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CORSICA & SARDINIA Contrasts of Sardinia and Corsica 11 nights from £1999^ Including optional travel insurance or from £1945^ without insurance§ Experience the contrasting and unique identities of two of Europe's most unspoilt islands, Corsica and Sardinia. You can discover both their natural rugged beauty and fascinating cultures on this exceptional tour. Best seller Small group 29 or less Your tour includes · 11 nights in hotels · 19 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 dinners All our Solo tours include... Fast track security and airport lounge UK Welcome drink and dinner Drinks party Farewell dinner Meet and greet at the airport Social activities l l l l l l l Calvi's attractive bay Calvi L'Île-Rousse Corte l l l Excursions and visits See the spectacular cliffs of Capo Caccia Explore the beautiful medieval city of Alghero Inter-island ferry crossing Calvi tour and Corte mountain village Panoramic tour of the Emerald Coast l Corsica Bonifacio Santa Teresa Alghero Capo Caccia Aggius Torralba Oristano Mediterranean Cagliari Baia Sardinia Porto Cervo Sardinia nights in hotel Plus all this... Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at all hotels. l l l l l Try local dishes ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Cagliari-Oristano. Meet your tour manager at the airport and fly to Cagliari, Sardinia where you'll transfer to the locally rated 4-star Hotel Mariano IV in Oristano for an overnight stay. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks and get to know your fellow solo travellers. D Day 2: Alghero. This morning an included excursion reveals the spectacular cliffs of Capo Caccia. Later, arrive in Alghero and transfer to the locally rated 4-star Hotel Catalunya in Alghero, where you'll stay for two nights. This afternoon enjoy a pleasant stroll through the medieval centre of Alghero, within easy reach of your hotel. B Day 3: Alghero. Perhaps join an optional excursion to Torralba to see the famous stone ruins known as 'nuraghi.' Also visit the Church of the Santissima Trinita. B Day 4: Alghero-Calvi. Contrast the scenery of the two islands today as you transfer from Alghero to Calvi, Corsica, by coach and ferry. Stay for the next four nights at the locally rated 4-star Hotel L'Abbaye in Calvi. B, D Day 5: Calvi. After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy an included orientation tour of Calvi with its huge medieval citadel and lovely beaches. The afternoon is free for you to relax and explore your surroundings. B Day 6: Corsican mountains and Corte.Today there's a scenic drive to the island's interior to visit the charming historical village of Corte, set high in the mountains. B Day 7: Calvi. An optional excursion visits Ile Rousse, named after the islets that blush a deep russet red in the sunset. B, D Day 8: Calvi-Porto Cervo. Today travel to Porto Cervo where you spend the next three nights at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Luci di la Muntagne. B, D Day 9: Emerald Coast. This morning join an included excursion that explores exclusive resorts along the Emerald Coast including Baia Sardinia. This afternoon is at leisure. B, D Day 10: Porto Cervo. A full-day optional excursion heads to Aggius. In the company of a local guide, visit the village and its museums, and enjoy a spot of wine tasting before heading back to the hotel. B, D Day 11: Porto Cervo to Cagliari. Travel to Cagliari, stopping en route for lunch (not included), and stay one last night at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Regina Margherita. B, D Day 12: Cagliari-UK. Travel to Cagliari airport for your return flight home. B Torralba and Church of SS Trinità di Saccargia Discover Sardinia's fascinating prehistoric and Romanesque heritage on an optional excursion. Set in a valley in the mountains, Torralba is the home of the Nuraghic Palace of Santu Antine, with its surrounding 'village' ­ archaeological remains of these extraordinary buildings. Nuraghi are conical stone-built towers dating roughly to between 1500-800 BC and are unique to Sardinia (another site on the island has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The main palace building is 17 metres high and lies at the centre of the site, which is also home to a museum. You'll also visit the famous Romanesque church of SS Trinità di Saccargia, situated on the Logudoro hills and built by Camaldolite monks in the 12th century. The influence of Sardinia's historic Pisan overlords can clearly be seen in its distinctive striped exterior, and wonderful interior fresco to the apse dating to the late 12th century. "A really enjoyable holiday to Corsica and Sardinia with a brilliant tour manager and, as always with Saga, great fellow travellers. The itinerary, and variety and quality of the accommodation was excellent" Margaret, Mirfield SAVE £100 per person on all departures Prices from: May 7, 2020 2099 1999 Sep 17 2199 2099 Contrasts of Sardinia and Corsica. Holiday code: AF758. All prices are £s per person, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £54 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. Getting You There Prices are based on British Airways from Gatwick. · Ask about our great value upgrades to Club Europe or Business Class 26 To book, please visit your Travel Agent