©
Leoni Arte

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 23rd (Sun): explore by horseback at Maneggio La Cinta, play a few rounds at Puntaldia Golf Club, kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, stroll through Spiaggia Salina Bamba, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, and finally identify plant and animal life at L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cala Ginepro Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Punta Molara, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Cala D’Ambra, thenhead outdoors with Nata Libera, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Teodoro day trip website.

Drive from Luras to San Teodoro in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Maneggio La Cinta ©
Maneggio La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

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