Day Trips from Cagliari

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  • Cagliari: Quad Adventure Experience from Chia

    1. Cagliari: Quad Adventure Experience from Chia

    Live a memorable day while having fun and enjoying nature on a quad adventure under the guidance of an expert tour-escort. Cross pristine beaches and dirt paths, and admire breathtaking views onboard your quad. Upon arrival, you'll be given full instruction on handling the quad and all safety equipment will be provided. First, take a short trip to establish your confidence and then go on an amazing journey. Enjoy an authentic, exciting, and dynamic off-road experience on the powerful quads for 2 or 3 hours, depending on the option you choose. Drive through nature's twists and turns, among the vegetation and rocks modeled by time, and discover rare species and unique itineraries. Your local guide is happy to make the tour as personal as possible. He will assist you with his expertise and share interesting anecdotes for you before returning you back to the base camp.

    We had a wonderful time the place is spectacular and the guide very helpful and knowledged.

  • From Cagliari: West Beaches Tour

    2. From Cagliari: West Beaches Tour

    Depart Cagliari and journey alongside the wetlands of Santa Gilla to see the area's characteristic pink flamingos. Stop at Santa Margherita di Pula to experience its beautiful beach, and then travel on to the cove of Pinus Village to get a look at its lovely natural swimming pools. Continue to the beautiful resort of Chia to see the archaeological site of Bithia, founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC.  Return to Cagliari by 3:00 PM for the end of the tour services and your glorious day exploring the west coast of Sardinia.

    Had a great experience with Claudia and Barbara exploring beaches in Chia. They took me to the most beautiful beaches that were not crowded at all and I had a great time. There were also some nice little kiosks at the beaches where I had lunch. I can only recommend this trip!

  • From Cagliari: Full-Day Villasimius Beaches Tour

    3. From Cagliari: Full-Day Villasimius Beaches Tour

    Starting from the port of Cagliari, you’ll begin your excursion by driving along the pond of Molentargius, where you can see the characteristic pink flamingos and the Devil’s Saddle, a prominent rock formation overlooking the Poetto Beach. After this, you’ll drive along the island’s southern coast, with no shortage of wonderful landscapes to admire and plenty of opportunities to take pictures.   You’ll arrive at the beach of Compulongu, where you’ll have the chance to cool off with a dip into its crystal-clear waters and go snorkeling in this protected marine area. Then, enjoy lunch in the pine forest, either your own packed lunch or eat in a little self-service restaurant. After lunch, continue on to the famous Porto Giunco beach, where you can walk on its white sands and see the beautiful granite rocks. Your tour ends back in Cagliari.  

    It was a great tour, with a very friendly guide (Claudia) and friendly driver (Barbara). They are very knowledgable about the island and brought me to the most beautiful places.

  • Cagliari: Full-Day Tour of Neptune's Grotto

    4. Cagliari: Full-Day Tour of Neptune's Grotto

    Following pick-up, head to the north of the island. The tour begins with in the natural room holding the clear waters of Lake Lamarmora, one of the largest saltwater lakes in Europe. Here, admire the 2-meter-tall stalagmite, the Baptismal Font, and the tall peaks that have formed vats to collect rainwater. Descend briefly to the Room of Ruins and the Majestic Reggia. Gaze at the impressive columns around this room, including a stalagmite called the Christmas Tree. Follow the lake to Pebble Beach before heading to the Smith Room where the Great Organ stands, which is the largest column in the grotto. After admiring the small columns that decorate the Lace Room, this tour comes to an end at the Music Gallery. Here, enjoy views from above the Reggia area and Lake Lamarmora.

  • Cagliari: Canyoning in Sardinia

    5. Cagliari: Canyoning in Sardinia

    Rio Zairi is located in the territory of Gonnosfanadiga, in the south of Sardinia, set in the millennial granite collecting the waters of various streams in the area. This is an entertaining Entry Level: a journey full of emotions but still accessible to anyone who wants to try it for the first time. It starts with a small 6 meter slope and continues along the riverbed between waterfalls and fun slides. It is a perfect path to the Canyoning approach, also suitable for younger adventurers. The path/activity is suitable for people (aged 8 years and over) with a normal physical training. At the end of the tour your guides will have the great pleasure to offer you "Sa Picchettada", a typical Sardinian snack.

  • Electric Bike Naturalistic Tour

    6. Electric Bike Naturalistic Tour

    A pleasant journey with eco-friendly electric bikes along the Cagliari gulf coast, its canals, and the nature of Molentargius Park, in the company of flamingos and seagulls. From the port, the ride continues along the coast to the Terramaini canal bike lane which leads to the natural park and the “City of Salt”. From there, you move across the lagoon to the Poetto beach, where you stop for a break in a seafront restaurant/bar. Continue across the Devil's Saddle cape up to the lighthouse of Calamosca and its spectacular view. This is the last stop before coming back to the city center.

    The travel was very well organised, everything was on time, the guide Valerya wa really nice and competent- tells us a lot of very interesting facts about Sardinian history and attractions. Really recommend this bike tour.

