5 days in Cagliari & Alghero Itinerary

5 days in Cagliari & Alghero Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sardinia Trip Planner

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Fly
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Cagliari
Drive
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Alghero
— 2 nights
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Cagliari

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria and then stroll through Poetto.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cagliari route tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Cagliari is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Cagliari is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Cagliari hover around 37°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Alghero

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alghero travel route builder app.

Drive from Cagliari to Alghero in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours