15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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15 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Olbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Alghero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Bosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Oristano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cagliari
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Olbia

Olbia ©
Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo etnografico Galluras and La Fortezza di Monte Altura. Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa San Lorenzo and Complesso nuragico di Lu Brandali. Change things up with these side-trips from Olbia: Cala Spinosa (in Santa Teresa Gallura), Arzachena (Spiaggia La Celvia & Nuraghe la Prisgiona) and La Gelateria Dell'angolo (in Palau).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Olbia road trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Olbia is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Olbia due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in Olbia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Teresa Gallura, Arzachena, Palau, Museo etnografico Galluras , Chiesa San Lorenzo
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Museo etnografico Galluras ©
Museo etnografico Galluras
Spiaggia La Celvia ©
Spiaggia La Celvia
La Fortezza di Monte Altura ©
La Fortezza di Monte Altura

3
nights
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 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sant'Antonio Abate e Museum Ampuriense, then see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Intreccio Mediterraneo, then contemplate the long history of Basilica San Gavino, and finally do a tasting at Sella & Mosca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then have fun at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele, and then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Alghero day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Olbia to Alghero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bosa.

Things to do in Alghero

Wineries Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Castelsardo, Sassari, Basilica San Gavino
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
Basilica San Gavino ©
Basilica San Gavino

2
nights
Bosa

Bosa ©
Bosa is a town and comune in the province of Oristano (until May 2005 it was in the province of Nuoro), part of the Sardinia region of Italy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Delle Conce and Chiesa di San Leonardo. Visiting Spiaggia dell'Arco and Bosa Diving Center will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Deriu, get to know the resident critters at Il Parco Degli Uccelli, and delve into the distant past at Insediamento Battesimale Paleocristiano di Cornus Columbaris.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bosa trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Alghero to Bosa in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oristano.

Things to do in Bosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia dell'Arco, Il Parco Degli Uccelli, Insediamento Battesimale Paleocristiano di Cornus Columbaris, Chiesa di San Leonardo
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Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco
Museo Delle Conce ©
Museo Delle Conce
Museo Casa Deriu ©
Museo Casa Deriu

2
nights
Oristano

Oristano ©
Oristano is an Italian city and comune, and capital of the Province of Oristano in the central-western part of the island of Sardinia. On the 30th (Tue), look for gifts at Massive Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Funtana Meiga Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Oasi di Seu, and finally stroll through I Gatti di Su Pallosu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Pietro di Zuri, and then see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Ossidiana.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oristano trip planner .

You can drive from Bosa to Oristano in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Oristano are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Oristano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabras, Museo dell'Ossidiana, I Gatti di Su Pallosu, Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci
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Museo dell'Ossidiana ©
Museo dell'Ossidiana
Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci ©
Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci
Chiesa San Pietro di Zuri ©
Chiesa San Pietro di Zuri

3
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.
Relax by the water at Porto Pino and Spiaggia Porto Pino. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca and Spiaggia Portu Tramatzu. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cagliari: Grotte Is Zuddas (in Santadi) and Museo del Carbone (in Carbonia). There's more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of San Pancrazio.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cagliari vacation builder app .

You can drive from Oristano to Cagliari in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Teulada, Sant'Anna Arresi, Grotte Is Zuddas, Museo del Carbone
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Spiaggia Porto Pino ©
Spiaggia Porto Pino
Porto Pino ©
Porto Pino
Museo del Carbone ©
Museo del Carbone

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