Sardinia is among the most varied and spectacular places in Italy to go to. Nestled in the Mediterranean, to the west of the mainland, it’s a fairly huge island (as European islands go) and there are numerous of the very best things to do in Sardina dotted all throughout its coast and inland valleys.
That being stated, what they wind up doing is leaving you wishing to return and check out more of Italy. This is precisely where the island of Sardinia can be found in.
Honestly, Sardinia seems like the sort of location you go to for more of a sun-soaked vacation, and, being the second-largest island in the Mediterranean (it’s even larger than Cyprus), it’s got a stack of spectacular bays and charming little towns to check out.
With that in mind, I wished to share a few of my preferred and the very best things to do in Sardinia when you go to. It’s a beautiful island, so ensure you invest a long time checking out! Have the very best time.
1.) Cala Goloritze
Perched in the Gulf of Orosei, Cala Goloritze is one spectacular beach and shoreline to check out when you’re in Baunei.
Now, the beach itself is really rather brand-new! When a huge landslide triggered this spectacular little location to check out, it was just (naturally) formed in the 1960s. It’s completely spectacular.
Also, nearby, you’ll discover the spectacular landscapes of Le Figlie Della Aguglia When you’re driving the seaside paths, it’s such a distinct area on the island and quickly one of the finest things to do in Sardinia.
Being the capital city of Sardinia, Cagliari is the best Italian city to go to if you elegant great deals of little dining establishments, mounds of history and charming little streets.
Once here, ensure to check out Bastione Saint Remy, and see the Cathedral of Saint Mary and Poetto if you elegant a city beach with lots of bars.
It’s a fantastic location to begin (or end) your journey in Sardinia and well worth remaining for a couple of days.
It’s such a beautiful city.
3.) Pelosa Beach
For me, going to Pelosa Beach is a need to when checking out the northern paths of Sardinia. It’s completely spectacular and among the very best beach locations (and seaside areas in all of Italy).
Trust me, you’ll see why when you show up!
Now, the only thing to bear in mind is that it can get quite hectic if you show up in the high season. Keep this in mind and attempt to prevent the weekend and you’ll have a much quieter and completely relaxing experience.
It’s reasonably simple and beautiful for an excursion from Sassari.
Also, if you elegant remaining longer, travel over to Asinara Island (from Stintino) or take a boat trip to swim in the waters around the island itself.
4.) Tavolara’s island
Not too far from the city of Olbia, the shoreline neglecting Tavolara’s island is a fantastic location to check out. Dotted with little fishing towns and consuming areas, you’ll be hard-pressed not to enjoy this location.
Honestly, it’s the sort of driving path where you get away the primary roadways and finds all the little towns and gorgeous coves, too.
Just make sure to book some of your Sardinia tours well before getting here on the island. They can fill quickly in the summertime.
Nestled on the western fringes of Sardinia, simply shy of the coast, Bosa is a stunner of a town to check out whilst driving more north (or south).
Now, it’s not the sort of location you’re going to invest a week checking out, however well worth a couple of hours stop, specifically for lunch. Now, one completely intimate and genuine little food lover area is Trattoria Sa Cariasa, they’re pasta is so excellent!
Not too far from the seaside path (near Tavolara’s island), checking out Olbia is among the very best things to do in Sardinia if you like your history. You see, Olbia may be little however it’s jam-packed loaded with historic areas to check out.
Once here, ensure to check out the Archeological Museum of Oblia, they have whatever from Roman ships to ancient artefacts. It’s amazing and a best little area to check out if you elegant a long time out of the sun.
Oh, and do not forget you can book this incredible sailing tour from Olbia that will take you all around the beautiful waters of La Maddalena Archipelago. It’s simply spectacular.
Nestled near the northern coast of Sardinia, Sassari is a stunner of a town to go to whilst driving the northern path.
Once here, ensure to see the church of Saint Lucia and its vibrant actions. Later on, pop over to the big La Roccia del Fungo that has actually been sculpted by the wind over numerous countless years.
Also, simply outside the town is the Nuraghe Albucciu, tempietto Malchittu and the Tombe dei Giganti. These settlement locations go back countless years and it’s so amazing to see.
That being stated, if you’re not into ancient history, you may wan na offer it a miss out on.
8.) Cala Luna
Chilling at Cala Luna is among the very best things to do in Sardinia if you desire a more peaceful day that’s completely legendary.
Nestled within Gennargentu National Park, the beach is well worth going to if you’re checking out the eastern shoreline. Simply make sure to delight in the entire location and drive, too. It’s an actually unique area of Sardinia.
Based in the north of Sardinia, Alghero is the little sis of Cagliari and well worth a check out whilst on the island. Depending on who you fly with, you may end up really landing here!
This makes it an actually simple city to go to before getting your cars and truck and checking out the rest of Sardinia.
Once here, make sure to see the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, see Chiesa di San Francesco and see the Nuraghe Palmavera.
It’s stated the latter was constructed all the method back in the bronze age.
10.) Maddalena Archipelago National Park
Just off the north coast of Sardinia is the Maddalena Archipelago National Park. It’s well worth and completely spectacular going to if you desire a break from driving the island.
That being stated, if you wish to beyond La Maddalena, ensure to drive the northern, more rural paths. It’s one of the very best things to do in Sardinia, specifically if you like national forests.
11.) Rocce Rosse (Red Rocks) Beach
Right on the coast of Arbatax, Red Rocks Beach is well worth a little glimpse whilst near Tortoli. After taking a roam around the beach location, ensure to drive on over to San Gemiliano Tower.
It’s just about a 5-minute drive and well worth seeing.
12.) Spiaggia del Principe
Not too dar from Maddalena Island in the cars and truck, Spiaggia del Principe Beach is completely spectacular. The entire beach has a few of the most crystal-clear waters on the sand and the island is so great, too.
Now, you will require to pay to park, here. It’s around 20 Euro a day however completely worth it. Simply keep in mind, this is among the very best things to do in Sardinia, so it can get a little hectic. If you choose less crowds, prevent the weekends.
13.) Roman city of Tharros
The ancient city of Tharros was when a dynamic Roman centre for Sardinia and a must-see when on the island.
Being practically 3000 years of ages, Tharros is now in ruins however you can still roam and see the serving structures that were when part of this gigantic city.
It’s a fantastic location to roam and actually available, too. If you’ve got the entire household whit you, this implies it’s one of the finest things to do in Sardinia. No enormous walkings, or treacherous climbs up!
In overall, you’ll most likely invest about 1-2 hours here, making it a fantastic little stop whilst driving the island.
14.) San Marco Cape
Not too far from the city of Oristano, San Marco Cape is a beautiful location to go to after seeing the Roman City of Tharros. You see, Tharros is on the lower part of the cape itself, making it actually simple to go to the ‘seaside spit’ after seeing the historical ruins.
It’s a spectacular location and you’ll discover a reasonable couple of dining establishments and bars, too.
15.) Costa Verde
Just throughout the bay from San Marco Cape is the start of Costa Verde, which tracks all the method down the western shoreline from here.
It’s completely unaffected and you’ll discover loads of little coves and beaches (like Spiaggia di Funtanazza and Spiaggia di Piscinas) that are well worth going to. It actually is among the very best things to do in Sardinia if you elegant a beach day.
It’s completely beautiful and among the very best things to do in Sardinia when checking out the western shoreline.
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