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Cagliari Shore Excursions: little guide to unforgettable tours in the City of the sun

If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’ll be in Sardinia, specifically Cagliari, during a cruise. You’re in luck, as you’ll have the opportunity to discover a remarkably beautiful and unique city within the Mediterranean tourism landscape, even though the number of visitors to Cagliari has been on the rise in recent years.

However, I understand that your time will be limited, and not being familiar with the city might lead you to rely on the usual tourist services that show you the same old sights, causing you to miss out on the city’s hidden and extraordinary gems. That’s why I’ve decided to create this brief guide to three experiences for cruisers that will enamor you with Cagliari from an unusual perspective.

To bring the following to life, I recommend turning to a professional local guide who can also customize your Cagliari visit, ensuring you uncover everything you desire with the maximum comfort.

For over a decade, we’ve been guiding tourists and cruisers like yourself around Cagliari and its surroundings through our excursions and personalized tours. Therefore, we can assist you in making the most of your limited time. Drop us an email to learn more.

Discover the main spots of the city with a private sightseeing tour

cagliari private shore excursion

Discover the main spots of the city like a true local with our private sightseeing tour. We will unveil the rich history and cultural heritage of each iconic location, ensuring you don’t miss any hidden gems. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant atmosphere and gain a deeper appreciation for its captivating landmarks. 

To make the most of your time in Cagliari, nothing beats a private guided transfer to explore the city’s panoramic spots (perfect for unforgettable photos and selfies) and its main cultural and natural attractions. But that’s not all! Our beautiful seaside city also boasts an incredible enogastronomic experience, especially within our splendid markets, where you can savor authentic and delicious flavors from the sea and countryside while mingling with the locals during their daily shopping. Only a local guide can offer you all this in just half a day, the time you have when you disembark from your cruise ship. With limited time on hand, our sincere advice is to pre-arrange your activities and Cagliari tour for a seamless and sensational experience. Feel free to contact us for more informations.

Walk over the Gulf of Angels with an hike at the Devil’s saddle

devil's saddle shore excursions

As a professional and local tourist guide, I understand well that time is precious during a cruise stop. That’s why I’m thrilled to introduce you to an exhilarating adventure that encapsulates the essence of Cagliari’s breathtaking beauty. I suggest you to embark on a guided hike to the iconic Devil’s Saddle, a geological marvel that offers panoramic vistas of the Gulf of Angels. 

As we ascend, the stunning Mediterranean landscape unfolds before us, rewarding our little efforts (this hike is suitable also for novice hikers) with views that truly feel like they’re from another world. With the cityscape on one side and the endless azure sea in front on the Poetto beach on the other, this experience merges history, nature, and pure awe. 

This shore excursion will gift you genuine emotions and an indelible memory. Your fellow cruisers who don’t take this tour will envy you when you show them your photos.

Enjoy the sea with a kayak adventure and discover the hidden gems of the coast of Cagliari

kayak excursion for cruisers

In this paragraph, I recommend a shore excursion that will make you eager to return to Cagliari after your cruise. I’m talking about a Kayak tour at Devil’s Saddle in Cagliari. This experience blends adventure, sport, and exploration as you delve into the heart of Cagliari’s stunning coastline. Let me introduce you to an unforgettable kayak journey along the Gulf of Angels, exploring some of its most beautiful hidden spots. Paddle your way through the crystal-clear waters, discovering hidden gems and breathtaking rock formations that line our shores. 

Our kayak adventure takes us right under the iconic Devil’s Saddle. As you can see, you can explore the top of it walking or the bottom of it paddling. With the wind in your hair and the sea beneath you, this shore excursion guarantees not only an adrenaline-pumping experience but also an up-close encounter with Cagliari’s natural beauty. At the end of the activity a fresh beer is well deserved.

If you are a cruise passenger keep in contact with your Sardinian Tourist Guide to discover Cagliari during your stop in the city.

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