August in Sardinia: 6 holiday ideas for the August Holidays

13 Aug 2021 Sardinia Tourism @bluAlghero-Sardinia

MID-AUGUST IN SARDINIA

This year you have finally decided to come to Sardinia to spend the August Holidays and you want to relax in the middle of nature enjoying enchanting beaches, visiting ancient villages and enjoying great food.

Even though for the second consecutive year the traditional celebrations and the typical euphoria of mid-August will not be those of the past years, this does not mean that you can still spend this period in the best way.

By keeping ourselves constantly informed on the current situation between travel requirements, last-minute decrees and Covid-passes we are now getting used to living the present enjoying moment by moment without too many plans for the future.

What other place best represents the ideal summer holidays? To find the best conditions between beaches, sun, nature and good food, you cannot fail to come to the most beautiful island in the Mediterranean!

August 15th is a special day for all Italians. The summer feast is highly celebrated and is called  Ferragosto!

Let’s go to spend Ferragosto in Sardinia!

6 places to spend the Mid-August-holidays between cities, villages, seaside resorts and nature.


ALGHERO

Not to be missed is the Ferragosto di Alghero which celebrates the heart of summer with the longest night of the year. The charming Catalan city is always very suggestive and becomes even more so in the heart of summer. Ideal choice for those who love nightlife, among the clubs of the lively old town, but also beaches and unforgettable sunsets on the ramparts.

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Ferragosto in Alghero is one of the most popular in Sardinia. We advise to book your accommodation well in advance because it may already be sold-out!

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SANTA MARGHERITA DI PULA

The small town in the deep south of Sardinia is renowned for its beautiful beaches. Immense stretches of white sand and clear and transparent waters. Despite being not far from Cagliari, here you have the opportunity to find a quiet and uncrowded place.

In the small town you can also enjoy an aperitif or a dinner based on excellent fish dishes. The ideal choice if you love tranquility, dream beaches and nature. But then seriously, who doesn’t love these things??



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CAGLIARI

The mid-August feast in Cagliari has always been an institution in Sardinia with incredible beach parties, shows, concerts with international artists ready to bring fun and a sparkling and young environment.

Unfortunately – for reasons widely known to all of us – this year it will all be in a reduced version, but no less interesting. Cagliari is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy with its splendid coastline and its center rich in history.

There is so much to visit and see, so we recommend a rather long weekend to enjoy the great capital of Sardinia!

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BERCHIDDA (SS)

11-15 AGOSTO – TIME IN JAZZ FESTIVAL OF PAOLO FRESU

The small town of just over 3000 people in the Sardinian hinterland hosts the Time in Jazz Festival from 11 to 15 August. Every evening on stage Italian and international song artists accompanied by the director and trumpeter Paolo Fresu.

Berchidda again this year turns into a small New Orleans!



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CASTELSARDO

The beautiful medieval village in northern Sardinia is one of the unmissable destinations. It has been elected one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, and you will immediately notice it as soon as the suggestive coastal road takes you to admire an incredible view of the castle overlooking the sea.

Over the years Castelsardo has organized very interesting Ferragosto parties with concerts and shows. This year – although all very soft – it is one of the places that we suggest to spend a few days of vacation to discover the historic center, its beaches and the beautiful surroundings.

Castelsardo is one of the most beautiful villages in Sardinia



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SAN TEODORO

A small town that over the years has become one of the most interesting tourist destinations, thanks to its characteristic small city-center and the numerous Caribbean beaches in the surroundings. In San Teodoro you will not get bored: in the evening you can stroll among the many stalls scattered on the streets of the town and have a drink in the typical bars.

During the day you can make excursions to the beautiful beaches and visit the coast, one step away from the famous Costa Smeralda!

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FERRAGOSTO IN SARDINIA FAR AWAY FROM THE MOVIDA

If you are looking for a quiet mid-August holiday rather than crowded resorts, we recommend a way to enjoy nature and silence.

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When is the best time to visit Sardinia?

The whole month of August and especially the two central weeks are very popular in Sardinia. For this reason, most of the locations are super crowded. If you are looking for a quieter period for your holidays, we recommend that you choose alternative dates.


Among the best times to visit Sardinia in summer: June, July (first fortnight), mid-September.

The period from late September to October is one of the best times together with April and May because the temperatures are ideal and the beaches and places are less crowded.

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