GRAND TOUR OF SARDINIA

La Maddalena

La Maddalena

Costa Smeralda Wines

Costa Smeralda Wines

Alghero

Alghero

Cagliari Market

Cagliari Market

Butcher Shop

Butcher Shop

Bread Making

Bread Making


 

 



  • Breathtaking view of Costa Smeralda and exclusive the Porto Cervo.
  • Nuraghe Ancient Civilization and settlements.
  • Visit the red coral workshops, Wine Estates and Olive Oil Mills.
  • See how Sardinian shepherds make homemade cheese.
  • Walking tour in the picturesque medieval towns of Cagliari and Alghero.
  • Visit the red coral workshops, Wine Estates and Olive Oil Mills.
  • Optional private cruise by sailboat or yacht around La Maddalena.
  • Hotels of charm or optional Luxury retreats.


Day 1  San Pantaleo

Your private driver will meet you at Olbia airport to transfer at your boutique hotel in San Pantaleo,  a charming and renowned tourist destination in the Gallura wine country. San Pantaleo is a cozy village with plenty of Sardinian cuisine and local aircraft workshops. After checking in at your hotel your guide will brief you on your Grand Sardinia Tour. The rest of the dayt will be spent at your leisure.

Day 2  Costa Smeralda and Gallura

Morning at leisure. After lunch your private driver/guide will pick you up at your hotel for a Wine Tour to the Vigne Serrau wine estate after which you will drive along the nearby Costa Smeralda. The first stop will be in Porto Cervo the brightly colored 1960’s retreat for the wealthy built by Aga Khan. Drive along the nearby Costa Smeralda, first stop in Porto Cervo. Time at leisure in Porto Cervo, then drive to Baja Sardinia for an Aperitif drink at the Phi Beach restaurant with a breathtaking view of the ocean. Optional dinner at the Phi Beach, then back to your hotel.

Day 3  Alghero

Today, La Maddalena Cruise around the National Marittime Park of  Maddalena Archipelago with a sailboat. Today, you can enjoy leisurely swimming in the among the most crystal clear waters of all Mediterrenean Sea. Optionally you can request a yacht, which would allow you to extend your cruise all way to the white cliffs of Bonifacio in Corse. Lunch on the boat.

Day 4  Maddalena Archipelagos

Transfer with your private guide/driver to Alghero. In the morning Olive Oil tasting tour, lunch in Alghero, then and walking tour of the town. In the afternoon, visit the nearby charming and colorful village of Bosa, then Malvasia Wine Tour  in a prime wine estate. Finally transfer to your hotel by Oristano.

Day 5  Cooking Class

Morning at leisure or optional activity, then hands-on cooking class to discover some of the secrets of this exquisite cuisine. Your chef will use only local organically produced ingredients and focus of your cooking class class will be on Sardinia specialty pasta making and seafood. Dinner with the prepared dishes.

Day 6  Nuraghe & Bread Museum

Bread making carries a profound significance in Sardinia being along with pecorino the main food source for shepherd during the months long migration to greener pastures. You will learn about the skill of bread making by Sardinian women through the centuries by visiting the Bread Museum in  Borore. After lunch in a typical restaurant, a visit to Nuraghe Losa and the Holy Well of Santa Cristina,  milestones of Nuraghi civilization.

Day 7

In the morning, transfer to Cagliari, an ancient city with a long history. First, Food Tour the largest fresh seafood and typical Sardinian delicatessen open market in Sardinia. Stop for lunch to a local restaurant for a Sardinian cuisine tasting and wine pairing. At your choice focus of the tasting will be on cheese and meat, or on seafood. After lunch,  Cagliari Walking Tour to sightsee the well preserved medieval downtown.

Day 8

Departure.

  • 7 nights in hotel de charme (3-4 star)
  • Breakfast and hotel tax included.
  • Private transfer from Olbia airport and to Cagliari airport.
  • All guided excursions, as per itinerary, with a licensed English speaking driver/guide.
  • Cruise on day 3, included lunch on board (if bad weather it would be replaced with a day SPA treatment and lunch)
  • Wine tours and wine tasting on day 2 and 4
  • Oilve Oil tasting tour on day 4
  • Cooking class include dinner on day 5
  • Sardinia cuisine tasting with wine pairing on day 7
Tours 2016
Starting at $2,900 p.p.