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Things to do in Metropolitan City of Cagliari

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“Like a monumental beautiful fair terrace on the city and on the gulf, where you find a very good bar restaurant at the sunset music and lights”
  • 89 locals recommend
Theme Park
“NATURAL PARK: If you like nature and opened areas, if you like to walk or to ride a bike, then you must visit Molentargius Natural Park. There's also the possibility to rent a bike for a few hours to explore the area.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Go at sunset and grab a seat on the patio to enjoy an incredible view all over Cagliari. Ideal for aperitif”
  • 73 locals recommend
Museum
“ Sardinia’s premier archaeological museum showcases artefacts spanning thousands of years of history, from the early Neolithic, through the Bronze and Iron Ages to the Phoenician and Roman eras. Highlights include a series of colossal figures known as the Giganti di Monte Prama and a superb collection of bronzetti (bronze figurines), which, in the absence of any written records, are a vital source of information about Sardinia’s mysterious nuraghic culture.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Old Roman open theater where every summer many concerts or shows take place.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“Large public park on a hilltop, with tree-lined avenues & kids' playground, plus panoramic views.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“ Elegant cathedral of the 1200s with lavish interiors, a large marble pulpit and a crypt with royal tombs.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The "Torre dell'Elefante" is a medieval tower built in the XIV century during the rule of Pisa. The name originates from a statue of an elephant.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Park
“Nature area with paths for walking / jogging, 2 parks for dogs, pond and wildlife.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“It is a long beach filed with beach bars and restaurants. Water is amazing, warm and clean. Great place if you want to relax. Perfect 👌 sea food restaurant. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“This iconic street in the heart of Cagliari offers everything you could want in shopping with a lot of local flavor. Great ice cream, local fashion stores, to department stores, this street is a beautiful place to spend an evening”
  • 16 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Citadel with works of art, anatomical and archaeological museum around a central courtyard.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Park
“Historic garden with a wide range of trees and plants, including tropical, succulent and Mediterranean varieties.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Nature
“it is the promontory that rises in the southern zone of Cagliari and separates the Poetto beach from that of Calamosca.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Market
“This is supposed to be the biggest fish market in Europe, not sure if this is true, but it is definitely worth a visit. One floor is fish and the other floor is meat, fruit & veg and cheese & bread. It is one of my favourite places in Cagliari”
  • 32 locals recommend
Landmark
“The tower of San Pancrazio, built during the Pisan domination, is the highest tower of Cagliari.”
  • 28 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“Go at sunset and grab a seat on the patio to enjoy an incredible view all over Cagliari. Ideal for aperitif”
  • 73 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Seafood fusion cousine (Sardinian and Japanese), with the Tuna as main ingredient. €€€€”
  • 22 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“S'incontru è un locale che si trova nella piazza di principale di Pula, dove è possibile mangiare una ottima pizza ma anche piatti di carne e pesce e per non farsi mancare nulla anche piatti vegetariani e vegani ..una vera prelibatezza. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“This is one of the poshest bar/restaurant in the Poetto beach, I have to admit I have never eaten there but it looks really cool”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Have a walk in La Marina (romantic and historical area in front of the Port of Cagliari) and dedicate to yourself a seafood dinner in Antica Cagliari. A must to try (reserve your table in advance)”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
“Traditional dishes, Italian dishes or fantastic sandwiches...what you want :) and wide selection of beers! Prepared and kind staff. Perfect for lunch, they have a great menu at small prices ;) Also suitable for families with children”
  • 21 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“At the bottom of this fancy restaurant/lounge bar there is one of the most beautiful beaches of the city. It's small and rocky and you should go through the restaurant for reaching it, but it's a little gem.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great restaurant on the beach... very romantic and great at night... anti mosquito repellent at night is recommended.. a bit pricy but very nice food and experience”
  • 28 locals recommend

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