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Useful information for your excursions in Cagliari
We have also collected other information about the cruise port in Cagliari, all worth-seeing attractions of this port city and about Sardinia for you on your shore excursions below
The most beautiful sights in Cagliari
Cagliari is the capital of Sardinia and undoubtedly the cultural treasure chest of the Mediterranean island. Cagliari is also a perfect start for Sardinia shore excursions. Must-see sights are presented below.
Castello is the historic center of Cagliari. If you want to do a classic city tour, Castello is the right destination. With a touch of history, the sublime location of Castello offers fantastic views of the Mediterranean coast.
Molentargius – Saline Park
Molentargius Saline is a nature conservation park about 5 km (3.1 mi) outside of Cagliari. In the past, sea salt was traditionally extracted here. The park today is rich in different species of birds. Among other things, you can see and observe beautiful flamingos here. There is also a variety of flora and fauna to admire.
Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria (Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria)
If you decide to go on a city tour as a cruise excursion, Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria is probably a good recommendation. The charming church is located in the center of Cagliari and offers a beautiful view. The church also has a museum inside.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari is an archaeological museum in Cagliari. It has extensive legacies of ancient times on exhibits. Therefore, historically interested cruise passengers should consider this magnificent Museum of Cagliari in their program on this isalnd.
Bastione Saint Remy
Bastione Saint Remy is located in the south of Cagliari and marks the former fortifications of the city. Today, Bastione Saint Remy is a popular excursion destination for its great views
City beach Poetto
Poetto is the city beach of Cagliari. Arriving on a hot day in Cagliari during a long cruise, Poetto is certainly the perfect place to swim, relax and enjoy a cocktail.
Map of cruise port in Cagliari
Cagliari Cruise Port is a new, spaciously designed cruise terminal that can handle all ships arriving in the port of Cagliari. From the cruise terminal it only takes about 15 minutes to walk to the Old town.
Things to know about your excursions in Cagliari
Shipping companies and routes
In recent years, more and more cruise lines like MSC, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Azamara, Carnival, NCL have launched new Mediterranean routes with calls of port in Cagliari, Sardinia.
Entry and visa
Sardinia is a cruise destination in the EU and Schengen area. For that reason, UK and US citizens don’t need to apply for a visa to visit Cagliari or Sardinia if their stay in Italy is under 90 days.
Valid passport is required. For other accurate and up-to-date information please contact your cruise operator.
Taxi and other public transports
You can take a city tour on foot. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the Old town from the cruise terminal. Please note that the climb is relatively steep as Cagliari is located on a hill.
Alternatively, you can take shore excursions on your own with public buses. More information can be found at CTM, the local transport operator.
Besides, it is also possible to take a taxi for your excursions.
Euro is used here in Italy (1 dollar = 0,86 euro and 1 pound = 1,11 euro). You can also exchange money at exchange spots.
The main travel time for Sardinia is in summer months. Even cruises to Cagliari in spring or autumn can also have their charm: it is less hot and more contemplative in the capital of Sardinia.
Websites of the port and tourist organizations
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