Things to Do in Sardinia For a Week Holiday

Updated 4 March 2020 | by Felicity Brown
things to do in Sardinia

Italy's largest island is one of the best Mediterranean holiday destinations on offer. Holidays in Sardinia combine beautiful beach days on the white sand and in the clear waters, with colourful city streets to explore and a natural landscape that will keep even the most active adventurers busy. If you're thinking of booking a week holiday in Sardinia then you should read on to get inspiration from our 7 day guide on things to do in Sardinia...


Day 1 - Go snorkelling at Costa Paradiso

"One of the most gorgeous coastlines on Sardinia" - Trip Advisor

Snorkelling at Costa Paradiso Sardinia



Day 2 - Explore the colourful streets of Cagliari, Sardinia's capital

Hang out with the locals in the little cafes lining the streets of the city, and don't forget to watch the sunset up in Il Castello casting a soft evening light over the golden fortress walls.

Colourful architecture of Cagliari, Sardinia's capital



Day 3 - Spend an afternoon at a beach club in Porto Giunco Bay

Because everyone likes a little luxury when on holiday...

Lady relaxing at beach bar in Giunco Bay Sardinia



Day 4 - Go for an adventure and hike up to Bear Rock

View from Bear Rock Sardinia


It is perfect for experiencing amazing, panoramic views of Sardinia, and it really does look like a bear...



Day 5 - Watch traditional, Sardinian folk-dancing

You can even find dance lessons on the island, so you can give Sardinian folk-dancing a go yourself!

Sardinia traditional folk dancing



Day 6 - Brave the caves of Neptune's Grotto

Neptune's Grotto is a stalactite cave near the town of Alghero on the island of Sardinia, Italy. The cave was discovered by local fishermen in the 18th century.

Neptune's Cave Capo Caccia Sardinia the bottom of Capo Caccia cliff which presents a scenic walk down to the caves

Capo Caccia Sardinia Italy



Day 7 - Spend a beach day down at Cala Mariolu

Voted top of the list of best things to do in Sardinia by Trip Advisor, this beach is perfect for diving and can only be accessed by boat so it's perfectly peaceful and unspoilt. 

Cala Mariolu beach Sardinia


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