8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
Santa Teresa Gallura
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Cabras
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cagliari
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Villasimius
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  29 h
End: Melbourne

1
day
Santa Teresa Gallura

Santa Teresa Gallura ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Complesso nuragico di Lu Brandali and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Rena di Ponente.

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Melbourne, Australia to Santa Teresa Gallura is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Santa Teresa Gallura is minus 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Santa Teresa Gallura

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Spiaggia Rena di Ponente ©
Spiaggia Rena di Ponente

2
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.
On the 27th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, steep yourself in history at S'Archittu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis, then cruise along Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre, and finally steep yourself in history at Area archeologica di Tharros. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mari Ermi, kick back and relax at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, then kick back and relax at Sa Mesa Longa, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Giovanni Marongiu.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cabras travel planner.

You can drive from Santa Teresa Gallura to Cabras in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. August in Cabras sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Cabras

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Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, S'Archittu, Area archeologica di Tharros
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Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©

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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.
On the 29th (Sat), hunt for treasures at San Benedetto market, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urpinu.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Cagliari online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cabras to Cagliari in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Cagliari, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Villasimius.

Things to do in Cagliari

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San Benedetto market ©
San Benedetto market
Monte Urpinu ©
Monte Urpinu
Museo Archeologico Nazionale ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Villasimius

Villasimius ©
On the 30th (Sun), kick back and relax at Cala Sinzias, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pira, then kick back and relax at Timi Ama Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Capo Carbonara.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Villasimius trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Cagliari to Villasimius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Villasimius, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cala Pira, Cala Sinzias
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Cala Sinzias ©
Cala Sinzias

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