Our most recommended things to do in Alghero

Golfo Aranci: Kayak Tour with Dolphins and Aperitif

1. Golfo Aranci: Kayak Tour with Dolphins and Aperitif

Experience the thrill of kayaking and snorkeling in the beautiful waters of Golfo Aranci with this day tour. Search for dolphins and enjoy a traditional Sardinian aperitif to complete your experience. Join your guides and depart from the renowned Spiaggia dei Baracconi Beach. Your guides will choose the best route based on daily conditions to ensure you have the best adventure. Visit some of the area's highlights, such as Cala Moresca, known for its incredible colors and natural surroundings, and the secluded island of Figarolo, which can only be accessed by kayak. Visit a fish farm in the middle of the sea well known for its resident dolphin colony. Before returning to the starting point, enjoy a traditional Sardinian aperitif on the paradise-like island of Figarolo.

Alghero: Guided Quad Bike Tour with Swim Stop

2. Alghero: Guided Quad Bike Tour with Swim Stop

Do you want to discover the magnificent territory of Alghero, in the north west of Sardinia? You can not miss this fun experience in quad! Our guide will accompany you through dirt roads where you can have fun, with panoramic views that will leave you speechless, between the picturesque green nature and the intense blue of the crystal clear sea of the Porto Conte National Park. You will reach several exclusive places of extraordinary beauty such as Cala Viola and the beach of Porto Ferro, where you can also take a dip in the water. The tour continues in a fun and suggestive path with a view to the return of Lake Baratz. Book now with your friends and live a relaxing and fun morning or afternoon outdoors! The guided tour is available for people with disabilities, as Quads are equipped with all the controls in the handlebars. The fee is to be considered for the rental of a Quad. Quad can carry up to two people: a driver and a passenger; once the driver has been decided, it cannot be changed during the excursion. The itinerary has a duration of about 4 hours and includes a fun and suggestive path of about 55 km, on dirt roads but always in safety, with 5 stops: Cala Viola, Cala dell'Acqua Dolce, Porto Ferro with a visit to the first tower and in which there will be a 15-minute stop at the beach (who wants, can swim into the sea), tour of the Forts and the main tower of Porto Ferro with views of the surrounding coves. Return.

Maristella: Porto Conte Park Snorkeling Boat Tour

3. Maristella: Porto Conte Park Snorkeling Boat Tour

For this snorkeling excursion, you will start from the beautiful Porto Conte Park, in Alghero, in north western Sardinia. On board a dinghy, with our expert guide and, after a short stretch of navigation, snorkeling stops will begin in the beautiful coves of the park. In these three stops, you can admire the backdrops full of life and the imposing cliffs of Capo Caccia, with our instructor who will take you by the hand in this perfect experience even for beginners. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel in the less known caves, being able to experience a unique excursion in contact with nature and the crystal clear sea of Sardinia! Programme: - Stop at Cala Dolce for snorkeling and diving from the cliff - Stop in the Swimming Pools of Cala Dragunara - Long navigation Capo Caccia - Stop in Cala Inferno - Circumnavigation of the Island of Foradada and visit to the cave of the Palombi - Return to port The program may vary depending on weather conditions and skipper decisions. Dinghy: Mar Sea 100 - Length: 6 mt - Width: 2,35 mt - Awning - Climbing ladder

Alghero: Wine and Olive Oil Tasting at a Local Farm

4. Alghero: Wine and Olive Oil Tasting at a Local Farm

Immerse yourself in Alghero's culture through its gastronomy with this wine and olive oil tasting at  Ledà d'Ittiri Wine Resort. Sample five different wines served with bread, local olive oil, and traditional appetizers. On arrival, you'll be directed to your table in the tasting room by your guide. Your table will already be set with 5 different glasses and a small tray containing your appetizers to pair with the wines during the guided tasting. Your guide will start by sharing information about the farm history, the local area, and the culture, followed by the guided tasting of each wine. You'll learn about the variety of grapes, perfume, taste, and suggested food pairings for each wine. The experience ends with a proof of a top quality extra-virgin olive oil prepared by traditional cold pressing techniques and served with traditional bread. At the end you'll have the opportunity to purchase some of the products you've tried to take home with you. After the tasting, take a nice walk through the vineyard on your own to take some pictures.

Alghero: Sardinian Home-Cooking Class and 4-Course Meal

5. Alghero: Sardinian Home-Cooking Class and 4-Course Meal

Learn to prepare typical Sardinian dishes during this home-cooking class. Make your way to a beautiful farmhouse in the countryside outside Alghero, where you’ll be welcomed by your friendly hosts. Immerse yourself in regional food culture as you’re introduced to gourmet products and locally-grown ingredients.  Roll up your sleeves and start cooking, learning to make dishes like bruschetta and vegetable fritters. After the first course of gnocchi with lamb ragu, prepare a plate of scallops and roasted potatoes. Finally, whip up something to satisfy your sweet tooth with a soft cheese-based dessert flavored with a hint of orange.  At the end of the class, gather around the table to feast on the fruits of your labor. Wash every bite down with fine Sardinian wines. Bring your meal and the experience to a close with a tasting of homemade mirto, a liqueur flavored with myrtle, and tangy limoncello.

