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See Sardinia from its mountaintops to its beaches with this 4x4 day trip from Cagliari. Showcasing the best of the island’s countryside, the experience includes views of pink flamingos in their natural environment, beach stops for snorkeling near Chia, and mountain lookouts for coastal vistas. It’s a great way to discover the landscape around the city without wasting any time.
We explore the pristine volcanic plateau of the Giara to meet the reknowned wild horses. We also discover Su nuraxi, the important prehistoric monument and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Giara is a vast uncontaminated basalt plateau where thousands of wild horses have lived for thousands of years, though it remains a mystery how they came to inhabit this natural landscape of outstanding beauty. We approach them through the cork oak trees and the myrtle-scented shrubs, to see them while they drink calmly in the small ponds. Below them, on the plain, we spot in the distance the monumental nuraghe of Barumini. This typical Sardinian prehistoric structure was built with stones carved out from the Giara itself. The nuraghe is made up of a system of towers, part of an old genial idea the memory of which has sadly been lost.Today we can witness an amazing prehistoric monument built by people who knew how to govern with balance over the external forces.
Spare yourself the strain of negotiating rough roads and hairpin bends and enjoy the expertise of a local guide on this door-to-door small-group tour of Is Cannoneris Nature Reserve. Look out for deer, eagles, and maybe even wild boar and mouflon sheep as you hike 6 miles (10 kilometers) through pristine holm-oak forest to swim at scenic waterfalls. Upgrade to enjoy a private tour.
Most visitors to Sardinia stick to the coastline, but the island also has spectacular inland countryside to explore. Set off from Geremeas on board a powerful dune buggy with this tour that zips up the forested Sette Fratelli mountain to scenic overlooks for sweeping views of the coast. Stop at a shepherd’s home for a traditional Sardinian lunch and learn about the history and culture of the island’s mountain residents from your guide.
Discover Sardinia’s little-known medieval sites with this tour of the Acquafredda Castle and San Giovanni Cave. Enjoy a scenic drive from Cagliari to the ruins of the clifftop castle and follow your guide up the trail to explore its abandoned village, fortress, and church. Relax over a glass of wine and traditional Sardinian products while enjoying the view, then head down through a spectacular cave set at the foot of the castle.
Discover the natural and manmade wonders of Sardinia on this full-day tour from Domus De Maria. Learn the fascinating history of the Porto Flavia seaport, venture underground to explore the Caves of Is Zuddas, then enjoy a delicious lunch (optional) of Sardinian cuisine and wines at a traditional Trattoria.
The Roman empire left its mark on every corner of Italy, and Sardinia is no exception. Walk in the footsteps of the ancients with this guided hike that traces a storied Roman road along the southern coastline between Santa Margherita di Pula and Chia. Hear stories and anecdotes about the route and the surrounding landscape from your guide, stop to admire the view, and enjoy lunch along the way.
Explore the rugged terrain of Sardinia on a full-day ATV tour from Chia. Your guide provides instruction for driving off-road on the ATV (quad) vehicle, then takes you on a 3-hour ride on dirt roads that lead to forests, mountains, and archaeological sites. Have the option to share a 2-person ATV or ride solo, and have the option to include a typical Sardinian lunch.
Escape to one of Sardinia’s loveliest island retreats during this full-day tour of San Pietro Island. Choose from shared or private options; the tour begins in the morning, when you’re picked up directly from your Chia or Domus de Maria accommodation. Journey via air-conditioned minivan to Calasetta, where you’ll board a ferry to the island. Upon arrival, swim in the turquoise sea, tour the vibrant town of Carloforte, see the Columns of Carloforte, and learn about San Pietro Island’s millennia of history.
Full day excursion to discover the hidden paradises of Chia. First, a jeep tour to visit the exclusive inlets of Chia and Teulada: Su Cardolinu island, Cala Cipolla, the lighthouse, Tuerredda, Porto Larboi, Cala Crabittu, till the beautiful beach of Malfatano. Then from there, after lunch (not included) consisting of fresh fish directly arrived from the local fishermen, we will start a tour of the protected beaches on board of an inflatable boat: Cape Teulada and Cala Zafferano, the perfect itinerary for unspoiled nature lovers.
