12 days in Sardinia & Corsica Itinerary

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Cagliari, Italy
— 1 night
Drive to Santa Teresa di Gallura, Ferry to Bonifacio
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Bonifacio, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Ajaccio, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Calvi, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Bastia, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aleria, France
— 2 nights
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Drive to Bastia-Poretta Airport, Fly to Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, Drive to Santa Teresa Gallura
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Santa Teresa Gallura, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Olbia, Italy
— 1 day
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Cagliari, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cagliari, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore by horseback at Ranch Paky Barroso.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cagliari trip itinerary planning tool.

Krakow, Poland to Cagliari is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Krakow in March, things will get a bit warmer in Cagliari: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Bonifacio.
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Bonifacio, France — 1 night

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 16th (Wed), play a few rounds at Golf de Sperone, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sancte Erasme, and then stroll around Reserve Naturelle des Bouches de Bonifacio.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cagliari to Bonifacio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or fly. Traveling from Cagliari in March, Bonifacio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ajaccio.
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Ajaccio, France — 1 night

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ajaccio trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bonifacio to Ajaccio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Calvi.
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Calvi, France — 1 night

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Calvi trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ajaccio to Calvi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to Bastia.
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Bastia, France — 2 nights

Bastia is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): trek along with Ame Nomade, then steep yourself in history at Palais des Gouverneurs, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Oratoire de la Confrerie de Saint-Roch (XVII). On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Stello, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nonza Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marine d'Albo, and finally explore the ancient world of Glacieres de Cardo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bastia trip builder.

You can drive from Calvi to Bastia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bastia are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Aleria.
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Aleria, France — 2 nights

Aléria is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica, former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Musee Anton Dumenicu Monti, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de l'Ucelluline, then sample the fine beverages at Domaine Mavela, and finally examine the collection at Musee Archeologique d'Aleria. Keep things going the next day: ride a horse along Cavallu & Co, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Vizzavona, and then stroll through Via Ferrata di Chisa.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aleria driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bastia to Aleria takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Aleria are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Teresa Gallura.
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Santa Teresa Gallura, Italy — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Longonsardo, then identify plant and animal life at Capo Testa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Rena di Ponente.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Teresa Gallura road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aleria to Santa Teresa Gallura. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Olbia.
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Olbia, Italy — 1 day

Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Sassari, explore the ancient world of Pozzo Sacro Sa Testa, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Olbia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Teresa Gallura to Olbia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Olbia, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Cagliari.
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Cagliari, Italy — 2 nights

City of Sun

On the 25th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Sella del Diavolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Chiara, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Acquafredda, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at FAI Saline Conti Vecchi.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cagliari trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Olbia to Cagliari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Sardinia travel guide

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Sardinia, with its Mediterranean atmosphere and charm, is loved by visitors looking for things to do outdoors on their holiday, like swimming, boating, windsurfing, hiking, climbing, and camping. Taking advantage of the island's near-perfect summer weather, visitors tend to overcrowd Sardinia's coastal areas. The inner life of the island, away from the most popular vacation spots, remains largely unblemished by mass tourism and commercialization. Sardinia is steeped in history and has a colorful character quite different from the rest of Italy. This is where the ancient Nuragic society, whose stone monuments still litter the land, flourished more than three millennia ago--predating the Etruscan civilization in mainland Italy by several hundred years. Sardinia's seaside resorts may be among the best in the world, but its quieter and more interesting countryside offers a greater array of attractions, including a patchwork of forests, citrus groves, and medieval villages.
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Corsica travel guide

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The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.
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