Culinary Tour of Sardinia

Uncategorized, Wine and Food Tasting 8 Days, 7 Nights

Culinary Tour of Sardinia

Day 1 – Alghero

Arrive at the airport in Alghero or Olbia (optional). Pick up you car. Transfer to Alghero. In the afternoon, olive oil and wine tasting in a farm just outside Alghero. Evening: check-in at 4 * Country Hotel in Alghero region and overnight.

Day 2 – Bosa – Santu Lussurgiu – Cagliari

In the morning, you will drive through the panoramic coastal road to the town of Bosa, beautiful town on the Temo River. Lunch in the town of Santu Lussurgiu for a culinary experience based on the “Casizolu” cheese and the “Red Ox” meat. In the afternoon, drive south and reach the city of Cagliari. Overnight in 4 * Hotel in Cagliari old town center.

Day 3 – Cagliari

In the morning, time at disposal for discovering Cagliari, ancient town and capital of Sardinia. The Cathedral and the historical districts. Lunch: Gourmet seafood lunch in local restaurant, Cagliari city center. Afternoon: Time to explore the southern coast of Sardinia: the panoramic roads are stunning! Overnight: 4 * Hotel in Cagliari old town center.

Day 4 – Serdiana – Barumini – Abbasanta

In the morning, check out the Argiolas winery in Serdiana, and enjoy full scale tasting of the most typical Sardinian wines. In the afternoon we suggest a visit to the Nuragic site in Barumini, UNESCO world heritage site dating from the II millennium BC. It is a magnificent fortress with megalithic towers surrounded by a village. After the visit, drive to Abbasanta for check-in at accommodation. Overnight: 4 * Country Hotel in Abbasanta region.

Day 5 – Nuoro – Bitti – Arzachena

After checking out of the drive through the mountains of Central Sardinia. Reach Nuoro, the main town in the area, and visit the Ethnographic museum before reaching Bitti for tasting of local organic products including fresh and “Pecorino” cheese, a staple of Sardinian cuisine. Afternoon, drive to Gallura region, in the northern Sardinia. Overnight: Charming Farmhouse in the Arzachena region.

Day 6 – La Maddalena – Caprera – Porto Cervo – Arzachena

In the morning we recommend the ferry to the islands of La Maddalena and Caprera. The archipelago of La Maddalena with its beautiful islands is a protected natural reserve, which is a must see in Sardinia. The island of Caprera is famous for its beauty and for being the last place visited by Giuseppe Garibaldi. Here you can still visit Garibaldi’s tomb. In the afternoon in the Emerald Coast (Emerald Coast) and the town of Porto Cervo. Spend the night in the Arzachena area.

Day 7 – Aggius / Tempio Pausania – Arzachena

In the morning leave Arzachena and drive to the Surrau wineries, the most beautiful of Northern Sardinia. Here you will taste different local wines, including the traditional “Vermentino” white wine. In the afternoon, enjoy the so called Moon Valley, a rocky valley with a moon like landscape, and the villages of Aggius or Tempio Pausania Dinner and overnight in a nice and charming farmhouse in the area of ​​Arzachena.

Day 8 – Alghero / Olbia

Check out and drive to the airport (Alghero or Olbia). Drop off your car and say goodbye to the beautiful land of Sardinia

Package includes :

  • Car rental for the whole stay (Compact Manual)
  • Accommodation including breakfast as follows
    • Night 1 at a 4-star centrally located hotel in Alghero region
    • Nights 2 and 3 at a 4-star centrally located hotel in Cagliari center
    • Night 4 at a 4-star centrally located hotel in Abbasanta region
    • Nights 5, 6, 7 in a Charming Farmhouse in the Arzachena region
  • Gourmet experiences as follows
    • 1 Oil and wine tasting at the farm in Alghero region on day 1
    • 1 “Slow food” meat and cheese lunch at Santu Lussurgiu (beverages not included) on day 2
    • 1 Local seafood lunch in Cagliari (beverages not included) on day 3
    • 1 Wine tasting at the Argiolas winery in Serdiana on day 4
    • 1 cheese tasting in Bitti on day 5
    • 1 Wine tasting at the Surrau winery in Arzachena on day 7
    • 1 Farewell dinner in Agriturismo in Arzachena (beverages not included) on day 7

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