17 days in Italy & Figari Itinerary

17 days in Italy & Figari Itinerary

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Fly
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cagliari, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santa Teresa Gallura, Italy
— 1 night
Taxi to Palau, Ferry to La Maddalena
5
La Maddalena, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Palau, Taxi to Olbia
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Olbia, Italy
— 1 night
Fly to Ajaccio-Napoléon Bonaparte Airport, Drive to Figari
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Figari, France
— 1 night
Drive to Ajaccio-Napoléon Bonaparte Airport, Fly to Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

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Cinque Terre, Italy

— 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Pisa, &more), Monumento ai Caduti (in Viareggio) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take a stroll around Vernazza, and get outside with Cinque Terre Trails.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip maker.

Montreal, Canada to Cinque Terre is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Cinque Terre due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, you will find days in Cinque Terre are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Cagliari.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Cagliari, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Sun

The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Explore Cagliari's surroundings by going to Porto Giunco (in Villasimius), Spiaggia di Sant'Elmo (in Castiadas) and Su Zurfuru Mine (in Fluminimaggiore). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Poetto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Collegiata Sant'Anna Cagliari, ride a horse along Ranch Paky Barroso, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Belvedere di Nebida.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cagliari trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Cinque Terre to Cagliari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Cagliari can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alghero, Italy

— 3 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alghero: La Pelosa Beach (in Stintino) and Basilica San Gavino (in Porto Torres). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, stroll through Spiaggia di Maria Pia, don't miss a visit to Villaggio Nuragico Palmavera, and take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Alghero trip builder site.

You can drive from Cagliari to Alghero in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Teresa Gallura.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Santa Teresa Gallura, Italy

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Capo Testa and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

Before you visit Santa Teresa Gallura, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Alghero to Santa Teresa Gallura by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Santa Teresa Gallura

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

La Maddalena, Italy

— 2 nights
La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Carlotto and then explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Corsara and then head off the coast to Isola di Spargi.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our La Maddalena trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Santa Teresa Gallura to La Maddalena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Olbia.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Olbia, Italy

— 1 night
Olbia is a city and comune of 59,885 inhabitants (November 2016) in northeastern Sardinia (Italy), in the Gallura sub-region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Olbia trip site.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from La Maddalena to Olbia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Figari.

Things to do in Olbia

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Figari, France

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at U Porcu RANGER.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Figari tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olbia to Figari. September in Figari sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Highlights from your trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Province of Olbia-Tempio travel guide

4.4
Beaches · National Parks · Nightlife
The province of Olbia-Tempio is a province in the autonomous region of Sardinia, Italy. It has two provincial capitals, Olbia (58,723 inhabitants) and Tempio Pausania (14,342 inhabitants). As of 2015, the province has a total population of 159,950 inhabitants and covers an area of 3406.18sqkm, so has a population density of 46.96 inhabitants per square kilometer. The president of Olbia-Tempio is Pietro Vittore Carzedda, and the province contains 26 comuni (plural; singular: comune), see list of communes of the Province of Olbia-Tempio.The largest comuni in the province are Olbia (population of 45,366 as of 2001), Tempio Pausania (13,992 as of 2001), Arzachena (12,080 as of 2001) and La Maddalena (11,369 as of 2001). The province of Olbia-Tempio was formed by a 2001 regional law that became effective in 2005. It contains a section of historic Gallura and is bordered by the provinces of Nuoro and Sassari.On 6 May 2012 the regional referendums of Sardinia took place regarding the abolition of certain provinces and a variety of other matters. The suggestion of reforming or abolishing certain provinces in Sardinia was approved by the Regional Council of Sardinia on 24 May 2012. Due to this, the province of Olbia-Tempio was ordered to form a new administrative body or be abolished on 1 March 2013, but this expiry date for constitutional changes was extended to 1 July 2013. It will be dissolved when the autonomous region passes a law regarding the Sardinian local authorities.

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