Holiday in winter: 5 things to do during a journey in Sardinia

Sardinia in winter

You have decided to spend a winter holiday in Sardinia. And you are wondering what to see and what to do. This Mediterranean island is always beautiful to visit throughout the year. In particular, for a trip in winter there are five ideas that will allow you to plan your vacation in the best way.


1. Take part in Autunno in Barbagia

Traditional tastes, spectacular landscapes, and evocative traditions: all this is Autunno in Barbagia. A great event that takes place from September to December, with many stages in several municipalities in this Sardinian region. Autunno in Barbagia could be an occasion to discover and admire the traditions of this part of Sardinia.


2. Enjoy the Carnival

During the Carnival period, throughout Sardinia various characteristic events take place.

  • Such as the Sartiglia of Oristano: it’s a Medieval horse race that takes place during Sunday and Mardi Grass.
  • Such as the parade of the Mamuthones and Issohadores, two masks of the Carnival of Mamoiada.


3. Visit Cagliari

The Sardinian capital city is always worth a visit, and the winter may be the right occasion to admire its monuments and its many attractions. Thanks to these touristic itineraries to discover Cagliari.


4. Discover the nuraghi

Among the things to see in Sardinia in the winter, there must be these invaluable historical testimonies of the ancient nuragic civilization. In particular, there are two places you could reach:

  • The nuragic settlements of Olbia are about fifty, of which the main are Sa Testa and Riu Mulinu;
  • The main nuraghi of Porto Torres are nuraghe Nieddu, nuraghe Biunisi, nuraghe Monte Elva, Nuraghe Margone.


5. Admire the beaches

Yes, you’ve read well: beaches. The coast of Sardinia is not an “exclusive” of the summer season. Of course, you won’t bathe (unless you are really temerarious). But these five beaches will give you unforgettable views even in winter.


As you have seen, things to do and see in this beautiful island are certainly several. And since you have decided to visit it, the first thing to do is book a ferry trip to Sardinia.


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