Sardinia, the Mediterranean’s second largest island after Sicily, is proud of its independent spirit and boasts stunning Roman and Carthaginian ruins, dramatic cliffs and numerous lagoons, together with gorgeous beaches and rocky shores. This guide provides all the details needed for exploring Sardinia.
An atmospheric island bursting with history, culture and natural beauty.
Whether you want to hike across rugged mountains, spot flamingoes near Cagliari or simply sip a glass of Cannonau overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the mediterranean, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Sardinia has to offer.
Beyond the soft sands and warm seas which frame Sardinia lies a beguilingly wild interior of precipitous mountains, dense forests and craggy canyons where herds of wild horses roam free. Equally atmospheric are the island’s captivating culture, characterful medieval cities and ancient sites which lie scattered across this enthralling landscape, testament to Sardinia’s turbulent history.
Our recently updated guide brings Sardinia to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the island’s iconic buildings and neighbourhoods.
-our pick of Sardinia’s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
-the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
-detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
–expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
–colour-coded chapters to every part of Sardinia, from Cagliari to Barbagia, the Costa Smeralda to the Eastern Coast
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