Cagliari City Tour Full day excursion in the capital of sardinia

Travel Cagliari and Visit the Magnificent City Wonders

Sardinia’s capital, Cagliari, is a truly wondrous place to visit. The panorama Cagliari has is filled with both historic and modern extravagances, perfect for tourists who wish to travel Sardinia by experiencing the best it has to offer. We’ll take the Minibuses and drive you through the famed salt marshes, home to “The Pink People” flamingo population.

Flamingos in the saline's of Cagliari

Then we stop for a drink at the city beach Poetto. After this up to the hill Monte Urpinu. From here you'll have one of the most breathtaking views over the saltlakes, city-beach, castle and the spanish part of the city "la vega". You’ll get to witness the cultural richness of the area before we arrive at Castello, a castle located at the peak of Cagliari.

Poeto

On the way to the castle we stop at the nice city-market to tell and show you typical thing we eat in Sardinia. This is also a chance for you to by the local caviar, sheep or goat cheese, tuna specialities and typical sardinian knives. All food you can buy is vacuumized.

Different local photographers

After the market we bring you to the city center for freetime and a little shopping in Piazza Yenne, Via Manno e Via Garibaldi. You can browse through local and high fashion boutiques, shoe stores, jewelry stores, and even ice cream shops. In addition to this, you can visit the oldest coffee shop established in Cagliari and end your day with a relaxing cup of local coffee. Then we pick everybody up to the winery for wine tasting with Sardinian cheese and bacon.

60 different types of ice cream in piazza Yenne

To digest better we drive up to the castle where we’ll park the bus near Belvedere, to have an easy walk around Buon Cammino to visit the national museum of the city. A quick tour to tell you better what's happened in the last 28.000 Years. From Porta Cristina, we enter in a 13th century medieval town with a long history of Pisans, Piedmonts, Spanish influence. Notably, you’ll be able to visit the Tower of San Pancrazio and the Piazza d’Independence. The buildings and towers here alone is a prominent addition to your Sardinia tour.

piazza d'indipendenza and the pancrazius tower

The Cagliari panorama at the top of Buon Cammino offers terrific views of the city itself, Gulf of Cagliari, and Gulf of Angels. On top of this, you’ll attain an appreciation for the natural wonders of South Sardinia as you witness the vast salt marshes, Sulcis Mountains, west lagoons, and the mesmerizing Mountains of the Seven Brothers.

Cathedral of Cagliari

Once you’ve felt that you’ve experienced the panoramic view enough, we’ll drive back down the traditional cobblestone street towards Piazza Mafalda of Savoy, where the Cagliari Cathedral is located. Here, we’ll provide a short tour of the Crypt of the Martyrs, a unique experience you can only attain through our Cagliari excursion package.

The Krypt

The intimate streets of Cagliari will take us further towards Bastione di Saint Remy, where you’ll once again have an amazing view, this time over Piazza Costituzione. As our city tour comes to an end, we’ll take you to the Torre dell’Elefante and Porta Leone. This will be our last stop before leaving Castello. Meanwhile we are going up to take the cars, you can take an ice cream or whatever before we bring you back to the ship.

Piazza costituzione
Pictures of the city

If you are a fan of italian ice-cream you may try a few of the sixty different in one of the most famous ice-bars of the city

As you enjoy the city, we’ll make transportation arrangements for the entire group, and you will be picked up as soon as you’re done shopping to comfortably be driven back to the hotel

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