15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Cagliari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Dorgali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Santa Teresa Gallura
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Alghero
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Cabras
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Teulada
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Nuraghe Arrubiu. You'll explore and learn at Casa Zapata Museum and Museo Omu Axiu Della Famiglia Vargiu. Get out of town with these interesting Cagliari side-trips: Castello di Acquafredda (in Siliqua), Castle of Sanluri (in Sanluri) and Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro (in Genoni). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Solanas, and stroll through Cala Pira.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cagliari vacation builder site.

Valletta, Malta to Cagliari is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Dorgali.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Orroli, Castello di Acquafredda, Spiaggia di Solanas, Castle of Sanluri, Cala Pira
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Nuraghe Arrubiu ©
Nuraghe Arrubiu
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro ©
Parc - Paleo Archeo Centro

2
nights
Dorgali

Dorgali ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta Beata Antonia Mesina, steep yourself in history at Murals of Orgosolo, examine the collection at Sa Dommo e sos Corraine - Casa Museo di Orgosolo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo del Costume, and finally examine the collection at Museo Deleddiano - Casa natale di Grazia Deledda. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Dorgali driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Cagliari to Dorgali takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Teresa Gallura.

Things to do in Dorgali

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orgosolo, Nuoro, Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee, Castello della Fava
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Murals of Orgosolo ©
Murals of Orgosolo
Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee ©
Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee
Castello della Fava ©
Castello della Fava

2
nights
Santa Teresa Gallura

Santa Teresa Gallura ©
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo del Banditismo, explore the ancient world of Nuraghe Majori, thenstroll through Spiaggia La Marinedda, thencruise along Costa Paradiso, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Torre Vignola e Chiesetta di San Silverio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Longonsardo, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Pollo, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Rena Majore, thenexplore the ancient world of Complesso nuragico di Lu Brandali, thenmake a trip to Valle della Luna, and finally don't miss a visit to Cala Spinosa.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Teresa Gallura day trip site.

Traveling by car from Dorgali to Santa Teresa Gallura takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Santa Teresa Gallura

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aglientu, Spiaggia La Marinedda, Costa Paradiso, Museo del Banditismo, Nuraghe Majori
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Nuraghe Majori ©
Nuraghe Majori
Museo del Banditismo ©
Museo del Banditismo
Spiaggia Rena Majore ©
Spiaggia Rena Majore

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nuraghe di Palmavera and Nuraghe Santu Antine. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Saccargia and Altare Monte d'Accoddi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Sassari (Necropoli di Museddu & Cattedrale di San Nicola), Museo del Sughero (in Calangianus) and Porto Torres (Basilica San Gavino & Museo Archeologico Nazionale Antiquarium Turritano). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Ferro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sant'Antonio Abate e Museum Ampuriense, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Civica.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alghero vacation planning app.

You can drive from Santa Teresa Gallura to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Alghero

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Sassari, Porto Torres, Castelsardo, Nuraghe Santu Antine, Museo del Sughero
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Museo del Sughero ©
Museo del Sughero
Nuraghe Santu Antine ©
Nuraghe Santu Antine
Basilica di Saccargia ©
Basilica di Saccargia

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Giusta, delve into the distant past at Nuraghe Losa, explore the ancient world of Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, thentake a memorable drive along Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis, and finally contemplate the long history of Area archeologica di Tharros. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Giovanni Marongiu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas, kick back and relax at Sa Mesa Longa, thenenjoy the sand and surf at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, and finally contemplate the long history of S'Archittu.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cabras vacation site.

Getting from Alghero to Cabras by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Cabras are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Teulada.

Things to do in Cabras

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Nuraghe Losa, S'Archittu, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
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Chiesa di Santa Giusta ©
Chiesa di Santa Giusta
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina
Nuraghe Losa ©
Nuraghe Losa

2
nights
Teulada

Teulada ©
On the 21st (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Museo Dei Paleoambienti Sulcitani, browse the exhibits of Museo del Carbone, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Monte Sirai, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Porto Pino. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire, examine the collection at Villaggio Ipogeo, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Comunale "Ferruccio Barreca", and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Teulada tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cabras to Teulada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Teulada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Teulada

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sant'Antioco, Carbonia, Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, Spiaggia Porto Pino
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Museo del Carbone ©
Museo del Carbone
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato

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