Viewpoint: Cagliari Cathedral

Cagliari Cathedral was built in the 13th century in the Pisan-Romanesque style and later renovated in the Baroque style. Both can be seen here… Every Easter, the Cagliari branch of the Confraternita del Gonfalone carries a likeness of Sant’Efisio from its church in the quarter of Stampace up to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria e […]

Viewpoint: Cagliari

Historic Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, is the hub for a wealth of holiday delights…   While the moneyed yacht set still chart a course for the Costa Smeralda in the north of Sardinia, many discerning visitors to this island in the very centre of the Mediterranean Sea fly in to Cagliari. The city’s centro […]

48 hours in Cagliari

From ancient to exotic, Cagliari has it all. Sardinian resident Heather Browne spends a weekend getting to grips with the island’s colourful capital In attractive centre boasting vibrant culture and history? Check. A mild climate that regularly permits shirtsleeves in January? Check. One of Europe’s longest beaches? Check. No, it’s not Barcelona but Italy’s latest […]

48 Hours in Cagliari

“And suddenly there is Cagliari,“ wrote DH Lawrence. “A naked town rising steep, steep, golden-looking, piled naked to the sky.” Adrian Mourby explores this ancient Sardinian city… You have to choose your angle these days to see the Sardinian capital as Lawrence did in 1921, but the Aragonese fortress (known as Castello) still towers over […]

Top Tips For Cagliari

Feeling inspired to book a trip to Cagliari this summer, after reading 48 Hours in Cagliari? Here’s our top tips on where to stay, where to eat and what to see and do. INFORMATION ➤  Meridiana (0871 222 9319, offers direct flights from London Gatwick to Cagliari, outward on Saturdays and returning on Thursdays, from £178.45. […]