Great Sardinia Tour
1° day / Sardinia
Arrival in Sardinia and first day dedicated to the visit of the Smeralda Coast: Porto Cervo, Capriccioli, Sardinia Bay, Cala di Volpe. It is worth a stop at the city of Santa Teresa of Gallura and splendid panoramic of Capo Testa. Overnight stay in area of Arzachena/Olbia
2° day / La Maddalena
Breakfast in hotel and departure to Palau. Boarding on ferries to La Maddalena Visit of the greatest islands: the Maddalena and Caprera (of interesting the Museum of Garibaldi), It is also possible to organize an excursion in private boats for the visit to the islands of the archipelago: Spargi, Budelli, Razzoli, Santa Maria. Departure from the port of Palau or Cannigione. Return and to the hotel.
3° day / Dorgali / Cala Gonone
Breakfast in hotel. Departure for the south of the island. Day dedicated to the visit of Dorgali and Cala Gonone. Not to lose the beautiful beaches of the gulf of Orosei: Cala Luna, Cala Mariolu, Cala Sisine. Near Dorgali it ‘s worth to visit the coves of Ispinigoli. Transfer to Bitti/Fonni for the overnight accommodation.
4° day / Mountain Villages: Bitti – Nuoro – Mamoiada - Orgosolo
Departure to Bitti and visit of the archaeological excavations of Romanzesu located in a wonderful landscape. The archaeological sites are among the most important of Sardinia. Romanzesu was founded in the Bronze Age and is known as a holy pilgrim places of antiquity. Further to Nuoro. This city which became the provincial capital in 1926, and is set in spectacular surroundings on a granite plateau beneath Monte Ortobene. The Museum of Sardinian life and popular traditions is very interesting. Also the Museum Deleddiano: Grazie Deledda (Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926) birthplace retains the atmosphere of a mid – 19th – century Sardinian home. Possibility to visit some difference mountain village of this area: Mamoiada is best known for the dark, forbidding masks for the dark, forbidding masks of the Mamuthones; Orgosolo: The villagers are known as rugged and hardy shepherds, proud of their lifestyle and traditions. The passion of the locals for social and political issues is also visible in the hundreds of murals painted on the walls of houses. Back to hotel.
5° day / Arbatax
Breakfast and departure for Arbatax along the eastern peaks of the Gennargentu National park. Teh most spectacular stretch is between Dorgali and Baunei (63km) of winding road hewn out of the rock by Piedmontese coal merchants during the min-1800s. The highest point of the Genna Silana Pas is 1017m. Visit of the splendid coastal zone from Baunei and Navarrese S.Maria. Arrival in Arbatax and overnight.
6° day / Arbatax
Today, the journey continues into the interior by one of the most extraordinary natural landscapes of Sardinia. Villanova Strisaili, a large village with ancient traditions of pastoralism. Here an excellent cheese is produced. Villanova Strisaili on the banks of the artificial lake of Alto Flumendosa. Continue on a curvy road to Ulassai where you can visit the beautiful caves "Su Marmuri". The return trip to Arbatax leads through the vineyards of the region Jerzu, capital of the "Canonau" – wine”. Overnight in Arbatax.
7° day / Villasimius
Breakfast in hotel. The itinerary goes along the road SS 125 Orientale Sarda towards south. The coast, in this part of the island, is particularly beautiful and evocative. Time for the visit of the beautiful locality of Villasimius. Overnight in Villasimius
8° day / Cagliari
After breakfast departure on a beautiful panoramic road to Cagliari. Full day at leisure for the many trips in this zone. Interestingly, a visit to Cagliari. City tour with visit to the National Archaeological Museum, a small but interesting museum of church art, the Tower of San Pancrazio, and the old city of Cagliari with the bastions of S. Croci. A little bit outside the city to visit: Botanical garden and the Sanctuary of Bonaria. In the afternoon visit to the largest complex of Sardinia Nuraghe Su Nuraxi "in Barumini. Where to stay in the room Capoterra / Nora.
