Ah, Alghero, the pearl of northern Sardinia! With its crystal clear sea, breathtaking beaches and the giant of Capo Caccia that majestically sleeps on the horizon. But why limit yourself to watching this spectacle from the window of your hotel or flat, when you can immerse yourself in nature and have an unforgettable experience?
Walking in Alghero isn’t only a way to keep fit and enjoy the fresh air. It’s also an opportunity to discover wonderful places and enjoy breathtaking views while you hike or snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the beautiful coastline.
All the better that you don’t hesitate and explore this city: You might really be surprised ☺️. You might even find yourself standing on the tip of a promontory overlooking the sea, wondering why you’ve spent so many hours in the gym when you could just go jogging in nature?
So, if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, leave laziness aside and book a day trip from Alghero.
Well, are you still thinking about?
7 (Unmissable) Tours & Day Trips in Alghero
And if you’re still thinking about it, we’ll give you a little help. These are the best excursions & day-trips in Alghero. Recommended by a local (certified) guide who will lead you to these unique experiences you’ll never forget.
Why book a day trip from Alghero?
The tours are organised by Davide (tour guide and local expert) to show you the most hidden corners and great original experiences in Sardinia.
They’re aimed at those who want to have unique and fun experiences, from cooking classes to snorkelling and bike tours.
Davide can organise customised itineraries both in Alghero and throughout Sardinia. If you don’t find what suits you, contact us and we’ll put together the best itinerary for your holiday in Sardinia (even for small groups).
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Why is Alghero so special?
You can fall in love with this city every day 😎. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the beautiful old town with its picturesque streets and typical cafes.
What to do in Alghero? You can do many activities that will allow you to discover the region’s history and culture. Discover the famous Neptune‘s caves, the enchanting beaches of Le Bombarde, the dunes of Maria Pia and the Porto Conte Natural Park. Here you will enjoy spectacular sea views and discover the local flora and fauna.
A panoramic view from the coast is not to be missed. A boat tour is the ideal option to see the natural beauty of the Alghero coastline. Explore the protected waters rich in marine life and coral, where you can enjoy water sports such as snorkelling, windsurfing, kitesurfing and scuba diving.
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Discover the Catalan city and North Sardinia
In recent years, hiking and active tourism has become the preferred choice of many visitors. We want to help you experience Sardinia in the best possible way, suggesting authentic tours and experiences and helping you learn more about the regions you visit.
What you cannot miss if you visit Alghero and its surroundings
- Porto Conte Natural Park
Porto Conte Nature Park covers a vast area north of Alghero with a surface area of 5,000 hectares. Activities offered include hiking and biking, bird watching, kayaking and diving. There are also observation points and a visitor centre with exhibitions and information about the fauna and flora of the park. The park includes several interesting areas such as Le Prigionette, the Capo caccia marine area and the numerous hiking trails such as Punta Giglio or Calik Pond.
2. Archaeological Sites
Two of the most important archaeological sites in Alghero are the necropolis of Anghelu Ruju and the Nuragic village of Palmavera. The pre-Nuragic necropolis contains over 40 shaft tombs carved into rock, dating from between the Neolithic and the Bronze Age. Numerous evidences of the daily life of the ancient inhabitants of the area have been found in the tombs, such as pottery, stone and metal objects.
The nuragic village of Palmavera is one of the most impressive sites in Sardinia. It dates back to the period between the 15th and 7th centuries BC and is considered one of the most important examples of Nuragic architecture on the island.
3. Alghero‘s beaches
The beautiful beaches of Alghero will enchant you with their crystal clear waters and white sand. Some are surrounded by pine forests and have a variety of facilities to enjoy them to the fullest.
Not to be missed: the dunes of Maria Pia, Le Bombarde, Lazzaretto, Mugoni beach.
📍The 9 most beautiful beaches in Alghero
Book your stay in Alghero
Since the city is particularly popular in the summer, it’s advisable to book your stay in Alghero as early as possible. If you book in advance, you’ll get the best price. Check the map for real time offers.
Taking a day trip or a tour is the perfect way to experience a place, as it offers a unique opportunity to have experiences that will remain indelible in your travel memories. Being enchanted in front of a breathtaking panorama, meeting new people or even discovering something hidden (I’m not talking about a lost candy at the bottom of your backpack though)!