Island Enchantment: Sardinia & Corsica

Sardinia and Corsica, two enchanting islands in the Mediterranean, offer a perfect blend of rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultures
Embark on a captivating Sardinia and Corsica tour, where ancient history, scenic landscapes, and charming villages await. Explore Corsica's historic towns, including Ajaccio and Bastia, with visits to stunning natural wonders like Calanques and Gulf of Porto. Indulge in wine tastings, wander through picturesque villages, and savor local cuisine. In Sardinia, discover the beauty of Corte and Bastia, and explore the captivating Cap Corse region. Enjoy leisurely days, guided tours, and the freedom to immerse yourself in the rich cultures of these Mediterranean gems
14 Days from $7859/person CAD
Food & Wine
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Primary Location

Sardinia & Corsica, Europe


2024 departures: May 19, June 2, 16, September 8, 22 & October 6, 20


  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers from the airport to the hotel
  • Professional services of an experienced English-speaking tour escort
  • Visits and tours with English-speaking local guides as outlined in the itinerary
  • Traditional Sardinian gastronomic experiences as detailed in the itinerary
  • Entrance ticket for the visit to Museo della Femmina Agabbadòra
  • Panoramic tours as per the itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • Escorted tour with a maximum of 25 travelers
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation



Welcome to the enchanting island of Sardinia! As you arrive in Cagliari, your adventure begins. Step off the plane and be warmly welcomed by your friendly driver, ready to take you to your hotel in the heart of the city. Settle into your accommodation in beautiful Cagliari, where the magic of Sardinia awaits you.

Accommodation at the UNAHOTELS T Hotel, Cagliari, or similar


After breakfast, gather in the hotel lobby to meet your experienced local guide and begin a captivating three-hour walking tour through the heart of Sardinia's capital, Cagliari. The historic center is divided into three charming neighborhoods: Castello, Stampace, and Marina. Along the way, you'll discover must-see landmarks such as the Bastion of Saint-Remy, the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Elephant Tower, and Via Roma.

The afternoon is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Consider taking a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Cagliari coastline, which leads to the renowned Poetto Beach. This beach is undoubtedly one of Europe's finest urban beaches. You also have the option to explore the Roman Amphitheatre and the National Archaeological Museum, providing a deep dive into the rich historical and cultural heritage from Punic times onwards (optional).

Rest up for another exciting day ahead as you return to your accommodation in Cagliari for the night. Meals: B

Accommodation at the UNAHOTELS T Hotel, Cagliari, or similar


After a delightful breakfast, we'll set out towards Alghero, making captivating stops at three charming and character-filled towns along the way. Our first destination is Oristano, a city steeped in fascinating history. Here, we'll explore the cathedral and Oristano's most prominent square before continuing our journey.

Next, we'll pause in Tinnura, a tiny village where it's worth taking a leisurely stroll to admire its captivating murals. Our adventure then continues towards Bosa, where we'll indulge in a traditional Sardinian gastronomic experience at a local restaurant. Following a sumptuous lunch, we'll explore the picturesque town of Bosa, nestled on the banks of the Temo River, which flows into the nearby Bosa Marina beach. Bosa is renowned for its high-quality olive oil and wines, as well as its historic tuna fisheries.

Our journey then continues to Alghero, where we'll arrive in the late afternoon. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel Catalunya, Alghero, or similar


After a delightful breakfast, we'll set out on a walking tour through the historic heart of the enchanting medieval city of Alghero with Catalan origins, often hailed as the most beautiful in all of Sardinia. Its unique location, nestled within seaside walls, grants it a distinct charm and atmosphere. We'll meander through its old town adorned with noble palaces, churches, and hidden courtyards.

Alghero boasts a rugged and marvelous coastline, stretching for over 100 kilometers (approximately 62 miles), with secluded beaches dotting its path. At midday, we'll relish a delightful lunch at a charming estate, savoring the exquisite Sardinian mountain and sea cuisine.

