8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sardinia attractions planner

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San Teodoro
— 2 nights
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Baunei
— 1 night
Drive
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Alghero
— 4 nights
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San Teodoro

— 2 nights
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 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, then kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, then stroll through Cala Brandinchi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Istana Beach, then explore the ancient world of Necropoli di San Simplicio, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Bianca.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Teodoro trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to San Teodoro is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to San Teodoro, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in San Teodoro reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Baunei

— 1 night
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. On the 14th (Sat), Head underground at Grotta del Fico, then discover the deep blue sea with Diving Cala Mariolu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Mariolu, and finally kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Baunei road trip planning tool.

Getting from San Teodoro to Baunei by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Teodoro in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baunei, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Alghero

— 4 nights

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 out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Stintino (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Torre della Pelosa, &more). The adventure continues: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, stroll through Spiaggia Mugoni, and explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia.

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You can drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Baunei in August since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Sardinia travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Caves
Sardinia, with its Mediterranean atmosphere and charm, is loved by visitors looking for things to do outdoors on their holiday, like swimming, boating, windsurfing, hiking, climbing, and camping. Taking advantage of the island's near-perfect summer weather, visitors tend to overcrowd Sardinia's coastal areas. The inner life of the island, away from the most popular vacation spots, remains largely unblemished by mass tourism and commercialization. Sardinia is steeped in history and has a colorful character quite different from the rest of Italy. This is where the ancient Nuragic society, whose stone monuments still litter the land, flourished more than three millennia ago--predating the Etruscan civilization in mainland Italy by several hundred years. Sardinia's seaside resorts may be among the best in the world, but its quieter and more interesting countryside offers a greater array of attractions, including a patchwork of forests, citrus groves, and medieval villages.