17 days in Sardinia Itinerary

17 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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17 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
+4
shuttle + Fly + foot + train + bus:  8​h
1
Villasimius
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Quartucciu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Cagliari
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Pula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Iglesias
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Arbus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Genoni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Santa Maria Navarrese
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Dorgali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Alghero
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
Stintino
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
12
Sassari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Olbia
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
14
Arzachena
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
15
Palau
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
16
La Maddalena
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

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Villasimius

Villasimius ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spiaggia di Punta Molentis as well as Area Marina Protetta Capo Carbonara. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then step off the mainland to explore Area Marina Protetta Capo Carbonara, and then stroll through Spiaggia di Punta Molentis.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Villasimius trip maker .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Villasimius is an approximately 8-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, Villasimius is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Quartucciu.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Spiaggia di Punta Molentis ©
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis

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Quartucciu

Quartucciu ©
Quartucciu is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 8km northeast of Cagliari.HistoryHuman presences in the territory of Quartucciu is attested since prehistoric times. Tomba dei Giganti di Is Concias has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the top attractions with Sardinia Tourist Guide, learn about winemaking at Cantine Argiolas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pantaleo, and finally explore the ancient world of Tomba dei Giganti di Is Concias.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Quartucciu trip website .

Getting from Villasimius to Quartucciu by car takes about an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Quartucciu

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sardinia Tourist Guide, Chiesa di San Pantaleo, Cantine Argiolas
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Chiesa di San Pantaleo ©
Chiesa di San Pantaleo
Cantine Argiolas ©
Cantine Argiolas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stay fit while traveling at Garrarufa Fish Therapy, then see the interesting displays at Cittadella dei Musei, then steep yourself in history at St Restituita's Crypt, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Poetto.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cagliari trip itinerary planning site .

Cagliari is just a short distance from Quartucciu. In April in Cagliari, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Poetto ©
Poetto

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Pula

Pula ©
Pula is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari in the Italian region of Sardinia, located about 25km southwest of Cagliari. On the 24th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinus Village, then delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica di Nora, and then tee off at Is Molas Resort.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pula route maker website .

You can drive from Cagliari to Pula in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Pula, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Iglesias.

Things to do in Pula

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Area Archeologica di Nora ©
Area Archeologica di Nora
Pinus Village ©
Pinus Village
Is Molas Resort ©
Is Molas Resort

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Iglesias

Iglesias ©
On the 25th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Antica Tonnara di Porto Paglia, delve into the distant past at Laveria Lamarmora, kick back and relax at Cala Domestica, then explore the ancient world of Tempio di Antas, and finally examine the collection at Museo dell'Arte Mineraria.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Iglesias vacation planning website .

Getting from Pula to Iglesias by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Arbus.

Things to do in Iglesias

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cala Domestica, Tempio di Antas, Antica Tonnara di Porto Paglia, Laveria Lamarmora
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Tempio di Antas ©
Tempio di Antas
Museo dell'Arte Mineraria ©
Museo dell'Arte Mineraria

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Arbus

Arbus ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Portixeddu, Head underground at Grotte di Su Mannau, then stroll through Spiaggia di Scivu, and finally delve into the distant past at Nuraghe Su Mulinu.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Arbus sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Iglesias to Arbus takes an hour. April in Arbus sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Genoni.

Things to do in Arbus

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fluminimaggiore, Spiaggia di Scivu, Nuraghe Su Mulinu
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Grotte di Su Mannau ©
Grotte di Su Mannau
Spiaggia di Scivu ©
Spiaggia di Scivu
Nuraghe Su Mulinu ©
Nuraghe Su Mulinu

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Genoni

Genoni ©
Genoni is a comune in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 70km north of Cagliari and about 35km southeast of Oristano. On the 27th (Thu), walk around Parco della Giara Tuili and then find something for the whole family at Parco Sardegna in Miniatura.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Genoni trip planner .

