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Cagliari

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Beaches · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
City of Sun
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans. Visit the remains of fortresses built during the 13th and 14th centuries. Explore the large Carthaginian-era necropolis (burial ground), Roman amphitheater, Byzantine church, and the system of fortifications that once put the city at the heart of the Spanish Habsburg power in the Mediterranean Sea. Today, Cagliari is Sardinia's cultural, educational, political, and artistic center, renowned for its diverse Art Nouveau architecture and Old-World charm. Enjoy the city's 8 km (5 mi) long Poetto Beach, as well as its inland areas with outstanding cuisine and Moscato wines. Cagliari's Sardinian name, Casteddu, literally means castle. Make the most of your holiday in Cagliari by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Italy trip maker tool.
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Popular things to do in Cagliari

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Beach
Poetto
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Bastione di Saint Remy
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Cathedral of Santa Maria
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.9
Duration: 4h 30 min

Side trips from Cagliari

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Beach
Spiaggia di Tuerredda Teulada
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Porto Giunco Villasimius
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis Villasimius
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Ruin
Area Archeologica di Nora Pula
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Cagliari

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Religious Site
Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Church
Catedrale di Santa Cecilia
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
Forte di Sant'Elia
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Lighthouse
Faro di Capo Sant'Elia
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Cagliari

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Flea Market
San Benedetto market
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Chiesa di San Michele
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Pier / Boardwalk
Marina Piccola
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Cagliari

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History Museum
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museo delle Cere Anatomiche
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Gallery
Galleria Comunale D'Arte Moderna
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Cittadella dei Musei
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Cagliari

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Factory Outlet
Kruder
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Enoteca Cagliaritana
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
L'Enoteca Biondi 1959
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Farmers Market
Mercato Rionale Di Via Quirra
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Ape Calessino Quattro Mori
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Mountain
Monte Urpinu
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Observation Deck
Torre dell'Elefante
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Equestrian Trail
Ranch Paky Barroso Quartu Sant'Elena
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

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