8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

8 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Villasimius
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cabras
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Alghero
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Cincinnati

2
nights
Villasimius

Villasimius ©
You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Solanas and Cava Usai. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Timi Ama Beach and Area Marina Protetta Capo Carbonara.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Villasimius trip itinerary builder.

Cincinnati, USA to Villasimius is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cincinnati to Villasimius, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Villasimius can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Sinzias, Cala Pira, Spiaggia di Solanas, Scoglio di Peppino
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Spiaggia di Solanas ©
Spiaggia di Solanas
Scoglio di Peppino ©
Scoglio di Peppino
Cala Sinzias ©
Cala Sinzias

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maimoni Beach, thenget outside with Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre, thensteep yourself in history at Area archeologica di Tharros, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Giovanni Marongiu, enjoy the sand and surf at Sa Mesa Longa, thenidentify plant and animal life at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mari Ermi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cabras journey planner.

Traveling by car from Villasimius to Cabras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cabras are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Area archeologica di Tharros, Maimoni Beach
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Maimoni Beach ©
Maimoni Beach
Spiaggia Mari Ermi ©
Spiaggia Mari Ermi
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Torre del Porticciolo, enjoy the sand and surf at spiaggia di Porto Ferro, thenstroll through Porto Ferro, thenget outside with Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Lazzaretto.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alghero trip tool.

Drive from Cabras to Alghero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Alghero are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

spiaggia di Porto Ferro
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spiaggia di Porto Ferro ©
spiaggia di Porto Ferro
Spiaggia Torre del Porticciolo ©
Spiaggia Torre del Porticciolo
Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto ©
Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto

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