Getting from Arbus to Genoni by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Genoni sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Maria Navarrese.

Things to do in Genoni

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Tuili
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Parco Sardegna in Miniatura ©
Parco Sardegna in Miniatura
Parco della Giara Tuili ©
Parco della Giara Tuili

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Santa Maria Navarrese

Santa Maria Navarrese ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare Foxilioni and then explore the ancient world of Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Maria Navarrese day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Genoni to Santa Maria Navarrese takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Genoni in April since evenings lows in Santa Maria Navarrese dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dorgali.

Things to do in Santa Maria Navarrese

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tortoli
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Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti ©
Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti

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Dorgali

Dorgali ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Area Archeologica di Tiscali, explore the ancient world of Santuario Nuragico di Serra Orrios, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Fuili Beach.

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You can drive from Santa Maria Navarrese to Dorgali in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Dorgali

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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Cala Fuili Beach ©
Cala Fuili Beach
Santuario Nuragico di Serra Orrios ©
Santuario Nuragico di Serra Orrios
Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca ©
Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca

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Alghero

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 30th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, explore the ancient world of La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero route planner .

Drive from Dorgali to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Alghero sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stintino.

Things to do in Alghero

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Chiesa di San Francesco ©
Chiesa di San Francesco
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju ©
La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju

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Stintino

Stintino ©
Stintino is a coastal comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 200km north of Cagliari and about 35km northwest of Sassari.GeographyStintino is located on the peninsula of the same name, running from Nurra plain to the Asinara Island, part of the Asinara National Park, for which Stintino is the nearer embarkment place. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at La Pelosa Beach, then steep yourself in history at Basilica San Gavino, and then stop by Rosa Dei Venti.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Stintino online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Alghero to Stintino in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Sassari.

Things to do in Stintino

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Basilica San Gavino
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Basilica San Gavino ©
Basilica San Gavino

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Sassari

Sassari ©
Sassari is an Italian city and the second-largest of Sardinia in terms of population with 127,525 inhabitants, and a Functional Urban Area of about 222,000 inhabitants. On the 2nd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Sassari, look for gifts at Bagella, stop by Busatti, then soothe aching muscles at Be Well, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Nicola, and finally steep yourself in history at Altare Monte d'Accoddi.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sassari road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Stintino to Sassari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sassari are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Olbia.

Things to do in Sassari

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Altare Monte d'Accoddi
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Altare Monte d'Accoddi ©
Altare Monte d'Accoddi
Be Well ©
Be Well
Cattedrale di San Nicola ©
Cattedrale di San Nicola

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Olbia

Olbia ©
Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, then delve into the distant past at Pozzo Sacro Sa Testa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Olbia trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Sassari to Olbia in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Olbia sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arzachena.

Things to do in Olbia

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa ©
Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa
Pozzo Sacro Sa Testa ©
Pozzo Sacro Sa Testa

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Arzachena

Arzachena ©
Arzachena is a town and comune in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Nuraghe la Prisgiona, do a tasting at Vigne Surrau, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Bianca, and finally explore the activities along Golfo di Arzachena.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Arzachena vacation planner .

Arzachena is just a stone's throw from Olbia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Palau.

Things to do in Arzachena

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiaggia Bianca
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Spiaggia Bianca ©
Spiaggia Bianca
Nuraghe la Prisgiona ©
Nuraghe la Prisgiona
Vigne Surrau ©
Vigne Surrau

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Palau

Palau ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Roccia dell'Orso, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Garibaldino di Caprera , then make a trip to Tomba Dei Giganti, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Pollo.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Palau online day trip planner .

Palau is just a short distance from Arzachena. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Palau

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Museo Nazionale Garibaldino di Caprera
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Porto Pollo ©
Porto Pollo
Tomba Dei Giganti ©
Tomba Dei Giganti

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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). On the 6th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your La Maddalena trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Palau to La Maddalena takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks Nature
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