Grand Tour of Sardegna

Sardegna (Sardinia) is a fascinating beautiful island off the west coast of mainland Italy. Sardinia is steeped in tradition and different from the rest of Italy. Famous for the Emerald Coast, its beautiful coasts and beaches, the interior mountains, small cities, and wealth of archaeological sites, Sardinia offers a diverse range of scenery and activities

DEPARTURES

July 5 | August 2 | September 6

TOUR INCLUDES

• Transportation by deluxe motor coach
• 7 nights accommodation and Tour Escort
• Meals as per itinerary (drinks included)
• Guides and entrance fees as per itinerary

PRICING DETAILS

Land only rates
Double ................ $2195
Single ..................$2745
Triple & Child rate (2-11 yrs) on request only

Sardegna
Cagliari • Pula • Barumini • Oristano • Bosa Marina • Alghero • Grotte di Nettuno • Capocaccia • Costa Paridiso • Olbia

ITINERARY

Day 1: CAGLIARI
Arrive in Cagliari transfer to the hotel. Day at leisure. Dinner and overnight. D

Day 2: CAGLIARI • PULA
Morning city tour of Cagliari visiting both the new and old. We later depart for Pula to visit the Nora archaeological site, a post Roman village later inhabited by the Romans. Time on your own before our return to Cagliari. Dinner and accommodation: Hotel Regina Margherita, Cagliari. D

Day 3: CAGLIARI • BARUMINI • BOSA • ALGHERO
Today we visit the town of Barumini famous for the Su Nuraxi Nuragic site and the Casa Zapata Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch we continue
to Bosa, inhabited since prehistoric times and still conserving the domus de janas and nurraghe. Continue to Alghero for dinner and overnight. B L D

Day 4: ALGHERO
Full day guided visit of Alghero including Neptune’s Grotto near Capocaccia and the Nuraghe di Palamvera one of the largest and most important Nuragic sites in Sardegna. Lunch in Alghero. Dinner and overnight. B L D

Day 5: ALGHERO • OLBIA
Today we drive up the coast to Castelsardo a picturesque medieval hilltop town rich in traditions and famous for its craft in basket weaving. Free time for lunch and for visiting the artisans shops. We will visit other small villages such as Aggius and Tempio rich in history, tradition and artisan goods. We arrive early evening at our final destination – Olbia. B D

Day 6: THE EMERALD COAST & MADDALENA
Our day begins with an excursion, by boat to the Archipelago of the Maddalena, a cluster of seven small islands off the north coast of Sardinia. We will visit the islands of La Maddalena and Caprera.
We take a short tour of both islands; the Caprera being the resting place of the Italian hero Garibaldi. Upon return to the mainland, we travel along the “Emerald Coast” (Costa Smeralda) to visit Porto Cervo, the playground of the rich and famous. B D

Day 7: OLBIA
Today we drive south to visit the town of Orgosolo, famous for its’ 150 murals which decorate walls, houses and the boulders throughout the town. The first were painted in the 60’s by local artists depicting the struggles of the local economy and Italian unification. Nowadays they show more current international affairs. We stop for a very authentic Sardinian lunch at a local farmhouse. Dinner on your own tonight. Overnight in Olbia. B L

Day 8: End of this wonderful experience. Transfer to airport for your flight home.