In the afternoon, we'll embark on a panoramic drive along the coast, leading us to the magnificent Capo Caccia Natural Reserve. The views from atop the cliffs and the lighthouse are nothing short of sublime. Upon returning to Alghero, you'll have some free time to explore and unwind. Rest comfortably in your accommodation, reflecting on the day's adventures. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel Catalunya, Alghero, or similar


After breakfast, we'll head towards Palau on the eastern coast of Sardinia, making captivating stops along the way. Our first stop is in Castelsardo, situated near the renowned "Costa Paradiso," known for its rugged and wild beaches, as well as its rocky landscapes. Here, we'll explore the historic center and take in its breathtaking panoramas.

Next, we'll venture into the rural heartland of Gallura, stopping in Tempio Pausania. This small town boasts one of the best-preserved ancient centers in Sardinia, where you'll feel as though time has stood still while wandering its narrow streets and squares adorned with baroque churches and stone palaces.

The tour will then lead us to Luras, where we'll visit the Galluras Museum for a step back in time. This is a private museum, created and envisioned by its owner, who began collecting and showing interest in the history of these places from a young age. The owner himself will welcome you and guide you through the museum spaces, providing fascinating explanations, and allowing you to journey through history.

Finally, we'll arrive in Palau, where you'll check in and relax in your accommodation, ready for more adventures in Sardinia. Meals: B

Accommodation at the La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, Palau, or similar


After breakfast, you'll have some leisure time to unwind by the pool or sea, relishing moments of relaxation. Around midday, we'll venture to a charming estate in the Gallura region, where you'll partake in a delightful culinary experience featuring the best of both land and sea.

Following this, we'll embark on a scenic journey along the Costa Smeralda road, making two stops and providing you with free time to explore the exclusive locales of Porto Rotondo and Porto Cervo.

Upon returning to Palau, you'll check back into your accommodation, reflecting on the day's culinary delights and the breathtaking beauty of the Costa Smeralda. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, Palau, or similar


Embark on a seamless transition from Sardinia to Corsica with a delightful ferry journey across the Strait of Bonifacio. Our attentive driver awaits your arrival, ensuring a smooth transfer to the hotel. After checking in, enjoy a leisurely lunch and explore the surroundings at your own pace. In the evening, join your Tour Leader for a warm welcome briefing, followed by a delicious dinner at the hotel. Unwind and prepare for a restful overnight stay in the enchanting destination of Corsica. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Golden Tulip Porto Vecchio, Porto Vecchio, or similar


Post-breakfast, gather for a fascinating exploration of Bonifacio, a town perched dramatically on a cliff 60 meters above the sea. The citadel, preserving its medieval charm, is a sight to behold. A guided city tour aboard a tourist train will lead us through the upper town. Following this, indulge in free time for lunch, savoring the local flavors at your leisure.

In the afternoon, embark on a mesmerizing "Cliff Discovery" boat ride, unveiling sea caves, the cliffs of Fazio and Paraguano, the fortified old town, the King of Aragon's staircase, and the renowned grain of sand. Return to the hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Opt for a delightful dinner on your own, followed by a peaceful overnight stay, reflecting on the day's extraordinary discoveries in Corsica. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Golden Tulip Porto Vecchio, Porto Vecchio, or similar


Embark on a picturesque journey from your hotel, starting with a delicious breakfast. Head towards Roccapina, Sartène, celebrated as "the most Corsican of Corsican towns," adorned with beautiful stone houses. Along the way, enjoy scenic views of the Gulf of Valinco, Olmeto, the village of Colomb from Prosper Mérimée's tale, Col Saint Georges (747m), Cauro, and Ajaccio.

Explore Ajaccio, the imperial city, taking in the charm of the Genoese quarter and the Renaissance-style cathedral where Napoleon was baptized. Wander through key landmarks such as Place du Diamant, the fishing port dedicated to Tino Rossi, Place du Maréchal Foch, Rue Fesch, and its enticing shops. Indulge in a delightful lunch (included) to refuel.

