11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

11 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sardinia vacation planner
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San Teodoro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Palau
— 2 nights
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Alghero
— 3 nights
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Cagliari
— 3 nights

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San Teodoro — 2 nights

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.
Step out of San Teodoro to go to Macari and see Spiaggia Isuledda, which is approximately 8h 15 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Spiaggia La Cinta, kick back and relax at Cala Brandinchi, and stop by La Bottega di Anna.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Teodoro online vacation planner.

Cagliari to San Teodoro is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in San Teodoro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palau.
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Palau — 2 nights

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. On the 17th (Tue), choose your vessel at Boat Rentals and then stop by La Gelateria Dell'angolo. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Porto Pollo.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Palau trip planner.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Palau in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Alghero.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:

Alghero — 3 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Explore Alghero's surroundings by going to Basilica San Gavino (in Porto Torres) and La Pelosa Beach (in Stintino). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Lazzaretto.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alghero day trip planner.

You can drive from Palau to Alghero in 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 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Cagliari.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cagliari side-trips: Spiaggia di Tuerredda (in Teulada), Area Archeologica di Nora (in Pula) and Porto Giunco (in Villasimius). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Poetto, explore by horseback at Ranch Paky Barroso, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Elefante, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Collegiata Sant'Anna Cagliari.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cagliari trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Alghero to Cagliari in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Sardinia travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Caves
Sardinia, with its Mediterranean atmosphere and charm, is loved by visitors looking for things to do outdoors on their holiday, like swimming, boating, windsurfing, hiking, climbing, and camping. Taking advantage of the island's near-perfect summer weather, visitors tend to overcrowd Sardinia's coastal areas. The inner life of the island, away from the most popular vacation spots, remains largely unblemished by mass tourism and commercialization. Sardinia is steeped in history and has a colorful character quite different from the rest of Italy. This is where the ancient Nuragic society, whose stone monuments still litter the land, flourished more than three millennia ago--predating the Etruscan civilization in mainland Italy by several hundred years. Sardinia's seaside resorts may be among the best in the world, but its quieter and more interesting countryside offers a greater array of attractions, including a patchwork of forests, citrus groves, and medieval villages.
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