Guided tour

Cagliari: Underground City & Optional Old Town Walking Tour

Cagliari: Underground City & Optional Old Town Walking Tour

Activity provider: Sardinia Magic Experience
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Journey through Cagliari’s history as you explore its underground crypts and caves. Extend your tour with a guided walk through the Old Town.

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Duration 2 - 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • See the city from a different perspective
  • Enjoy the atmosphere of walking through a candle-lit tunnel
  • Explore mysterious galleries and crypts beneath Cagliari
  • Learn the interesting history of the crypt of Santa Restituta
  • Explore the underground ruins of the Saint Eulalia archaeological area
Full description

Discover the secrets that lie beneath the sunny streets of Cagliari on a guided tour of the city’s underground. Enhance your experience with an optional walk through the Old Town, and choose from private and shared group options. Meet your guide to begin your tour of the caves, crypts, and tunnels under the city. Wander between the districts of Stampace and Marina and visit a private tunnel-shelter beneath a school that was used as a bomb shelter during World War II. Explore the magnificent and rich history of the crypt of Saint Restituta. Select the option including a guided walking tour of the Old Town to extend your experience. Stroll through the city’s streets and admire the highlights of the historic center with your guide.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Walking tour
  • Entry tickets (8€ per person)
Not suitable for
  • People with claustrophobia
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The tour may be operated by a multilingual guide (English and Italian)
  • A minimum of 2 adults are required per booking
  • Entrance tickets for the underground sites are not included (8€ per person)
  • The visit is not entirely underground, there will be the visit of three different sites (the Tunnel-Shelter of the Salesian' School, the crypt of Saint Restituta and the Archaeological Area of Saint Eulalia)
  • The tour includes a bit of walking outside
  • Depending on the opening times of the sites, alternative underground sites may be visited
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 181 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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It was a very interesting tour that took you lots of places you wouldn’t think of going. The tour guide had a lot of interesting stories and facts about the sights. She also spoke both english and italian, so everyone in the group could keep up. Overall a very nice experience!

August 19, 2022

This was a very interesting tour. We learnt lots of facts about the history of Cagliari. Our guide was able to answer questions and shared interesting facts. On our tour there were both adults and teenagers and I would say it was appropriate for both age groups. There was walking involved but nothing strenuous and I wore sandals, although it would probably have been better if I wore trainers as the ground in some of the tunnels was uneven. The tunnels themselves were beautiful and the museum and crypt were very interesting. As the tour takes you around three historical sites it is an easy way to tick off three tourist attractions in one day and it felt like a really good use of our time in Cagliari.

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July 28, 2022

Wonderful route to discover a city beneath the city. Very interesting is the history involving Cagliari over the centuries and the hidden testimonies of which very little is spoken. Ideal in warm afternoons as it is cool in the subsoil. Very good Silvia who guided us on this path. I do not like visits carried out in two languages at the same time, despite Silvia 's excellent level I certainly prefer the experience in one language only but this is my personal opinion. Thanks again, wonderful discovery and very impressive experience.

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July 12, 2022

Product ID: 213225