Post-lunch, continue your journey to Cours Grandval, Place Austerlitz, and the scenic Pointe de la Parata, providing a panoramic view of the famous Sanguinaires Islands. Conclude the day with a transfer back to the hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to unwind. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Ibis Style Napoleon, Ajaccio, or similar


Embark on another captivating day after a satisfying breakfast at the hotel. Begin your journey towards the Gulf of Sagone and Cargèse, a town with a rich history founded in 1770 as a colony for Greeks from the Peloponnese. Continue to the charming village of Piana, celebrated as one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Piana is renowned for its breathtaking Calanques, unique rock formations sculpted by erosion, which captivated the imagination of Guy de Maupassant. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of this picturesque village. The adventure continues to the Gulf of Porto, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering spectacular views.

Take some free time for a leisurely lunch to savor the local flavors. Following lunch, weather permitting, indulge in a boat tour to explore the mesmerizing Calanques of Piana from the sea. Return to the hotel in the evening, where the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Relax and unwind during your overnight stay. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Ibis Style Napoleon, Ajaccio, or similar


The next leg of your journey takes you to Corte, the former capital of Corsica, now a vibrant university town. Corte is distinguished by its citadel, perched high like an eagle's nest, offering breathtaking views of the Restonica Valley. Immerse yourself in the city's history with a guided tour on a tourist train, providing a fascinating perspective on its cultural heritage.

Following your exploration, relish a satisfying lunch in Corte, energizing yourself for the continued adventure. Your journey then leads to Bastia, where the afternoon is yours to explore the town at your own pace. Bastia, with its Mediterranean charm, offers various attractions and a delightful atmosphere for leisurely strolls.

In the evening, indulge in a delicious dinner at the hotel in Bastia, capping off your day with culinary delights. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Bastia, soaking in the ambiance of this Corsican town. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, setting the tone for a captivating journey to Calvi. Known as "civitas semper fidelis" for its unwavering loyalty to the Genoese over centuries, Calvi is also steeped in the legend of Christopher Columbus, who is believed to have been born here.

During your excursion, indulge in a wine-tasting experience of AOC wines at "Chez Lucienne," immersing yourself in the flavors of the region. Following this delightful experience, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy lunch at your own pace.

In the afternoon, explore the enchanting old villages of Balagne, including Lumio, Cateri, San-Antonino (perched on a rocky hill and classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France), Pigna, and Corbara. Revel in the charm and history of these picturesque locations.

Return to Bastia, where the evening is yours to spend at your leisure. Enjoy the comforts of your hotel and unwind as you reflect on the day's adventures. Relax and recharge during your overnight stay in Bastia. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Energize your day with a delectable breakfast at the hotel before delving into the exploration of Bastia, the captivating capital of Upper Corsica. Marvel at its historic old port, the charming Place St. Nicolas, and the enchanting cobblestone streets that tell tales of history. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this Corsican gem.

Embark on a captivating journey to discover the beauty of Cap Corse, starting with Erbalunga, a picturesque village that has inspired numerous artists. Continue your exploration of Lavasina, a renowned pilgrimage site. Take your time to enjoy lunch at your leisure, relishing a fulfilling meal and recharging for the upcoming adventures.

Continue your excursion through Sisco, Luri, Col de Sainte-Lucie (381 m), Pino, and the renowned Nonza with its iconic square tower. Marvel at the breathtaking sights of the Agriates Desert and St. Florent before concluding the guided tour services for the day. In the afternoon, return to Bastia, where the remainder of the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to relax and unwind during your overnight stay in Bastia. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Conclude your adventure with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, marking the end of the services provided. If desired, arrangements can be made for a convenient transfer out, ensuring a seamless departure from this enchanting region. Meals: B

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