A Saunter in Sardinia

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4.8 Based on 6 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-16511
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Sardinia, Italy
  • Ends Cabras, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hike the black Montiferru Mountain Range
  • Sardinian scenery: Sinis wetlands & the sea cliffs of Su Tingiosu
  • Ancient site of Tharros & ancient Romantic Mediterranean trails
  • Artichoke fields, vineyards & olive groves
  • Bird watching in Spring: flamingoes, herons & more
  • Special selection of independent hotels
  • Opportunities to swim & coastal walking
  • Flexibility to adjust your walks on some days
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Starting in Sardinia and ending in Cabras, the "Saunter In Sardinia" tour is a self-guided walking trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Putzu Idu, Santu Lussurgiu, Cabras and 4 other destinations in Italy. "A Saunter In Sardinia" is a private tour which includes accommodation, meals and others.

Explore the romantic Mediterranean trails of Sardinia's Montiferru mountains. Sardinia is an inspirational island of natural beauty with a mix of Italian and Spanish cultures. Walking from the black mountains of Montiferru to the Sinis wetlands you will discover beaches, bays, headlands, ancient ruins and historical sites. This is a gentle walk crossing a variety of terrain & paths and home to much bird life, especially in the spring.
The Montiferru mountains, a basaltic area famous for green forests, clear spring water and local 'red' beef provide wonderful walking opportunities with sweeping coastal views, charming accommodations and numerous swimming opportunities. Birdwatchers will be entertained by the large colonies of Grey Herons, Pink Flamingoes and a wealth of other birdlife, while the ancient Spanish watchtowers, small villages and the ancient site of Tharros occupied by the Phoenicians, Punics and Romans offer welcome distractions for those keen to learn more about Sardinia's history and culture.
Whilst walking, you will also come across artichoke fields, Vernaccia vineyards, olive groves and the Cabras Lagoon, famous for grey mullets and its 'Bottarga'. Stay in a special selection of independent hotels that add to your hiking experience in Sardinia.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Santu Lussurgiu
  • Day 2 : Santu Lussurgiu: San Leonardo circular walk 11.5 km/7 miles, 4 h
  • Day 3 : Santu Lussurgiu to Santa Caterina di Pittinuri 22 km/13.6 miles, 7 h
  • Day 4 : Santa Caterina di Pittinuri to Putzu Idu 16 km/10.5 miles, 5 h
  • Day 5 : Putzu Idu to San Giovanni 22.5 km/13.8 miles, 5.5
  • Day 6 : San Giovanni: Tharros & Capo S. Marco circular walk 16.5 km/10.25 miles, 4.5 h
  • Day 7 : San Giovanni to Cabras 12.7 km/7.8 miles, 3.5 h
  • Day 8 : Arrangements end after breakfast
  • 7 nights in hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 2 Transfers included (start of day 3 and/or end of day 3/start of day 4 - depending on where you will be staying on day 3)
  • One piece of luggage per person transferred each day, not exceeding 20kg
  • Digital supply of routes and maps on navigational app (can be used offline). Smartphone essential.
  • Emergency hotline
  • Dinners, lunches & beverages
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Unscheduled transfers required during the trip
  • City Tax, locally payable to the accommodations
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Guide - this is a self guided holiday
  • Excess Luggage
4.8 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 01 2024
5 - Excellent
Exploring Sardinia by foot was incredible, the route chosen by the company took us through the mountains and down the coast. It was fantastic to walk through the countryside, remote places, high vistas, and stunning beaches.
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 18 2023
5 - Excellent
This was the perfect degree of guidance. We had maps and an app and someone we could call, but also had a sense of being on our own without having to factor a guide's presence into our family holiday. The hotels were a nice mix... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 21 2022
5 - Excellent
The hikes were through varied landscapes & the app helped keep us on course. The hotels were clean, comfortable, each with a restaurant & the staff were friendly & helpful. The transports were timely & our luggage was always... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 07 2022
5 - Excellent
We walked with friends in the mountains, coastal plains and beaches of Sardinia. Along the way we encountered traditional festivals, historic buildings, wildlife and swimming opportunities.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this A Saunter in Sardinia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 August 2024, a deposit of 190 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

A Saunter in Sardinia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this A Saunter in Sardinia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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