The island of Sant'Antioco is home to the ruins of the oldest urban settlement in Sardinia, the Phoenician city of Sulky. We walk in the town of Sant'Antioco itself where the ancient settlement once stood; its colourful houses line along the small port where every day the fishermen sell their catch. The looks, the smiles and every little gesture of the local people could resemble those of the Phoenicians, of a place that still hides secrets. One of them is the tradition of the byssus, the renowned golden brown marine natural filaments that are still spun and woven today to get fine embroidery. We stroll along the coast on beautiful beaches interspersed with rocky natural barriers where the waves of the turquoise sea break. And we finally reach Calasetta, a small town of white houses nestled in juniper woods and vineyards that stretch all the way to the coast in front of the Faro di Mangiabarche, a working lighthouse that still guides sailors to safety.
The Rio Zairi is one of South Sardinia’s most popular canyoning sites, but visitors might be wary of adventuring along the river’s rocks and slopes if they don’t have any prior experience. This tour provides entry-level canyoning suitable for all levels of experience, with optional challenges thrown into the mix. You’ll jump waterfalls, slide down wet rock slopes, and climb down cliffs by rope. Finish the tour with a typical Sardinian snack, a “sa picchettada.”
Enjoy a unique and fascinating experience in the Asinara National Park. A 3 hours drive from Cagliari through the beautiful Sardinian countryside up to the northwest of the island where we will catch a dinghy or a boat.
With its untouched natural beauty, isolated landscape, rare flora and fauna species, and unique history, this island located on the far northwest tip of Sardinia, separating the open sea from the gulf which takes its name, is in a world of its own. Ready for you to explore.
You can admire this untouched landscape by an off-road vehicle or trekking.
Head from Chia to the culturally rich medieval city of Cagliari on a guided tour, which includes stops at Cagliari’s must-see attractions and natural wonders alike. Choose to travel by foot or by car as you visit the city’s bustling markets, historical monuments, and nearby Lagoon of Santa Gilla with a guide, learning about Cagliari’s culture and history as you go.
Tour alla scoperta della costa sud occidentale della Sardegna, attraverso le montagne che si estendono da Pula fino a Domus de Maria, percorribili solo in 4x4! Accompagnati dalla nostra Guida Ambientale Escursionistica attraverseremo una delle zone più selvagge della Sardegna, la verde foresta de “Is Cannoneris”, famosa per la presenza di cervi e daini e per le sue vette che raggiungono i mille metri, regalandoci panorami mozzafiato e natura incontaminata
Il tour prosegue verso il mare tra cale e spiaggie di notevole bellezza, tra le quali Chia - Su Giudeu, Capo Malfatano e Tuerredda, circondati da antiche torri costiere, il profumo costante della macchia mediterranea e il verde smeraldo del mare.
Get back to nature and discover some of the most beautiful hidden beach coves in Sardinia just outside the coastal town of Chia by inflatable boat. Your guide and skipper will take you to explore up to 6 of the most spectacular beaches depending on time. Experience the beaches with just you and your small group and see some of the protected beaches from the water.
Enjoy a lunch of freshly caught fish from the local fishermen in an amazing location "Malfatano" the only restaurant a few meters from the sea.
Luxuriate in Sardinia’s turquoise waters, and enjoy a full day out at sea, on this private boat tour. Following pickup from your area accommodation, hop aboard your vessel and depart from the Marina di Teulada. You’ll trawl the waters along Sardinia’s southern coast, will have the chance to go for a dip, will see the paradisiacal Cala Zefferano beach, and will enjoy the tranquil pace of life. This boat tour also invites you to fish; your catches can be grilled and enjoyed on board.
Fascinating itinerary full-day private tour for discovering the wine tastes around two wineries. Our experts will take you around ancient equipment, in the spaces where must ferment and in those where the wine develops in the casks. We will stop in a traditional farmhouse for a delicious Sardinian typical lunch.
The historic mine in Porto Flavia is one of the most fascinating sights in Sardinia, but reaching the complex by public transportation can be time-consuming. Save hours with this tour from Chia via private minivan and spend more time exploring the storied tunnels overlooking the Pan di Zucchero sea stacks off the coast. Learn about this remarkable example of industrial archaeology during a guided tour before the ride back to Chia.
This excursion by dinghy to discover the Sulcis with our expert local guide, in the evocative, spectacular setting of the extreme south-west of Sardinia, along the coast of Iglesias, appears the Sardinian Sugar Loaf.
The south-west coast is an area not to be missed for those who visit Sardinia: sea and mines, breathtaking landscapes, cliffs that are reflected in the blue sea, among ancient mining villages and panoramas with wild charm.