Trip to history and nature beauties. Drive to Palau and take a ferry to La Maddalena. Visit the two main islands of the archipelago connected by the bridge. In Caprera visit the House Museum of Giuseppe Garibaldi, the man who unified Italy. Drive around the islands and make some photo stops to admire the most beautiful part of Sardinia. Enjoy a view over the minor islands and Corsica back in distance. Stop in the historical center of La Maddalena. Visit the Cathedral devoted to Maria Maddalena. Stroll along the narrow street with a plenty of shops and bars and spend some spare time before taking ferry and driving back to Olbia.
Highlights:Museum of Giuseppe Garibaldi in Caprera, Breathtaking landscape, Cathedral in La Maddalena
La Maddalena island
Porto Cervo (4 hours)
Visit the heart of the Emerald Coast driving along the panoramic road. Admire the exclusive coast with luxury hotels and resorts facing the Tyrrenian Sea. Enjoy a walking guided tour of Porto Cervo and La Piazzetta with plenty of exclusive boutiques. Do some shopping or have a drink in one of the bars with a view over the port where the luxury yachts anchor. Visit Stella Maris church built in a panoramic position and facing new part of the port with Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Have a look at the art exposition at MDM Museum in the Promenade du Port. Take pictures of the splendid Sardinian landscape.
Highlights:La Piazzetta square, Stella Maris church, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda
Porto Cervo - old harbor
Porto Rotondo (4 hours)
Drive to Porto Rotondo nearby Olbia. Enjoy a guided tour starting at Teatro Mario Ceroli. Visit a private San Lorenzo church with wooden statues representing the main Bible scenes and colorful Murano glass mosaics. Walk down the granite stairs leading from the church to the round shape San Marco square. Enjoy the view over the luxury yachts in the port with capacity of 650 boats. Pass across Casbah square with artisans and souvenirs shops. In the port and pass along the Yacht Club. Stop for a swim or have a coffee. Do not miss the “Food chain” mosaic of Emmanuel Chapalain made as a part of the paved path leading from the port to the main road.
Highlights:San Lorenzo Church, Casbah square, San Marco square
Porto Rotondo Olbia
Archaeology (4 hours)
Discover the silent witnesses of the most ancient and unique era of the Sardinian society. Drive to Arzachena to visit nuraghe La Prisgiona, one of the most important architectural expressions of the Megalithic period. Visit the giants’ tombs standing nearby (10 minutes walking between 2 sites). Learn about the Nuragic Age in Sardinia. Find out the most important part of the local history. Stop in San Pantaleo - this small village preserved its original aspect becoming a meeting point for the artists. Visit a small granite rock church. Take pictures of the variously shaped mountains surrounding the village and drive back to the port.
Highlights:Nuraghe La Prisgiona, Giants' tombs, San Pantaleo
nuraghe la prisgiona
Jeep Tour (4 hours)
Meet the guide/driver and leave for the Sardinian countryside. Discover the hinterland of the Emerald Coast and its natural and archaeological wonders. Visit the giants’ tombs –the particular burial area from the nuragic era. Drive along the panoramic road. Cross the countryside characterized by the thick vegetation – Mediterranean scrub made of olive trees, junipers, myrtle, heather, etc. until you stop by the thousand year old wild olive trees. Take pictures of the rocks of various shapes formed by wind and rain. Add the experience of local cuisine and taste some fresh and home made local products (saussage, cheese, bread, wine).