Alghero: Full day catamaran excursion in the Gulf

6. Alghero: Full day catamaran excursion in the Gulf

Discover the magical Coral Riviera with an exciting catamaran trip from Alghero, on the northwest coast of Sardinia. You'll experience an unforgettable day on a comfortable boat between the coasts of Alghero and Capo Caccia, where you'll discover stunning coves with crystal-clear water rich in marine life, impressive stacks and fascinating caves. During the naviagation you can relax on the comfortable net at the bow, admiring the surrounding landscape and enjoying a fresh snack. At lunchtime, the crew will delight you with a tasty lunch on board based on typical Sardinian products. Forget the stress and let the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea transport you. Itinerary: - Departure from the port of Alghero - Bathing stop at Capo Galera about 30 minutes - Swim stop at Cala Dragunara and lunch on board about 3 hours - Navigation to the cliffs of Capo Caccia to the entrance of the Neptune Caves - Bathing stop in a cove in the Gulf of Alghero - Return to port N.B. The itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions and skipper's decisions. At least 3 bathroom stops are guaranteed. The boat: a Catamaran Lagoon 421  - Year built: 2012 - Length: 13 m - Width: 7.8 m - Capacity: 12 people + crew - Climbing ladder - Awning - Sunbathing net in the bow - Bathroom - Shower - 2 Sup board - 1 canoe Lunch includes a Sardinian aperitif of sausage and pecorino cheese, various bruschetta, a fish entrée, Sardinian desserts, coffee, water, local wine, beer, and Sardinian digestif. Alternatives for allergies, intolerances, and vegetarian and vegan solutions are available upon request to the number on the reservation voucher at least two days before the experience. A snack of fresh seasonal fruit, coffee, juice, Coca Cola, iced tea and beer will be served mid-morning and before returning to port.

Alghero: Guided Horseback Ride at Lake Baratz & Porto Ferro

7. Alghero: Guided Horseback Ride at Lake Baratz & Porto Ferro

Set out on a relaxed ride through the charming landscape of Sardinian countryside. On this two-hour trail ride, embrace the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature. Sightsee and saunter down seven kilometers of winding forest paths and beautiful sandy beaches. Once you've met your tour guide and equine trail partner, begin your tour at Lake Baratz. As you ride around Sardinia's only freshwater lake, breathe in the smell of pine forest. Travel deeper into the forest, then ride past expansive sand dunes down to the beach. Continue your ride along the picturesque Porto Ferro Beach. Retrace the border of the Riviera del Corallo, where red coral has been harvested for jewelry since the days of ancient Rome. As the blue waves roll in, see three different Spanish watchtowers that date back to the 17th century. After about two kilometers of riding on the beach, your guide will escort you back to the barn to dismount and finish your tour.

Alghero: Wild Beaches and Snorkeling Tour

8. Alghero: Wild Beaches and Snorkeling Tour

The sea and the beach are a perfect blend of nature, flora, and fauna. On this gorgeous overland tour we will see the wonderful marine and land environment. We will go (transport by car included) to some area with breathtaking landscape discovering the surrounding nature, small and wild beaches (few minutes walks from the parking), the coast and the sea through a great snorkeling guided tour with a guide and marine biologist. At lunch time will be time to taste some local products on the beach. A unique experience, with us.

Alghero: Historic Center Walking Tour with A Local Guide

9. Alghero: Historic Center Walking Tour with A Local Guide

A classic guided tour the beautiful ancient city of Alghero which, however, will amaze you with touches of originality! An exclusive tour for small groups in order to create a friendly atmosphere, ideal for learning the cultural aspects that will be told by a very good local guide. You will be able to discover many curiosities while having fun and walking in the open air among the narrow streets of Alghero, the roads that line the majestic sea and among the most famous monuments! A walk that will make you travel back in time, to know the history of this area of Sardinia. Program: - Meeting Hotel Catalunya - Porta terra: entrance to the old fortified city - Route between the Aragonese towers and defensive walls - Visit to historic buildings, churches and squares

Alghero: Gulf of Alghero E-Surf Excursion

10. Alghero: Gulf of Alghero E-Surf Excursion

On the coast of northwestern Sardinia, along the so-called Riviera del Corallo, live the unique experience of gliding over the crystal-clear waters of the Alghero sea aboard a zero-impact electric surfboard. If you've never done anything like this, you won't have to worry about a thing: a certified professional instructor will accompany you throughout your experience, among the most beautiful views of the Alghero coastline where you'll get your fill of andrenaline and fun. But that's not all! You will be able to make this moment even more special together with a loved one, for an experience as a couple that you will remember forever. If you are a lover of water sports and would like to experience an adventure in full respect of the environment, but without giving up the fun, this is just for you. Programme: The experience will begin with a technical briefing off the water in which the instructor will explain the operation of the board and control joystick. You will put on your technical equipment and, once you bring the E-Surf into the water, you will glide off Alghero's San Giovanni Lido to the waters of Maria Pia Beach.

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The experience was beautiful! We found the beach easily thanks to the directions provided We started from the beach and stopped to admire the dolphins Then we snorkeled on the island and finally had an aperitif on a small beach The guides were very kind and prepared Experience absolutely recommended and to redo! Good value for money considering the area, the experience and the fact that we had two guides at our disposal! To try :)

We’ve never been to wine tasting, but are definitly going again after this experience! Anna Maria was really good at explaining (in english) all about the wines, and also had a history introduction about Sardinia! The wines and the scenery are absolutely worth a visit.

Irene and Gabriele are very welcoming hosts. We learnt how to make a variety of different pasta and then they cooked up a delicious meal for us with produce from their garden. Grazie mille.

Friendly and courteous staff. We were lucky and saw dolphins several times. The small snack with drink was also great. All in all I can only recommend this tour!

Valeria was amazing! Definitely get a tour after the wine tasting, it's only 8 EUR pp