Holiday in Cagliari, Sardinia: 7 tourist itineraries to discover the city

Cagliari itineraries


It’s large. Ancient. Touched by a wonderful sea. The artistic and architectural treasures to discover are several. This is Cagliari, in Sardinia. And these are seven tourist itineraries to visit one of the most beautiful Mediterranean cities.


1. In one day

It can be considered the “classic” itinerary to visit Cagliari. In one day, the places to see are: quartiere Castello, Poetto, bastione di Saint Remy, torre dell’Elefante, torre di San Pancrazio, Palazzo reale, cattedrale di Santa Maria.


2. The beaches

You are in Sardinia. This island is famous (also) for the beauty of its coast. Cagliari is no exception. Among the most beautiful beaches, the first is Poetto, close to the city centre. Other beautiful beaches near Cagliari are Su Giudeu, punta Molentis and Tuerredda.


3. The historic districts

The historic districts of Cagliari are Castello, Stampace, Marina and Villanova. Each of them reserves many historical and artistic treasures to admire. The itinerary of the historic districts of Cagliari is recommended if you want to really immerse yourself in the most characteristic atmosphere of Sardinian capital city.


4. The surroundings

The things to see in the surroundings of Cagliari are several: the promontory of Sella del Diavolo, San Pietro island (in the province of Carbonia-Iglesias), capo Teulada and capo Carbonara (two breathtaking promontories), Pula and the ruins of the ancient city of Nora.


5. Holidays with kids

Are you planning to spend a holiday with the family? Cagliari is an ideal place for this kind of vacation. The things to see and to do with kids are several: Monte Claro park and Molentargius-Saline park; the beach of Poetto; the bastion of Saint Remy; Castello district.


6. The bastions

It is one of the most peculiar tourist itineraries to visit Cagliari. The four bastions of the city are Saint Remy, Balice, Santa Caterina and Santa Croce. For a walk to discover one of the lesser-known parts of Cagliari.


7. Romantic holiday

The last tourist itinerary to visit Cagliari is a good idea for a romantic holiday.


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