6 days in Sardinia Itinerary

6 days in Sardinia Itinerary

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6 days in Sardinia Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Cagliari
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cabras
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nuoro
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Seattle

1
day
Cagliari

Cagliari ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by L'Enoteca Biondi 1959, then contemplate the long history of Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and finally hunt for treasures at San Benedetto market.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cagliari driving holiday planner.

Seattle, USA to Cagliari is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Cagliari. In October, Cagliari is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Cagliari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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L'Enoteca Biondi 1959 ©
L'Enoteca Biondi 1959
Museo Archeologico Nazionale ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale

2
nights
Cabras

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Giovanni Marongiu, explore the ancient world of Nuraghe Losa, then delve into the distant past at Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, then take a memorable drive along Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre, and finally steep yourself in history at Tharros. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mari Ermi, steep yourself in history at S'Archittu, then enjoy the sand and surf at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cabras trip planner.

Drive from Cagliari to Cabras in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Cabras, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Nuoro.

Things to do in Cabras

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, Nuraghe Losa, Area archeologica di Tharros, I Gatti di Su Pallosu, S'Archittu
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Nuraghe Losa ©
Nuraghe Losa
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis

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nights
Nuoro

Nuoro ©
Nuoro is a city and comune (municipality) in central-eastern Sardinia, Italy, situated on the slopes of the Monte Ortobene. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee, steep yourself in history at Murals of Orgosolo, see the interesting displays at Sa Dommo e sos Corraine - Casa Museo di Orgosolo, then explore the world behind art at Man Museum of Art Province of Nuoro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Deleddiano - Casa natale di Grazia Deledda.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nuoro day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Cabras to Nuoro in 1.5 hours. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nuoro

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orgosolo, Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee
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Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee ©
Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee
Museo del Costume ©
Museo del Costume

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