Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, provides the perfect blend of modern life and medieval mystery on your Italian cruise. Check out the thousands of mysterious nuraghi (stone dwellings) found on the island. See Mercato di San Benedetto, and photograph the amazing museum citadel.
Port Name & Location Cagliari Ship will DOCK at this port.
Time Zone CET (Central Europe Time) UTC/GMT +2 hours
Language The local language is Italian. Say "how much does this cost?" in Italian: "quanto costa questo?"
Currency & Shopping European Currency (EUR) Leather goods, jewellery, haute couture and native crafts.
Best Way to Get Around Organised Shore Excursions for Folklore, Tastes & Sights, private touring, wine tasting. Complimentary shuttle bus from port entrance to pier. Port is in downtown area. Buses available.
Famous For While in Cagliari, don't forget to visit Molentargius Saline Park - home to over 180 different species of birds and is famously known for its pink flamingos.
Fun Fact #1 The Villa Clara, old mental hospital restored into the new provincial library, houses many cultural events throughout the year including the European Jazz Expo.
Fun Fact #2 Cagliari is considered one of the greenest cities in Italy. Each inhabitant has access to 87.5 square metres of public gardens and parks.