The pristine southern coastline of Sardinia beckons to adventurous travelers with a love of natural beauty. Fly to Cagliari and discover its unique collection of untouched lagoons and wildlife reserves, baroque limestone churches and pale blue ocean waters. On the way, enjoy the best in-flight service Italy has to offer with Alitalia’s young fleet of 140 contemporary jetliners.
If this is your first time traveling to Cagliari, your first step off the plane should be in the direction of Monte Urpinu. There you will be afforded incredible panoramic views of the city and its coastal waters, as well as close encounters with untouched saltwater lagoons that are home to colonies of pink flamingos in the spring and autumn months. When the sun is shining, follow the locals to Poetto beach, where the crystalline Tyrrhenian Sea meets the warm sands of Sardinia.
The fabulous traditions and customs of southern Sardinia are best enjoyed during the area’s many seasonal festivals. For example, book your tickets to Cagliari for the beginning of May to enjoy La Festa di Sant’Efisio, which has been celebrated on May 1st every year since 1657. Coordinate your travel plans with the great flight deals to Cagliari found all year long at Alitalia.com.