10 days in Cagliari, Olbia & La Maddalena Itinerary

10 days in Cagliari, Olbia & La Maddalena Itinerary

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Cagliari
— 3 nights
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Olbia
— 3 nights
Bus to Palau, Ferry to La Maddalena
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La Maddalena
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Palau Porto, Bus to Olbia Corso Vittorio Veneto 3C-Capolinea, Foot to C.so Umberto FS, Bus to Olbia, Fly to London

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Cagliari

— 3 nights

City of Sun

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.
Explore Cagliari's surroundings by going to Villasimius (Porto Giunco & Spiaggia di Punta Molentis). Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Poetto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria, stop by Paul's Bags, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urpinu.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cagliari journey planner.

London, UK to Cagliari is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Cagliari due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Cagliari at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Olbia.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Olbia

— 3 nights
Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo etnografico Galluras (in Luras) and Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo (in San Teodoro). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Olbia road trip planner.

Getting from Cagliari to Olbia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Olbia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

La Maddalena

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting La Maddalena side-trips: Santa Teresa Gallura (Torre di Longonsardo & Capo Testa). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our La Maddalena travel route planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Olbia to La Maddalena in 3 hours. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7: