19 days in Sardinia Itinerary

19 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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19 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Alghero
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cabras
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Villasimius
— 3 nights
4
San Teodoro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
La Maddalena
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu and Spiaggia Mugoni. Get some historical perspective at Nuraghe Sant'Antine and Cattedrale di Santa Maria. Get out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Asinara (in Porto Torres) and La Pelosa Beach (in Stintino). The adventure continues: Head underground at Capo Caccia, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, delve into the distant past at Nuraghe di Palmavera, and do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero trip maker .

Saint Louis, USA to Alghero is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Saint Louis to Alghero, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in Alghero. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Nuraghe Sant'Antine, Asinara, La Pelosa Beach
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La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre and Spiaggia di Is Arutas. Visit Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina and Chiesa di Santa Giusta for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Cabras side-trips: I Gatti di Su Pallosu (in San Vero Milis) and Iglesias (Isolotto Faraglione del Pan di Zucchero & Il Belvedere di Nebida). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Area archeologica di Tharros.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cabras online route planner .

Traveling by car from Alghero to Cabras takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Cabras are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Villasimius.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Iglesias, I Gatti di Su Pallosu, Area archeologica di Tharros, Chiesa di Santa Giusta, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina
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Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas

3
nights
Villasimius

Villasimius ©
Get some cultural insight at Area Archeologica di Nora and Basilica Pontificia Minore di Sant'Elena Imperatrice. Step out of the city life by going to Porto Giunco and Poetto. Venture out of the city with trips to L'Enoteca Biondi 1959 (in Cagliari) and Spiaggia di Tuerredda (in Teulada).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Villasimius attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Cabras to Villasimius takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Villasimius are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cagliari, Basilica Pontificia Minore di Sant'Elena Imperatrice, Area Archeologica di Nora, Spiaggia di Tuerredda
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Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Poetto ©
Poetto

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've now added Citadel of Castelsardo to your itinerary. Nuraghe Majori and Chiesa San Lorenzo will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at La Cinta and Oasi Biderosa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Teodoro: Baunei (Cala Biriala & Cala Mariolu) and Nuraghe la Prisgiona (in Arzachena). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Teodoro trip app .

You can drive from Villasimius to San Teodoro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Maddalena.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Baunei, Chiesa San Lorenzo, Citadel of Castelsardo, Nuraghe Majori, Castello della Fava
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Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
La Cinta ©
La Cinta
Nuraghe Majori ©
Nuraghe Majori

2
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). On the 19th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Testa di Polpo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Coticcio, and then get engrossed in the history at La Fortezza di Monte Altura.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our La Maddalena trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to La Maddalena takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

La Fortezza di Monte Altura
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La Fortezza di Monte Altura ©
La Fortezza di Monte Altura

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