WELCOME TO THE CITY OF THE SUN
Overlooking the crystalline sea of South Sardinia and a colony of ancient peoples who have left the signs of their passage, including the Romans, the Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Byzantines, up to the Aragonese and the Spanish, Cagliari offers a mild climate all year round and endless opportunities for recreation. You will discover the charm of the neighborhoods of Stampace, Marina, Villanova and Castello with the Pisan towers of San Pancrazio and dell’Elefante, dating back to the early years of the 1300s, the Cittadella dei Musei with inside the Archaeological Museum, the National Art Gallery and the Museum of Arte Siamese, the Bastion of Saint Remy with its spectacular panoramic terrace, the Palazzo Viceregio, the Cathedral of Santa Maria and the half-buried Roman Amphitheater, with its summer shows under the stars, the Cloister of San Domenico, the archaeological area of Tuvixeddu, the largest Punic necropolis in the Mediterranean, the Capuchin Garden, the Botanical Garden and the Villa di Tigellio, the Monte Claro Park and the Public Gardens with the Municipal Art Gallery that it houses the Ingrao Collection and the Collection of Sardinian Artists of the 20th century such as Ciusa, Dessy, Figari, Nivola, Sciola and Maria Lai, the Walk of Buoncammino, from which one can admire a beautiful sunset or, all 5 minutes from the hotel, the charming streets of the craft shops, exhibitions and exhibitions, antique markets, shopping under the stars and fun nightlife, the gastronomy typical of sea and land, to taste also among the stalls of the picturesque Market of San Benedetto, the popular fashionable bars with outdoor tables on the ramparts, the charm of ancient traditions such as the Easter Holy Week ritual processions, moving at the final moment of S’Incontru, and the solemn Feast of Sant’Efisio, the largest religious festival in Sardinia that takes place over several days and stages, the Fish Festival in the village of Giorgino, the rich concert, lyric and ballet season at the Teatro Lirico, the comedies Teatro Massimo or Teatro Civico in Castello, theater and dance reviews at the Teatro delle Saline at the Piccolo Auditorium, cultural events, literary or musical festivals and major sporting and entertainment events. Do not miss the visits of the early Christian Basilica of San Saturnino, the Sanctuary and the Basilica of Our Lady of Bonaria, the MEM (Mediterranean Mediateca), a cultural center that houses libraries and media libraries very popular with young people, the Cloister and the Crypt. of San Domenico, the Civic Palace, the Church of Sant’Efisio, the underground crypts of Sant’Efisio and Santa Restituta, the temporary exhibitions and events that are often held in the historical and fascinating cultural centers of the Lazzaretto di Sant’Elia , the Exma, the Ghetto and the Palazzo di Città in Castello, the Castle of San Michele and the Search in the under floor of the Palazzo Civico.
To fully enjoy a holiday in Cagliari, you should not overlook, beyond the sea, the visit of the natural wonders that the city offers, with its parks, the gardens and the seven hills, including Monte Urpinu, from which you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Molentargius Nature Reserve with its pink salt marshes and flamingos, a rare example of the world’s most important ecosystem, the Colle di San Michele with the homonymous Castle, illuminated at night, 5 minutes from the Sardegna Hotel, Calamosca and the Sella del Diavolo, an unspoiled promontory overlooking the sea, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the beautiful Poetto beach and the Gulf of Cagliari.
For the more sporty and the lovers of the sea, Cagliari offers many possibilities for sports and exciting outdoor activities, such as kayaking, hobie cat, kite surfing, stand up paddle, dinghies, wave surfing , sport fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, beach tennis, beach volleyball, mountain biking, golf, nature walks on foot, by bike or on horseback, sailing courses for adults and children … and many other activities, both which has been awarded the European Capital of Sport award.
In a strategic position, 5 minutes by car from the historic center, the airport and the Citadel of Museums, 10 minutes from the superb Poetto beach, with the taxi stop at the hotel, well served by public transport, the Sardinia Hotel is the ideal base to discover Cagliari and easily reach the famous tourist resorts of southern Sardinia, appreciating the virtues of the city and its surroundings in every season, alone or with the help of expert guides or the help and assistance of the Concierge ‘hotel, at your disposal 24 hours on 24, which will advise you the most picturesque corners of the city and visits not to be missed.
At the Sardinia Hotel you will have the opportunity to make individual and group excursions, with authorized guides, with free pick up at the hotel, to rent bicycles, scooters, cars, dinghies, sailboats or motorboats.