Splendours of Sardinia & Corsica

Enjoy the pristine scenery of Sardinia and Corsica with it's sandy beaches, emerald water, ruggedly beautiful islands and much more!
Discover the natural wonders, the emerald sea and beaches of snow-white sand of Sardinia and the charms of Corsica with a small group tour limited to 16 participants! Gaze upon the unforgettable sights and captivating beauty of Italy’s and France's vibrant Islands from the vantage points most can only dream of! Enjoy the pristine scenery of this protected area with sandy beaches, emerald water, glorious coastline and much more!
8 Days from $5600/person CAD
Guided
Luxury
Small Group
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Sardinia, Italy

Departures

2021 Departures: June 20, July 18, August 29, September 12 & October 3

Included:

  • 7-nights in premium centrally located 4-star accommodation with private bathroom or shower
  • Daily Breakfast
  • English speaking tour manager during the whole tour and English speaking local guides for visits to Nora, Cagliari, Su Nuraxi, Tumulus of Giants and Necropolis of Li Muri (with less than 7 participants, the tour will be conducted by an English speaking driver-guide)
  • Panoramic visits throughout as per the itinerary
  • Arrival group transfer from Cagliari airport to the hotel in Cagliari
  • Departure group transfer from Olbia hotel to Olbia airport or port
  • 5 dinners at the hotel or local restaurant with a glass of wine, soft drink and mineral water
  • Transportation by luxury minivan with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi
  • Ferry to the Magdalena Archipelago
  • Excursion to Bonifacio (Corsica)
  • Entrance fees to Nora Archaeological Area, Su Nuraxi in Barumini, Church of the Holy Trinity in Saccargia, Tumulus of Giants and Necropolis of Li Muri

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Drinks and Meals when not mentioned
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
  • Porterage service
  • City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • All prices are per person
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 16 participants
  • Itineraries and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CAGLIARI!

Welcome to Sardinia! Meet your driver upon your arrival in Cagliari Airport and enjoy a group transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Meals: D

DAY 2: CAGLIARI > NORA > CAGLIARI

After breakfast, depart to Nora, an ancient city founded under the Phoenician’s control between the 9th and 8th centuries B.C. It was, during the Roman domination, the largest city in the island. Return to Cagliari and panoramic visit of the city. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Meals: B

DAY 3: CAGLIARI > BARUMINI > ORISTANO > BOSA > ALGHERO

After breakfast, departure to Barumini, where we will visit the nerve complex of Su Nuraxi. Continue to Oristano. Time t leisure to visit the largest city in the West Sardinian. We will then continue our trip with a brief stop in the town of San Giovanni di Sinis, where the oldest Church of Sardinia is located, a Paleo-Christian jewel from the 6th century. We will continue our way until we reach Bosa, one of the most beautiful and most visited medieval towns in the North of Sardinia. Time at leisure to explore its small squares and alleys full of pink stone palaces and its impressive Malaspina Castle that dominates the town. Departure to Alghero and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B, D

DAY 4: ALGHERO (CAPO CACCIA)

Breakfast and panoramic tour of the city where the Catalan past is still perceived today on the street signs. In its architecture, its cuisine, its dialect and its traditions. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to the Promontory of Capo Caccia and the Grotto of Neptune, we will embark on the motor ship that will coast the Capo Caccia area to then enter the Grotto of Neptune, from where you can admire the magnificent sculptures of stalactites and stalagmites that are reflected in the crystal clear waters. Back to the hotel. Meals: B, D

DAY 5: ALGHERO > SASSARI > TEMPIO PAUSANIA > OLBIA

Breakfast. Departure to Sassari for a panoramic visit of what is considered the second most important city in Sardinia. Continue towards the Longudoru Region, where we will the most beautiful and important Romanesque Church in all Sardinia, the Church of the Holy Trinity of Saccargia, built in the 12th century according to the system introduced by the Pisan masters by alternating limestone and basalt material. We will continue to Tempio Pausania, a city built entirely of granite and enjoy some time at leisure to visit the city center. Continue towards Olbia passing through Calangianus, capital of cork (90% of the national production of Italy, with 3,000 workers, 20 industrial complexes and 180 artisan workshops). Meals: B, D

DAY 6: OLBIA > ARZACHENA > LA MADDALENA > COSTA SMERALDA > OLBIA

Breakfast and departure to Arzachena, where we will visit the Tomb of the Giants of Lu Coddhu Ecchju (or Calichera) and the Li Muri Necropolis. Continue to Palau where we will embark towards the Magdalena Archipelago. We will visit the most important of the major islands, the capital in Maddalena. You will have time at leisure to stroll through lively squares. Return by boat to Palau and continue to Porto Cervo where we will make a brief stop in what is considered the heart of the Emerald Coast and a paradise for VIPs. Return to Olbia. Meals: B, D

DAY 7: OLBIA > BONIFACIO > OLBIA

Today, we will enjoy an excursion to the neighboring island of Corsica, an island that the Greeks called "the sublime" and the French define as "the beautiful island". We will leave for the port where we will take a ferry that will take us to Bonifacio, a town located in the south of the French island, considered one of the most beautiful on the island due to its location on top of a rocky promontory of white calcareous stone.

During our visit, we will be able to realize that Bonifacio is a fortress city that has been besieged and destroyed on numerous occasions and whose architecture is marked by the different conquerors that have passed through the Genoese and the French. The city is divided into two parts: the marina, with the fishing and sports port which is somewhat reminiscent of Saint-Tropez and the old city with its tall houses and narrow alleys. In the afternoon we will return to the hotel in Olbia. Meals: B

DAY 8: OLBIA DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time, take a group transfer to Olbia airport or port. Meals: B


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