24 days in Sardinia Itinerary

24 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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24 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28 h
1
Cagliari
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cabras
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Villasimius
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Alghero
— 5 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo and Ranch Paky Barroso. Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro and Giardino Sonoro - Pinuccio Sciola will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Cagliari: Sotto Torre Beach (in Calasetta), Carbonia (Municipal Archaeological Museum & Parco Archeologico di Monte Sirai) and Sant'Antioco (Villaggio Ipogeo & Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castle of Sanluri, wander the streets of Quartiere Villanova, head outdoors with Sella del Diavolo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Tuerredda.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cagliari online trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Cagliari is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Cagliari. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Cagliari reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sant'Antioco, Carbonia, Spiaggia di Tuerredda, Castello di Acquafredda, Ranch Paky Barroso
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro ©
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro
Spiaggia del Morto ©
Spiaggia del Morto

4
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at I Gatti di Su Pallosu and Beach & Sea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabras: Arbus (Pistis Beach & Capo Pecora Beach), MURATS. Museo Unico Regionale Arte Tessile Sarda (in Samugheo) and Ci.M.A. Civico Museo Allai (in Allai). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Civico Giovanni Marongiu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Neve, and kick back and relax at Camping Is Aruttas.

Make your Cabras itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Cagliari to Cabras by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Cabras, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Villasimius.

Things to do in Cabras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bonarcado, Arbus, Beach & Sea, Antiquarium Arborense, I Gatti di Su Pallosu
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5
nights
Villasimius

Villasimius ©
Visiting Spiaggia di Porto Sa Ruxi and Colostrai will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Via del Mare and Torre di Porto Giunco are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Su Sirboni Beach (in Marina di Gairo), Spiaggia della Marina di Cardedu (in Cardedu) and Spiaggia di Mari Pintau (in Quartu Sant'Elena).

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Villasimius driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cabras to Villasimius in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Villasimius are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Alghero.

Things to do in Villasimius

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Castiadas, Spiaggia della Marina di Cardedu, Colostrai, Su Sirboni Beach, Spiaggia di Mari Pintau
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Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Colostrai ©
Colostrai
Cala Monte Turno ©
Cala Monte Turno

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica San Gavino and Cattedrale di San Nicola. Visiting La Pelosa Beach and Spiaggia di Balai will get you outdoors. Explore Alghero's surroundings by going to spiaggia di Porto Ferro (in Sassari), Cattedrale di San Pietro (in Tempio Pausania) and Cattedrale di Sant'Antonio Abate e Museum Ampuriense (in Castelsardo). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Summer Dream, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, and explore the fascinating underground world of Capo Caccia.

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Getting from Villasimius to Alghero by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Alghero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stintino, Sassari, Porto Torres, Cattedrale di Sant'Antonio Abate e Museum Ampuriense, Cattedrale di San Pietro
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spiaggia di Porto Ferro ©
spiaggia di Porto Ferro
Spiaggia di Balai ©
Spiaggia di Balai
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach

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