Holidays in North Sardinia take you to undiscovered natural landscapes and the heart of Italian culture. It’s perfect for couples wanting to explore Italy at its untouched best, combined with glamorous resorts where you can relax in style.
For glitz and luxury, head to Porto Cervo, where you can spot celebrity guests and make the most of Sardinia’s famously excellent wines and cuisines. For a quieter holiday, Oliena takes you into the island’s rural landscapes, while Santa Teresa Gallura has some pretty beaches drenched in the warm Italian sunshine.
Get to know Italy’s natural landscapes and explore its lakes, forests and rugged coastlines, where you’ll find plenty of opportunities to hike or mountain bike. For a sense of culture, there are castles and archaeological sites dating back to the medieval period. Foodies will find exquisite seafood, plenty of local dishes featuring fresh produce from the island’s farms and emerald vineyards which produce some truly spectacular bottles.
At Citalia we are the leading Italy holiday specialist, meaning we’ll help you discover hidden gems and the best attractions in each area. Whether you want to find the best local gelato or a hidden cove off the beaten track, speak to one of our experts and plan your ideal holiday in North Sardinia today.
A fantastic way to explore North Sardinia is with a self-drive holiday. Our Sardinia self drive multicentre will take you to undiscovered beaches, historic town and some excellent restaurants, as well as showing the difference between exclusive North and family friendly South Sardinia. For the ultimate coastal holiday in Italy, book our Sorrento and North Sardinia multicentre. Spend 10 days exploring the coastline, visiting unique cultural sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum and taking in the old world charm and new world prestige of the Amalfi Coast.
For markets and some excellent handmade Italian goods, head to the town of Badesi. It’s ideal for a morning trip, before spending the afternoon on the white sands of Badesi Mare beach. For more stunning beaches, head to Stintino, which juts out from the north west of Sardinia and is the place to book a boat trip across to the nature reserve in Asinara.
The closest airport to the resorts in North Sardinia is Olbia (OLB). Direct flights to Olbia are available from Bristol, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester and London Luton and take approximately 2 hours.
Sardinia is a summer destination, with the season generally running from May to early October. Temperatures are at their hottest in July and August and this is when the towns and beaches are at their busiest. However, Sardinia also enjoys a mild climate in spring and autumn with temperatures rarely going beneath 20 degrees which makes it perfect for visiting at the beginning or end of season too. May, June and September are ideal months to visit for those wanting to avoid the busiest crowds and still enjoy warm weather.
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