8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Teodoro
— 2 nights
2
Palau
— 2 nights
3
Alghero
— 2 nights
4
Cagliari
— 1 night

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 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, kick back and relax at Cala Brandinchi, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta, and then make a trip to Spiaggia di Posada.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro day trip site.

Valletta, Malta to San Teodoro is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Valletta in September, plan for little chillier nights in San Teodoro, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palau.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Posada, L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, Cala Brandinchi
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

2
nights
Palau

Palau ©
Palau is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220km north of Cagliari and about 30km northwest of Olbia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by Ricami Veronica(by hobby del ricamo) and then explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Capo Testa and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Palau vacation planning site.

Drive from San Teodoro to Palau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Palau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Maddalena, Capo Testa
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Speed Boats Tours
Capo Testa
Capo Testa

2
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Gavino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Pelosa Beach. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alghero trip app.

Traveling by car from Palau to Alghero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

La Pelosa Beach, Basilica San Gavino
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria, thenmake a trip to Bastione di Saint Remy, thenstroll through Poetto, and finally ride a horse along Ranch Paky Barroso.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cagliari trip planner.

Drive from Alghero to Cagliari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Cagliari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ranch Paky Barroso
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Poetto ©
Poetto
Bastione di Saint Remy ©
Bastione di Saint Remy

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