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.
Charming 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 ferments and in those where the wine develops in the casks. We will stop in a traditional farm house for a delicious sardinian typical lunch.
Go underground and explore the Cave of Neptune with this day trip tour from Cagliari. Leave the driving to your guide and soak up the views of the Sardinian countryside as you travel to the cliffside of Capo Caccia. Climb down the 660 steps of Cabirol’s stairs to reach the caves for a walking tour. This itinerary can also include a boat tour.
One of Sardinia’s top attractions, the UNESCO–listed site of Su Nuraxi dates back to the Bronze age. On this tour, travel 3,500 years back in time to the Nuragic period and visit this archaeological complex with your guide. Explore the court house, housing complex, and meeting hut, and see how life played out during the pre-Roman period. Enjoy round-trip travel from your Cagliari hotel, and upgrade to visit surrounding sites of interest such as the Giara plateau, the Giants' Tomb, and the medieval palace.
Visit Alghero on a day trip from Cagliari and discover the best of the medieval town and nearby Riviera del Corallo. Loved for its bustling harbor and its tangle of honey-colored streets in the centro storico, Alghero is packed with things to see and your guide will showcase its best bits. In the afternoon, you’ll visit nearby Capo Caccia where rugged coastal views await, and the Neptune’s Caves, which are accessible by boat or cliff steps.
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.
The beautiful beaches of Cala Luna and the stunning Sea Oxen Caves (Grotte del Bue marino) are among the highlights of Sardinia’s northeast coast. Visit both on this tour, including a thrilling boat cruise and walking tour of the natural caves, followed by free time to swim or sunbathe at Cala Luna.
See more of Castelsardo on a private full-day tour from Cagliari with a guide who shows you historical landmarks and other charms of the picturesque seaside town. Highlights include the Citadel of Castelsardo; Elephant Rock; and Altare Monte d'Accoddi—a pre-Nuragic archaeological site from the 4th century BC. Have time for a leisurely stroll through the medieval streets on an excursion that can be personalized to your interests.
Pair the independence of self-drive with the convenience of a tour on this educational private day trip that’s tailor-made for history buffs. With a guide on hand to explicate every site, learn the secrets of Sardinia’s mysterious Nuragic civilization and explore the charming town of Bosa. Visit the megalithic tower and village at Nuraghe Sant’Antine, the prehistoric burial ground at Sant’Andrea Priu, and Bosa’s scenic old town.
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.
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.
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 rom there, after a 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 unspoilt nature lovers.
The Arbus countryside is home to the only black sheep farm in Sardinia, and a visit here is a unique experience. The cheese made on site is delicious because the black sheep, besides being raised free range, graze on fragrant wild herbs that give their milk an exceptional flavour. As we taste the local cheese, we can also smell the sea in the air of the Costa Verde. It is here where a small desert of extraordinary beauty stretches over many kilometres of some of the highest sand dunes in Europe. The beach of Piscinas is also a magical place: the turquoise of the sea merges with the bright colours of the yellow sand. Going up an old road immersed in Mediterranean scrub, we arrive in the Montevecchio mining area. In the nineteenth century, the mining activity here reached very important levels, and the structures and houses that are preserved, after the mines closed in 1991, feature architectural elements of considerable value. This is why Montevecchio is a UNESCO monument.
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.
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.
Visit the Gulf of Orosei, Sardinia’s northeastern paradise, on a day-long excursion from Cagliari. After a minibus ride from the city, you’ll switch transport to a boat to enjoy a hop-on hop-off cruise around the coast. Bask on beaches such as Cala Mariolu, and even arrange to visit the Sea Oxen Grottoes, if you wish.
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.
Deep in the mountains, we find two small towns, part of a living museum where, at its centre, for thousands of years, has stood a prehistoric tower, the nuraghe of Armungia. This town has grown around it, stone by stone, and to visit it feels like going back in time, to relive ancient crafts and new emotions.The scent of the myrtle leads us along a path trailed by miners and peasants, before arriving at the fields and the old mine of Villasalto, the neighbouring town where each family still owns a vineyard and raises goats without a hitch. Some one thousand inhabitants live here, surrounded by mountains where mouflons, foxes and wildcats still roam.We visit places where the past and the present barely meet because time does not seem to ever pass. We open the wooden doors of old houses into flowered courtyards, to find old cellars and kitchens inside, and to sit at the table with men and women who have been waiting to meet us and share food with us.
In Sardinia the Carnival begins on January 17 with "Sa prima essia" (the first release) of the masks. In Barbagia, a historic region located at the foot of the Gennargentu massif, great fireworks are organized every year on the occasion of Saint Anthony in the villages. In Mamoiada, an important barbaricino center, with the first exit it starts the carnival, the masks of the Mamuthones and the Issohadores parade along the streets of the town to dance around the fires as a propitiatory rite.The day begins with a visit to a local winery with vineyard tour, meeting with the winemaker and tasting of the famous Cannonau wine. Later, we will take a walk in the village to discover its history, starting from the origins to learn about "Sa perda pintà", menhir found in the custodian country and witness of an ancient history. We will continue with the dressing of the Mamuthones and the Issohadores and then follow them in the parade.
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.
An off-the-beaten-track ruin offers the same caliber of historical and cultural significance as other Italian attractions—but without the crowds. This guided tour to the necropolis of Montessu makes it easy to tour the sculpted amphitheater, rock-hewn chamber tombs, and stunning countryside of southern Sardinia. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from Chia and Domus de Maria area, skip the line entrance, entrance fees, and all transportation.
Feel the breeze against your skin and savor the freedom of a scooter adventure—without fear of getting lost—on this guided tour of south Sardinia’s secret beaches. Soak up the beauty of Chia, Cala Cipolla Beach, Capo Spartivento Lighthouse, Capo Malfatano, Cala Porto Laboi, Cala Crabittu, and more, as you ride your 125cc scooter between Chia and Teulada. Upgrade for a private tour.
Explore the amazing southwest Sardinian sea. Ideal for families and friends with a range of available most beautiful beaches and a dedicated Captain to ensure you have a wonderful day in Sardinia. The generous schedule gives you plenty of time to explore and customize your itinerary. Best of all, avoid those huge crowds!