9° day / Sant’Antioco
Departure to the island of S. Antioco. The small town, located on a low hill town located in a beautiful location. A tour of the island leads to many nice places: Cala Lunga Bay on the Cannai tower addition to the Nuraghe de S’Ega Marteddu. A few minutes away from the S. Antioco second largest town of the island, Calasetta. To the west of the harbor, you meet three beautiful beaches: Sottotorre, and Grande Saline. Back to Hotel
10 ° day / Oristano
Breakfast in hotel and departure to Iglesias. Tour of the mineralogical museum (very interesting collection of rare stones and semi-precious stones from around the world and antique finds). Continue towards Guspini and Oristano. Stop at the "Tempio di Antas" Punic-Roman temple of Sardus Paderborn. Continue via a panoramic road to the mines of Monte Vecchio and Ingurtosu. Impressive are the sand dunes of Rio Piscinas on the Costa Verde
Or: it is worth visiting the most spectacular coastlines in Italy. You can reach this cliff on the road leading south-west from Iglesias to Fontanamare, Nebida after Planusartu. Discontinued or economically unproductive mines, you can visit the morning. Compared to the mineral rich, purple and red speckled coast rock rises the 132m high, white and perfectly cone-shaped "Pan di Zucchero" (Sugar Loaf) out of the sea. In the evening arrival in Oristano. Overnight.
11° day / Tharros - Alghero
Breakfast in hotel. Departure to the Sinis peninsula Visit the Punic-Roman city of Tharros, the church of San Salvatore and the pond of Cabras, where in some periods of the year it is possible to admire the colony of pink flamingos. Departure to Alghero.
Here you can chose to roads: 1) Along the highway to Paulilatino and visit of the well temple of Santa Cristina dedicated to the local mothergoddes dating from the 1st millennium BC. Further to the Nuraghe of Sant’Antine and at the Basilica of San Pietro di Sorres.2) Along the coast road to S. Caterina di Pittinurri, Bosa where you can visit the Castel “Malaspina”, Cathedral dedicated to the Virgin Mary, main street Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, and the district of Sa Conzas. and the little town. Arrival in Alghero.
12° day / Alghero
The entire day is dedicated to the visit of Alghero. Stroll through the charming old town, of a still partially preserved fortress wall is protected on the sea side. Visit the church of San Franscesco and the monastery, The Cathedral of Santa Maria. Driving along the coast road to Porto Conte Capo Caccia and the Belvedere "la foradada. In the afternoon optional boat trip to visit the Neptune's Grotto. Worth seeing are Stintino (north), a small fishing village known for its beautiful beach "la Pelosa. Hotels in Alghero in Alghero area
13° day / Castelsardo /Stintino
Breakfast in hotel. All the day is dedicated to the visit of the north coast: the small village of Stintino (famous the beach of the "pelosa"). For the lovers of nature: excursion to the island-park of the Asinara. In the afternoon we suggest a visit of the graceful citizen of Castelsardo, famous for the production of Sardinian handicraft. Back to the Hotel.
14° day / Alghero
Relax. The hole day is dedicated to enjoy a day at the beach.
15° day / departure
Breakfast in hotel. Day at disposition for the last visits and transfer for the departure.
Duration of the tour: the tour have a duration of 7 to 14 nights. You can start the tour on any day of the week, all year round.
Minimum number of participants: no need for a minimum number of participants.
The rates include: accommodation in 3 star or 4 star hotels in double room with private bathroom, 7 nights and 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners (for programs in half board).
Prices do not include: meals, travel to and from Sardinia, excursions, entrance fees in general or any other service not specifically mentioned.
For the “Tour In Libertà” is possible to combine a beach holiday either before or after the Tour.
Special rates for: Ferry + Tour In Libertà, Flight + Car + Tour In Libertà.
Good holiday in the fascinating island of Sardinia!