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Corsica and Sardinia

Corsica and Sardinia

from £1,299.00 12 2

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  • Highly Commended Highly commended
  • Full Board Full board
  • Breakfasts and more All breakfasts and more
  • VIP Travel Service VIP door to door
Explore two of Europe's most beautiful islands

Unravel the contrasting and unique identities of Corsica and Sardinia on this exceptional tour, which reveals the rugged natural beauty and fascinating cultures of these unspoilt islands.

Including...

  • Travel insurance
  • Return scheduled flights and transfers
  • All breakfasts and seven dinners
  • Excursions as described
  • Saga tour manager
  • Porterage at all hotels
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January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013


Day 1 UK to Cagliari to Alghero

Fly to Cagliari, Sardinia and transfer to the locally rated 5-star Hotel Carlos V (4Q) in Alghero, where you'll stay four nights. The transfer covers a fair distance as you travel through the Sardinian countryside at a leisurely pace, stopping for lunch (not included) at Santa Giusta, near Oristano.

The hotel benefits from an elevated position above the seafront, with commanding views along the coast. Dinner is included this evening.


Day 2 Capo Caccia and Alghero

This morning's included excursion reveals the craggy cliffs of Capo Caccia and in the afternoon an orientation walk takes you on a pleasant stroll through the old town of Alghero.

Dinner is included this evening.

Capo Caccia Alghero Sardinia Italy Europe

Day 3 At leisure or optional excursion

At leisure or take an optional excursion.



Optional excursions

Enjoy an optional excursion to Bosa Marina, a popular seaside resort, and Torralba to see the famous UNESCO-protected stone ruins known as 'nuraghi.' Also visit the Church of the Santissima Trinita, with the only existing 13th-century frescoes on the island.

Bosa Marina Sardinia Italy Europe Torralba

Day 4 Alghero

Today's included excursion will take you to Punta Negra, the north-western point, and the charming village of Stintino.

Nearby is the white-sand beach of Pelosa, facing the islands of Asinara and Piana across crystal clear seas. These beautiful parts of the northern periphery of Sardinia are home to long stretches of white beaches and clear blue waters teeming with sea-life.

Pelosa Beach Stintino Sardinia Italy Europe

Day 5 Alghero to calvi

Contrast the scenery of the two islands today as you transfer by ferry from Alghero to Porto Torres, Corsica. Stay for the next three nights at the locally rated 3-star Hotel L'Abbaye (3Q) in Calvi. On the first two nights of your stay, dinner is included at a local restaurant.


Day 6 Calvi

Enjoy an included orientation tour of Calvi with its huge medieval citadel this morning. Then, take an afternoon trip into the mountains to a traditional, unspoilt Corsican village.

Calvi Corsica France Europe

Day 7 Ile Rousse and Parc de Saleccia

At leisure or take an optional excursion to Ile Rousse.



Optional excursions

An optional excursion visits Ile Rousse, named after the islets that blush a deep russet red in the sunset. This laid back seaside town has beaches of white sand, and a bustling marketplace with cafes in the village square. The nearby Parc de Saleccia is a landscaped botanic garden set in the heart of the Corsican Maquis. 

Ile Rousse Corsica France Europe

Day 8 Calvi to Golfo Aranci

Today travel to spectacular Golfo Aranci back in Sardinia where you spend the next four nights at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Gabbiano Azzurro (4Q).

Dinner is included every evening.


Day 9 At leisure or an excursion to La Maddalena

At leisure or take an optional excursion.



Optional excursions

A boat crossing takes you to the unspoilt island of La Maddalena on an optional excursion. You'll visit the island's old town with its handsome 18th-century buildings and narrow, winding lanes.

La Maddalena Sardinia Italy Europe

Day 10 Emerald Coast

Enjoy the morning at leisure and in the afternoon perhaps join an optional excursion.



Optional excursions

Join an optional excursion this afternoon that visits exclusive resorts along the Emerald Coast including Baia Sardinia and Porto Cervo.

Emerald Coast Sardinia Italy Europe

Day 11 Aggius

At leisure or enjoy a full-day optional excursion to Aggius.



Optional excursions

Enjoy a full-day optional excursion to Aggius, a picturesque village of granite stone, home to a rich tradition of weaving and hand-loom carpet making. Visit the village and its museums of daily life and history of banditry, and enjoy a spot of wine tasting before heading back to the hotel.

Aggius Sardinia Italy Europe

Day 12 Golfo Aranci to cagliari

Travel to Cagliari, stopping en route for lunch, and stay one last night at the locally rated 4-star T-Hotel (4Q). This ultra-modern hotel is located opposite the stylish brand new 'Music Plaza.'


Day 13 Cagliari to UK

Travel to Cagliari airport and fly back to the UK.


Calvi

Enjoy an included orientation tour of Calvi with its huge medieval citadel this morning. Then, take an afternoon trip into the mountains to a traditional, unspoilt Corsican village.

Calvi Corsica France Europe
  • Included on 12 nights itinerary