7 days in Province of Sassari Itinerary

7 days in Province of Sassari Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Sassari trip planner

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Asinara
— 1 day
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Alghero
— 6 nights
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Asinara

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Asinara.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Asinara online journey planner.

Milan to Asinara is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Milan in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Asinara: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Asinara

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Alghero

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Cattedrale di San Nicola (in Sassari), Castelsardo (Chiesa del Purgatorio, Cattedrale di Sant'Antonio Abate e Museum Ampuriense, &more) and Cabras (Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas, Torre di San Giovanni di Sinis, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Area archeologica di Tharros, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and step into the grandiose world of Citadel of Castelsardo.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alghero holiday tool.

Getting from Asinara to Alghero by journey takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Province of Sassari travel guide

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Beaches · Caves · Geologic Formations
Sassari is an Italian city and the second-largest of Sardinia in terms of population with 127,525 inhabitants, and a Functional Urban Area of about 222,000 inhabitants. One of the oldest cities on the island, it contains a considerable collection of art.Since its origins at the turn of the 12th century, Sassari has been ruled by the Giudicato of Torres, the Pisans, the Sassaresi themselves in alliance with Genoa, the Aragonese and the Spanish, all of whom have contributed to Sassari's historical and artistic heritage. Sassari is a city rich in art, culture and history, and is well known for its beautiful palazzi, the Fountain of the Rosello, and its elegant neoclassical architecture, such as Piazza d'Italia (Italy Square) and the Teatro Civico (Civic Theatre).As Sardinia's second most populated city, and the fifth largest municipality in Italy (546 km2), it has a considerable amount of cultural, touristic, commercial and political importance in the island. The city's economy mainly relies on tourism and services, however also partially on research, construction, pharmaceuticals and the petroleum industry.

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