5 Must-Do Excursions in Alghero

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The Coral Riviera is an area that lends itself greatly to both outdoor and cultural activities year-round. You will walk through the labyrinth of narrow streets in the historic center, among old houses that echo the city’s Catalan origins and traditions related to red coral.

Are you thinking of spending a few hours or days vacationing in Alghero, on the Riviera del Corallo, on the northwest coast of Sardinia? Good choice for 2024! And we are not just telling you this because with Dran Experience we specialize mainly in this area with our excursions to Alghero, but because here you can enjoy the sea all year round, within a sparkling and authentic urban setting!

In and around Alghero, you will have the opportunity to admire the following. beautiful scenic spots with the Sunset over the sea at Capo Caccia and beyond, as well as you can take a level wine tour or be hosted for a few hours at a pastor’s family home for a Cooking Class!

Do you feel like doing some activities among friends or family? Great, in Alghero there are several hiking trails for all levels among wild beaches and surrounded by Mediterranean scrub that you can do especially in the less hot months! If you prefer the sea, don’t miss the Wild Beaches & Snorkeling Tour, the name says it all.

Did you know that there are beautiful beaches that are not reached by a Boat Tour? The sea and the beach, a perfect combination of nature, flora and fauna that you will explore among wild beaches, guided snorkeling trails and breathtaking scenery. Now what?

Take a look at our list of tips on must-do Alghero excursions for 2024:

#1 WILD BEACHES AND SNORKELING TOUR

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Yes, there are beaches and coastal stretches in Alghero that are rarely offered and reached by classic boat tours. Therefore, all wild beaches can be visited by land and safely. They are reached by car or minivan (with dranexperience it is included in the cost of the tour). Immersed in unspoiled nature, you will have the opportunity to go on snorkeling tours (weather permitting) together with the environmental guide who specializes in marine biology among fish, starfish, plants and many other species.

How about then tasting typical Sardinian products, on the beach and in front of the enchanting sea? It is the workhorse of this list of must-do excursions in Alghero. Important information 2023:

  • Price from: € 80,00 a persona (All-day tour) – From June to September
  • What’s included: Transportation, multilingual guide and marine biologist, light lunch at the beach
  • What are you waiting for, take a look at the details and Book this excursion to Alghero.

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#2 COOKING EXPERIENCE IN A SMALL VILLAGE

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Another spectacular excursion departing from Alghero and focused mainly in Planargia, near the splendid village of Bosa. Drive along provincial road 105, in a theater of irresistible views suspended between sea and mountains, passing through Bosa, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy among “colorful” shots and evocative viewpoints. An excursion to Alghero in which you will admire beautiful waypoints until you arrive at your final destination, or “Gourmet Destination,” where a family of shepherds will be waiting for you to begin an exciting Cooking Class.

Tales and legends will accompany you during the preparation of the products and the rich tasting following the Cooking Class, in a family environment in contact with the local people and their traditions. Important information 2023:

  • Cost from: €130.00 per person (All-day tour) – March to May and October to December
  • What’s included: Transportation, multilingual guide, cooking class with a shepherd family, rich tasting, nature walk and visit to authentic villages
  • What are you waiting for: an experience of a lifetime and definitely one of the excursions in Alghero not to be missed, find out more about details and cost.

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#3 WINE TOUR AND PHOTO TOUR

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It will be one of the most relaxing and enjoyable excursions in Alghero, clearly also not to be missed. It will be the story of a small winery that has become one of the most famous in Sardinia. This will be a trip to a local winery where we will discover the stages of the wine production cycle, opening the doors of each department to the tasting room. This will be a wonderful walk in the Capo Caccia protected area: an invaluable natural heritage, enhanced by the fossil-rich limestones and rare plants that grow in this environment. Here, small coves and imposing cliffs will be the perfect location to watch the sunset. What a spectacular activity and excursion around Alghero, with ample availability from March to November, in the evening and at sunset. Important information 2023:

  • Cost from: $65.00 per person (5 hours) – March to November
  • What’s included: Transportation, multilingual guide, Wine tour to winery, tasting of 3 glasses of wine and typical Sardinian products, nature and sunset walk
  • What are you waiting for: relax, food and wine, nature e great instagram pictures, excursions in Alghero not to be missed. Book it

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#4 ALGHERO’S OLD TOWN TOUR

Alghero is famous for its prized coral, used locally with gold to make all sorts of ornaments, and this is another magnificent activity and excursion in Alghero not to be missed. You will see, directly from a local craftsman, the steps involved in working red coral into a work of art, even starting with a visit to the only live red coral aquarium in Europe. (Read the article in La Repubblica). You’ll walk through the historic center, a maze of narrow streets connecting squares bustling with life, yellow walls and old houses echoing the city’s Catalan origins. At the end of the excursion, a short walk will take you to Alghero ‘s main beach where a light lunch of typical Sardinian products will be served. Important information 2023:

  • Cost from: 80.00 per person (5 hours) – March to May and October to December
  • What’s included: Multilingual guide, visit to red coral aquarium and class from local artisan, walking tour to old town, tasting of typical Sardinian products on the beach.

  • What are you waiting for:

    Culture, art, tradition-these are the main themes of this must-do excursion to Alghero. Take a look at availability.

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#5 HIKE, BERNARDU’S PATH

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Alghero is famous for its prized coral, used locally with gold to make all sorts of ornaments, and this is another magnificent activity and excursion in Alghero not to be missed. You will see, directly from a local craftsman, the steps involved in working red coral into a work of art, even starting with a visit to the only live red coral aquarium in Europe. You will walk through the historic center, a maze of narrow streets that connect

For those who love the outdoors and trekking, this is the last excursion to Alghero that we suggest not to miss. You will immerse yourself in a wild natural oasis surrounded by rocks, coves and Mediterranean scrub: you will be in Capo Marrargiu, in the surroundings of Bosa. Here the environment is so impervious and secluded that over the decades it has welcomed majestic and extremely rare wildlife species including peregrine falcons, golden and Bonelli’s eagles, but the big star is another bird of prey: the griffon vulture. It is a hike departing from Alghero, and after about a 40-minute drive (included) you will arrive at the starting point of the Bernardu Trail, which walks the route traced by shepherds and animals. Wild, natural landscapes accompanied by snorkeling routes (weather permitting) and the delights of typical Sardinian products while the slow, deep beats of the griffon vulture will join the unique panorama of Alghero and Capo Caccia in the distance. Important information 2023:

  • Cost from: 80.00 per person (5 hours) – March to May and October to December
  • What’s included: Transportation, Multilingual guide, tasting of typical Sardinian products

  • What are you waiting for:

    If you love to spend your time outdoors, this excursion to Alghero is for you. Book now

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