Sardinia in march: what to expect and where to go

Sardinia in march

As winter fades away, March unveils the gentle embrace of spring in Sardinia. It’s a time when nature awakens, and the island blossoms with tranquility and allure. Join us on a journey to discover the simple pleasures of Sardinia during this enchanting month.

From serene beaches to ancient ruins and delicious food, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this idyllic Mediterranean paradise.

Weather in Sardinia in March

As winter fades, March in Sardinia welcomes the gentle onset of spring. With temperatures ranging from 11°C to 17°C, the island begins to stir with renewed vitality. Water temperatures also rise, ranging from 14°C to 16°C, inviting visitors to a refreshing swim into the cristal clear waters of the island.

Book a tour to discover the hidden beaches in Alghero

Places to Visit in March

Bosa, Sardinia

Set off on a coastal escapade along Sardinia’s breathtaking shores, begin your voyage in the enchanting town of Alghero, where the Old Town cobbled streets lead to panoramic views of the Capo Caccia cliffs. Take a leisurely stroll through the colorful alleys, pausing to admire historic landmarks like the Necropoli Anghelu ruju and the Nuragic Village of Palmavera.

Continue your coastal adventure to the picturesque village of Bosa, nestled along the tranquil banks of the Temo River. Lose yourself in a maze of pastel-colored houses, framed by lush vineyards and olive groves. Explore the ancient Malaspina castle perched atop the hill, offering the best views of Bosa.

Book your stay in Alghero and Bosa: top picks!

Hotel Angedras (Alghero): good location + great breakfast!

Palazzo Pischedda (Bosa): amazing view + charming rooms!

Things to Do in March in Sardinia

Step back in time and uncover the mysteries of Sardinia’s rich history. Venture to the fascinating archaeological site of Su Nuraxi in Barumini. Marvel at the intricate nuraghe complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site dating back to the Bronze Age, and imagine life in ancient Sardinia.

Go to western Sardinia in the Sinis Peninsula to visit Tharros. This archaeological site boasts remnants of a Phoenician settlement dating back to the 8th century BC, later occupied by the Romans. Visitors can wander among the well-preserved ruins, including Roman baths, a temple, and a necropolis, while soaking in breathtaking views of the surrounding coastline.

Tharros stands as a testament to Sardinia’s rich cultural heritage and its importance as a crossroads of ancient civilizations.

Visit this amazing historic places with a local guide

Taste local products

No visit to Sardinia is complete without indulging in its genuine and delicious cuisine. In March, the island’s trattorias and farm-to-table restaurants beckon with an array of seasonal delights. Treat your taste buds to traditional Sardinian dishes such as culurgiones (handmade pasta stuffed with potato and pecorino cheese) and succulent porceddu (roast suckling pig), with a glass of locally produced Cannonau wine.

Explore bustling markets and food festivals, where local artisans showcase their culinary creations.

Book a cooking class to learn how to prepare Sardinia dishes

Traveling around Sardinia

March unveils Sardinia’s natural wonders in all their glory, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to explore its diverse landscapes. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on an adventure through the rugged Supramonte mountains, where cascading waterfalls and lush forests await.

For a day of relaxation, head to the pristine beaches of Costa Verde or Costa Rei, where crystal-clear waters lap against golden sands.

Hire a car to travel around Sardinia

Exploring Sardinia: 10 Picks for March Travelers

  1. Alghero
  2. Bosa
  3. Su Nuraxi, Barumini
  4. Tharros (ruins phoenix town)
  5. Cagliari
  6. Costa Verde
  7. Nora Archaeological Site
  8. Monte Arci
  9. Orgosolo
  10. Gola Su Gorropu
Bosa, Sardinia

Sardinia in March is a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, offering something for every traveler. Whether you’re exploring ancient ruins, savoring local delicacies, or simply basking in the island’s tranquil landscapes, March promises an unforgettable spring experience.

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