Tour description

SARDINIA PRIVATE TOUR

Travel to Sardinia with its idyllic climate, archaeology treasures, dramatic vistas and hearty cuisine that embodies all things Sardinian. Famous mostly for its sea and coastline, Sardinia also abounds in spectacular natural scenery and numerous archaeological ruins, such as the archaeological sites of the early Prehistoric times and the Nuragic villages, as they represent the importance of the geographical and strategic position of Sardinia in the Mediterranean. Sardinia has some of Italy’s best beaches and on this tour, we make sure that you’ll have time to enjoy them.

A world apart, an Island separated from the rest of Italy not only by the sea but also by centuries of history and cultural experience.

We have a real passion for Sardinia and look forward to sharing it with you!

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SARDINIA PRIVATE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS

  • More than 15 included sightseeing tours & cultural experiences
  • Wander the medieval lanes of BOSA, dominated by an impressive CASTLE
  • Visit a local winery specialized in the MALVASIA wine production
  • Fall in love with the distinctive NURAGHE, pre-historic conical stone towers for which Sardinia is famous for
  • Stroll around ALGHERO, surrounded by towers and fortifications
  • SARDINIAN MURALS in TINNURAHome-hosted lunch in the hills of ALGHERO
  • Be amazed by the prehistoric settlement UNESCO SU NURAXI, the most complete Nuraghic complex in Sardinia
  • Visit of a local WINERY for a wine tasting
  • Exceptional local tour director, experienced to accompany you throughout your journey
  • Entrances to main Sardinian sites are included
  • Transportation on tour, via private air-conditioned mercedes car
  • Included gratuity for city guides
  • Tour city guides as per itinerary
  • City taxes and service charges at all hotels and restaurants
  • Transfers while overseas, baggage transfers and porters are included
  • Included regional meals: All breakfasts, 2 foodie experiences, 2 dinners, 3 lunches (main meals include regional wine, mineral water, local coffee or tea only)
  • Arrival and departure: The tour will begin with transfers from Cagliari airport and end with a transfer to the airport in Alghero or Olbia at scheduled times.
  • Activity level: Light/Moderate
  • Terms & conditions/Single supplement: (View Here) and FAQ ( View Here)
  • Trip Interruption & Cancellation insuranceis not included. We highly recommend Travelex-Insurance.com to protect your vacation.
  • Purchase of European Travel & Health insurance is strongly recommended

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

 

THE PEARLS OF SARDINIA TRAVEL ITINERARY

NORTHERN SARDINIA PRIVATE TOUR

PRIVATE TOUR AVAILABLE FROM CAGLIARI TO ALGHERO

Day 1: WELCOME TO SARDINIA & CAGLIARI

Arrive at Cagliari international airport and private transfer to centre for 3 nights stay in our central boutique hotel ”VILLA FANNY“ or similar, close to the city’s architecturally treasures. At 6.30 pm enjoy a welcome drink in the bar area followed by dinner in a popular restaurant.Overnight in CAGLIARI.

Day 2: HIGHLIGHTS OF CAGLIARI & SAN BENEDETTO MARKET

Start your discovery of Sardinia with a guided walking tour of CAGLIARI ,the Sardinian capital.It has an enviable setting overlooking the beautiful Bay of Angels and its historic heart, the CASTELLO which is cradled by ancient ramparts that enclose some beautiful architectural gems and historical treasures.Beneath the citadel walls, the vibrant marina quarter is a tangle of tiny streets bursting with tantalizing shops, restaurants and bars.The day starts with a walking tour of the NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM,the SANTA MARIA CATHEDRAL,where to admire the Pisan Romanesque façade,THE ROYAL PALACE and the BASTIONE SAINT REMY, a glorious spot for amazing views.After an included lunch in a local restaurant, we’ll visit the popular SAN BENEDETTO MARKET.Evening is on your own to enjoy the city at leisure.Overnight in CAGLIARI.

Day 3: ANCIENT NORA, OLIVE OIL FARM

This morning, we head south-west out of the city over bridges and viaducts crossing salt pans that have been in use since the Romans arrived at the sunken Phoenician city of NORA, one of Sardinia’s most archaeological site in Sardinia.Following this, we have an exclusive visit to OLIVE OIL FARM for a taste and a traditional light lunch.Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.Overnight in CAGLIARI.

Day 4: WINERY,UNESCO SU NURAXI & COLORFUL BOSA

Our tour takes you today to visit a local WINERY for a tasting of some Sardinian wines such as Vermentino and Cannonau. After an included street food experience with local products, we will drive to the Bronze Age site at SU NURAXI in BARUMINI, ancient megalithic constructions developed during the Nuragic age (1900-730 B.C.), included by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.The Nuraghic people built many prehistoric stone villages in Sardinia from about 1800 BC but left no written records. Su Nuraxi, is described as the finest and most complete example of this remarkable form of prehistoric architecture. Continue to the delightful pastel-coloured houses town of BOSA located on a green valley at the foot of a mountainous area dominated by the CASTELLO DEI MALASPINA, on the right bank of the Temo river, the only navigable one in Sardinia. This fascinating town is famous for its artisan tradition of gold-filigree jewellery and lacemaking. MALVASIA white grapes proliferate around Bosa and this sweet wine is one of Sardinia’s highest-quality ones which we try today in a local wine shop. We end the day visit with a photo stop at the mural town of TINNURA.Spend the last three nights in the picturesque medieval seaside town of ALGHERO staying at the central “CARLOS V HOTEL” or similar. A pizza by meter dinner is included today. Overnight in ALGHERO. Walking: Moderate

Day 5: CATALAN ALGHERO

Following the Catalan-Aragonese invasion of Sardinia, the medieval fortified seaside town underwent total Hispanicization and became known as “little Barcelona”. The lively piazza is fitted with shops and restaurants. Our guided tour takes us through the labyrinthine alleys of remarkably preserved old Alghero, defended by robust walls and four bastions dedicated to famous explorers. Continue to the village of ITTIRI where you will visit a Sardinian family in their farmhouse for a delicious Sardinian lunch and hands-on-making local cheese.Dinner is on your own this evening to soak up the beauty of charming Alghero. Overnight in ALGHERO

Day 6: ARRIVEDERCI NORTHERN SARDINIA

Morning transfers to Alghero or Olbia airport for your flight home

TOUR PRICING

6 days starting from € 1,500 pp

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SARDINIA & CORSICA

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