This Historic Tour of Cagliari is a walking tour of Cagliari that will bring you to the natural, historic & archaeological history of Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia.
Description of Historic Tour of Cagliari
The long history of Cagliari – which dates back to the Phoenician age of Karalis, lived through Roman domination, during which period Cagliari became the capital of the island and an important municipium, and survived a series of foreign dominions – reflects on the great variety of artistic elements.
During the Historic Tour of Cagliari of Visit Our Sardinia you will see all the most popular sites and will experience the best parts of the city with a local guide.
The Historic Tour of Cagliari will lead you to the fish market of San Benedetto where you will enjoy and admire the local life: inside this market you could find any kinf dof foods, from vegetables to pastry and fish.
The tour will lead you through the medieval neighborhood of Castello, still surrounded by the 14th century walls; you will visit the Cathedral of Cagliari (“Cattedrale di Santa Maria“), the Royal Palace (il Palazzo Reale), the massive medieval towers (Torre di San Pancrazio and Torre dell’Elefante), the Bastioni (terraces) of San Remy and Santa Croce from where you can admire a fantastic landscape of Cagliari.
In the neighborhood of Stampace you vill visit the Orto Botanico of Cagliari, the famous botanical garden built in the 1864 which contains ancient Roman cisterns and wells, and the Anfiteatro Romano.
In the neighborhood of Marina, close to the harbor of Cagliari, you vill visit archaeological site of Sant’Eulalia, which lies under the floor of the church..
Additional info on Historic Tour of Cagliari
- Tour type: Cultural.
- Tour level: Easy.
- Location: Cagliari, Sardinia – neighborhood of Castello, Stampace, Marina, Mercato di San Benedetto.
- Starting time: to be agreed.
- Starting Point: Historic Center of Cagliari.
- What is included: Tour of Cagliari; Professional Eco-guide.