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Your Itinerary


Sardinia’s East Coast Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £579 per person

Holiday Information Overview


Luggage transfers: Included
Maps and route notes: Included with picturebook directions
Meal options: Bed and Breakfast
Difficulty: Moderate. Please see our Difficulty Guide for more information.
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Walking Tour Highlights
• Unique walks between the mountains
• A perfect mix of rugged coastline, blue bays and good weather
• See the Gulf of Orosei and Ogliastra
• Enjoy the local sights and smells along the way

Walking Route Features
You will walk along lovely footpaths along the coastline and in the highlands. Sardinia is mainly made out of limestone cliffs, which means that you will need to be surefooted because you will often be walking on rocky and stony paths. Good fitness is needed for the walks as you will be hiking for about 6.5 hours each day.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary


1st Day: Individual journey to Santa Maria Navarrese

The small coastal town is located in a picturesque location between the steep cliffs of the Gulf of Orosei and the long Ogliastra sandy beaches.

To get in the mood for your tour, go for a leisurely stroll along the beach or why not go for a swim in the sea.

2nd Day: Santa Maria Navarrese – Golgo

A path with great views way up above the coast brings you to the impressive Pedra Longa limestone peaks. Soon you turn inland and climb up small tracks below some impressive rock faces and up to the first mountain top.

You will keep on getting breath-taking views over the turquoise blue surface of the sea. You will walk past flocks of sheep and through the aromatic Macchia down to the Golgo alpine plateau.

Details: approx. 6 to 7 hours| 19 km | Up 920 m / Down 590 m.

3rd Day: Circular walk Cala Goloritzé

Today a walk to the spectacular bay of Cala Goloritzé is waiting for you. It is a very special highlight! You will walk through a gorge with a view of the impressive cliffs and to a 120m tall rock crag, which reflects in the crystal-clear, sparkling water.

After a swimming break in a wonderful bay, you make your way back to Golgo where the comfortable “Rifguio” is.

Details: approx. 4.5 to 5 hours | 12 km | Up 560 m / Down 560 m.

4th Day: Circular walk Cala Mariolu

Today you walk across the wild and romantic Golgo plateau until you get to the Arcobaleno natural rock arch, which is today’s destination. From here, you will get wonderful panorama views over the deep-blue sea, which is far beneath you.

After this, adventurous and sure-footed walkers can continue by climbing up steep tracks via the Wacholderholz-Leitern and then down to the Cala Mariolu bay.

Details: approx. 4.5 hours | 12 km | Up 300 m / Down 300 m.

5th Day: Golgo – Cala Gonone

After a short transfer to the Cala Sisine beach, you will walk uphill between the carob trees and the holm oaks. At the same time, you can marvel at the rugged coast and the glistening sea. Your path takes you via an endless karst plateau to the wonderful swimming bay, Cala Luna.

This is one of the nicest beaches in Sardinia. Then take the boat to the holiday destination, Cala Gonone where you can spend the next days right by the sea.

Details: approx. 5 hours| 12 km | Up 620 m / Down 600 m.

6th Day: Circular walk Cala Fuili and Cala Luna

A magnificent walk takes you via the small and well-hidden rocky bay Cala Fuili to Cala Luna. You will go along a shady hiking trail through forest and coastal terrain past hidden caves and gorges.

After a refreshing swim in the sea and a stop in a beach bar, you take a ship pack to Cala Gonone with the option to take a stop at the fascinating stalactite caves in Bue Marino.

Details: approx. 3 to 4 hours | 9 km | Up 210 m / Down 220 m. 

7th Day: Circular Walk Monte Irveri

Walk from the coast down to the top of the pass from where you get expansive views of Sardinia’s inland. You walk around the Monte Irveri and then get to the idyllic sandy beach Cala Cartoe.

By walking along the cliffs you will get fantastic views of the Gulf of Orosei. Up high on the cliffs is a great place to reflect on your week’s walking.

Details: approx. 3.5 to 6 hours (depending on chose route) | 17 km | Up 630 m / Down 630 m.

8th Day: Individual departure or extension

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
You will walk along lovely footpaths along the coastline and in the highlands. Sardinia is mainly made out of limestone cliffs, which means that you will need to be surefooted because you will often be walking on rocky and stony paths. Good fitness is needed for the walks as you will be hiking for about 6.5 hours each day.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Sardinia’s East Coast tour stays in pretty 4/3 star hotels and country hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
– 3x half board (when staying in Golgo)
– Luggage transfer
– Transfer on the 5th day
– Detailed travel documents
– GPS-data is available
– Service-Hotline

Not included

• 2x boat rides to Cala Gonone, approx. € 10 per person/per journey

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Travel Information

Cagliari or Olbia airport. Organised transfers to Santa Maria Navarrese:

Cagliari airport € 220 per journey with 1 to 3 people, € 250, per journey with 4 to 8 people, duration approx. 2 hours.

Olbia airport € 260 per journey with 1 to 3 people, €340 per journey with 4 to 8 people, duration approx. 2 hours.

Parking: free hotel car parking spaces or spaces close to the hotel. No prior reservation necessary

Organised return transfers from Cala Gonone:

Cagliari airport € 220 per journey with 1 to 3 people, € 300 per journey with 4 to 8 people, duration approx. 3 hours.

Olbia airport € 140 per journey with 1 to 3 people, € 220 per journey with 4 to 8 people, duration approx. 1.5 hours.

A reservation is necessary for all transfers. The transfers are to be paid for in advance.

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Your Prices

Sardinia’s East Coast, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also bed and breakfast with half board as an optional upgrade.

2018 Walking Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 30.03. – 19.05. | 23.09. – 27.10.2018
Arrival Saturdays
Season 2: 23.05. – 23.06. | 01.09. – 22.09.2018
Arrival Saturdays

Category A: Prices per person
Season 1: £579 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £639 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £159

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