29 days in Sardinia Itinerary

29 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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29 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Siem Reap
Fly:  26​h
1
Cagliari
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Baunei
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
San Teodoro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
La Maddalena
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
5
Alghero
— 7 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Siem Reap

7
nights
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.
Explore Cagliari's surroundings by going to Spiaggia di Piscinas (in Arbus), Iglesias (Museo Diocesano di Iglesias, Cattedrale di Santa Chiara di Iglesias, & more) and Su Zurfuru Mine (in Fluminimaggiore). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poetto, don't miss a visit to Bastione di Saint Remy, explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica di Nora, and walk around Parco Aymerich.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cagliari trip builder app .

Siem Reap, Cambodia to Cagliari is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Siem Reap in August since evenings lows in Cagliari dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baunei.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Iglesias, Barumini, Villasimius, Area Archeologica di Nora, Parco della Giara Tuili
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Parco della Giara Tuili ©
Parco della Giara Tuili
Poetto ©
Poetto
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco

4
nights
Baunei

Baunei ©
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. Get out of town with these interesting Baunei side-trips: Cala Gonone (Grotta del Bue Marino & Cala Fuili Beach), Dorgali (Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca & Cantina Atha Ruja Poderi) and Nuraghe Sceri (in Ilbono). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Biriala, and make a trip to Rocce rosse.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Baunei day trip website .

Traveling by car from Cagliari to Baunei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dorgali, Nuraghe Sceri, Rocce rosse
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Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Spiaggia di Cala Luna ©
Spiaggia di Cala Luna
Grotta del Bue Marino ©
Grotta del Bue Marino

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Teodoro: Costa Corallina Beach (in Olbia), Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei) and Spiaggia Berchida (in Siniscola). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Cinta, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castello della Fava, and explore the ancient world of Necropoli di San Simplicio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Teodoro trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Baunei to San Teodoro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in September, San Teodoro is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Maddalena.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Olbia, Posada, Spiaggia Berchida, Cala Brandinchi, Oasi Biderosa
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Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
La Cinta ©
La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

4
nights
La Maddalena

La Maddalena ©
La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Trinita d'Agultu e Vignola), Valle della Luna (in Capo Testa) and Santa Teresa Gallura (Spiaggia Baia Santa Reparata & Cala Spinosa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena, head off the coast to Isola di Spargi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Testa di Polpo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Corsara.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Maddalena trip builder site .

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to La Maddalena takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Teresa Gallura, Caprera, Cala Corsara, Scuba & Snorkeling, Valle della Luna
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Isola di Spargi ©
Isola di Spargi
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Alghero

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: Centro Storico Bosa (in Bosa), Porto Torres (Basilica San Gavino & Asinara) and Stintino (La Pelosa Beach & Spiaggia Le Saline). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, stroll through Spiaggia di Is Arutas, and explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from La Maddalena to Alghero in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Torres, Stintino, Roccia dell'Elefante, Centro Storico Bosa, Spiaggia di Is Arutas
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach

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