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Sardinia

Jun 12 - Jun 18, 2022

7 days, 6 nights

Small Group

From €5,450 per person based on 2 people

Uncover the natural splendor and rugged beauty of Sardinia, known as the Emerald Island of the Mediterranean. With its turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and posh resorts, it’s no surprise that Sardinia has become a destination for jetsetters and luxury seekers. Beyond its beaches and beautiful landscapes, Sardinia boasts prehistoric settlements, exceptional wines and proud culinary traditions found only in this area of Italy.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Enjoy a private boat tour through the Maddalena archipelago
  • Journey back in time with a visit to the Nuraghe, ancient settlements dating back to 1900 B.C.
  • Soak in the natural beauty of pristine beaches, cerulean blue waters, wild landscapes and cork oak trees
  • Tour behind-the-scenes at Sardinian wineries and sample the varietals of the region, from Vermentino to Cannonau
  • Shop colorful markets of food, cashmere, linens, and artisanal goods
Day 1

Alghero & "Nuraghe"

Meet your fellow travelers and tour leader in Alghero, and head to the city center for an insider walking tour. Venture beyond the city limits for a wine tasting and welcome lunch at a family-run vineyard. Afterwards, visit the Palmavera “Nuraghe”, Sardinia’s famed prehistoric settlements unlike any other in the world.

Day 2

Asinara Natural Park

After breakfast, reach the coastal city of Stintino for a special full-day experience at the Asinara Natural Park. Set out by boat to the island of Asinara, famous for its white donkeys and Italy’s own version of Alcatraz prison. Explore the wild island in style, as you tour around by Jeep.

Day 3

From Coast to Coast

Bid arrivederci to Alghero and head to the famed “Costa Smeralda”. Enjoy a visit to the town of Castel Sardo, where you can admire basket weaving art in the city’s medieval center. Head to a family-run saffron farm for a traditional Sardinian feast. Continue on to your new luxury accommodations and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 4

San Pantaleo Market

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then head to San Pantaleo to experience an authentic Sardinian market. Afterwards, travel to a noteworthy winery to sip fine wines and enjoy a light lunch. Return to Porto Cervo with free time to explore seaside shops and soak in the posh atmosphere.

Day 5

The North-East Corner

Make your way to the beautiful and less touristed coastal towns of Palau and Santa Teresa Gallura with time to stroll the historic centers. Enjoy a seafood lunch in a striking setting overlooking the rocky coastline, blue waters and Corsica in the distance.

Day 6

Maddalena Archipelago

Embark on a full-day private boat excursion exploring the Maddalena archipelago and Caprera, with stops to explore beaches, swim in the ocean and enjoy some of the islands’ natural pools. In the evening, return to your hotel and freshen up before a farewell dinner with your group.

Day 7

Arrivederci!

Travel to the Olbia airport where we bid you arrivederci and a buon viaggio!

Our Guides

We partner with local guides, drivers, chefs and artisans of the highest caliber across all 20 regions of Italy. Every Ciao Andiamo expert is hand-selected by our team and passionate about sharing the best of Italy with our travelers.

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I take personal pleasure seeing my guests fall in love with our country, immersing themselves in the local culture and discovering the foods, wines and traditions unique to each region of Italy.

Getting Around

In Italy, getting around isn’t always easy, which is why we design each trip to flow as seamlessly as possible. From private transfers to expert guidance and assistance with public transportation, we’ll make sure you get from point A to point B without the stress.

Dedicated Private Driver

Throughout your tour, travel seamlessly in the comfort of dedicated car service, as you journey on daily excursions spanning small towns and off-the-beaten path adventures.

Where You'll Stay

Where you call home when you are away from home can make all the difference. That’s why we’ve handpicked accommodations across all our small group tours that blend a mix of Italian hospitality, comfort and local character (you want to feel like you’re in Italy, not Idaho).

What's Included

Six nights accommodations with daily breakfast (2 in Alghero, 4 in the Costa Smeralda)

Six meals (lunch or dinner) featuring regional specialties and local wines

Private guided tour of Alghero's historic center and Palmavera's "Nuraghe"

Private boat excursion of the Maddalena Archipelago and Caprera

Two extended winery tours and tastings

Dedicated English-speaking tour leader and ground transportation via private car service

What's Not Included

Single supplement, airfare, travel insurance, personal expenditures, meals and transfers not specified, guide gratuity (optional)

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