  • Cagliari: Su Nuraxi Barumini & Giara Wild Half-Day Tour

    7. Cagliari: Su Nuraxi Barumini & Giara Wild Half-Day Tour

    Discover the nuraghe of Sardinia on a 4-hour tour of the Su Nuraxi di Barumini, the best example of a unique defence system that represented an exceptional response to political and social conditions, and an innovative use of the materials and techniques available to a prehistoric island. Recognized by UNESCO for its historical significance, the site provides a great introduction to the origins of Sardinian culture. During the tour, you will explore the vast megalithic bulk deep inside many tholos of incomparable beauty. Explore the massive central tower, built from large dressed stones without the use of mortar. Consisting of 3 chambers, one upon the other, they are connected by a spiral staircase. Learn about the construction of this remarkable site, including the massive stone curtain wall that linked 4 subsidiary towers. Time permitting, it will also be possible to enjoy a typical...

    The tour was very well organized, and we enjoyed it very much. We were able to hear about brief overview and history about Sardegna on the way to Su Nuraxi , which gave us a good view of the land we're travelling. At the site, we were amazed by the complexity structure of the Nuraghe, as well as the level of civilization. It was certainly impressive, and the guidance given by the guide helped us to understand the background of the history as well.

  • Cagliari Shore Excursion: Amazing Hidden Beaches Jeep Tour

    8. Cagliari Shore Excursion: Amazing Hidden Beaches Jeep Tour

    Enjoy some of the most beautiful beach coves in Sardinia just outside the coastal town of Chia on a small group tour. Meet your guide at the cruise terminal and board your transportation for a 45-minute scenic drive to Chia. Explore the coves and beaches that were twice named the most beautiful in Italy.  Time allowing, stop at up to six of the prettiest coves, depending on how much time you spend at each. Visit the bay of Cala Cipolla, where you can admire the lighthouse of Capo Spartivento. This cove offers one of the best places to snorkel in South Sardinia. Enjoy snorkeling or just spread out your towel on the sand, kick back, and relax. Also visit Malfatano Beach, ideal for families with children due to its calm waters. Head to Tuerredda, one of the most beautiful beaches in the area and stop at Porto Larboi and S'isola Manna. Also find small stands, cafes, and options to purchase...

    Great excursion with a local guide who provides you not just with the information about the nicest beach spots (and the vehicles to get there) but also may explain (really a lot!) about history, geography, vegetation and local traditions. I’ve been impressed how well managed this tour was, and it felt like to be with a good friend from the island for half a day. It’s been quite the right balance of everything, thanks Iunio and Matteo!

  • Cagliari: Hidden Coves by Scooter from Chia

    9. Cagliari: Hidden Coves by Scooter from Chia

    Enjoy riding a 125cc scooter while your guide leads you to a green paradise and the hidden beaches of the south of Sardinia. Passing through the Ancient Roman Street it will be possible to see the beach of Su Coldorinu and the ancient Port of Chia. Head to the amazing beach of Cala Cipolla and enter the Lighthouse of Capo-Spartivento. Behold the wonderful view and see the extreme point of South Sardinia: Capo Teulada. From the lighthouse, visit the beach and the tower of Capo Malfatano, Cala Crabittu and Porto Larboi. There is an optional extra of lunch in Capo Malfatano. At every stop, there's a possibility to take a swim in amazing crystal-clear water.  Your guide, while leading the tour on their own scooter, will provide information and colorful stories about life and nature in south Sardinia and recommend photo stops along the way. This tour is a perfect introduction for first time...

  • Cagliari Shore Excursion: Wine Tasting

    10. Cagliari Shore Excursion: Wine Tasting

    Experience an unforgettable visit to one of the best wineries of South Sardinia. For this tour, it is necessary to hold a green pass. You will meet your guide outside the passenger terminal at the parking and board your transportation to the heart of the island and the village of Sardinia, located approximately 11 miles (18 km) to the north of Cagliari, for a quick yet scenic drive. This is a private excursion for just you and your group (but the winery could have other guests simultaneously). Located in the rolling hills, the small town of Sardinia only has a population of approximately 2,000. For thousands of years, the land and climate make this region's wines and olive oil unique. The grapes in this area have been grown since Nuraghic times, and some native grapes of the site are famous, like the Cannonau, Vermentino, and Carignano. The same vineyard you will visit depends on the da...

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What people are saying about Cagliari

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 100 reviews

We really enjoyed the tour. We were taking nice keep ride in a National park in the mountains and observed the surroundings, and our guide told us a lot of new and interesting information about local history and surroundings and Sardinia. We also seen stunning views from one of the highest mountains in the area and enjoyed Picknick with local homemade food. Definitely to recommend.

The travel was very well organised, everything was on time, the guide Valerya wa really nice and competent- tells us a lot of very interesting facts about Sardinian history and attractions. Really recommend this bike tour.

Claudia is a great guide as well as the driver. Very nice tour where you can see and have time to enjoy different beaches. Also great that they give you umbrella and a gopro to take pics in the water!

It was great! We had a lot of fun & saw beautiful beaches and coasts :) I would recommend it 100%

We had a wonderful time the place is spectacular and the guide very helpful and knowledged.