Captivating Sardinia, Island of the Ancients
The sun-soaked Italian island of Sardinia is an unrivalled treasure trove. Discover the artifacts and megaliths left behind by ancient Roman, Phoenician and the Nuragic civilizations.
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Program No. 22330RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

Become a part of the long, rich history of Sardinia, a Mediterranean island where wave upon wave of ancient cultures have left their mark. Journey through a cross-section of Roman, Phoenician, Bronze Age and Stone Age history at archaeological sites dotted with ancient statues and megaliths, and experience the unique natural treasures that make one of Europe’s oldest islands a veritable paradise on Earth. Throughout your adventure, local art historians and other experts interpret the evidence of long-ago peoples who once settled Sardinian shores.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles on uneven terrain.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience a range of archeological ruins including remarkable Phoenician-Roman seaside settlements and the unique megalithic architecture of the Nuragic Civilization.
  • Marvel at the “Giants of Monte Parma” - stone sculptures carved from local sandstone by Sardinia’s ancient Nuragic inhabitants.
  • Explore the wild and rugged area of Barbagia – the land of barbarians.
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