Travelling from Sicily to Sardinia may be an impossible thing to do, but it’s not.
Let’s face it: Sicily is an amazing island but why not take the opportunity and visit also another great place in Italy? If you’re feeling adventurous you can rent a car and it’s not that difficult to reach Sardinia using the ferry from Sicily.
At the time of writing this article there is one route available between the 2 islands which is operated by Tirrenia; this route leaves from Palermo and reach Cagliari. The trip is about 12 hours long.
Yes, it might be a long trip but worth it for sure. The two main island of Italy are so different from one another. Moreover, driving with a car you can take the opportunity to visit every corner of those places giving that the public transportation is quite limited to the major cities.
On the other hand, if you’re feeling less adventurous you can reach the airports of the island; more precisely there are 3 airports in Sardinia: Cagliari, Olbia and Alghero. You can fly form Palermo to Cagliari and from Catania to Olbia with the airline company Meridiana. Unfortunately, at the time being no flights to Alghero are routed.
Once in Sardinia you can check carrentalinsardinia.com and make a free quote in order to get the cheapest fare for your car: in this website you can rent a car in the most popular towns and airports like Cagliari and Olbia and start to travelling the island to discover several astonishing places like the Maddalena island, the Gallura region or the famous emerald coast.
Moreover, the website has a very nice blog where you can read about many road trips and find out off the beaten track tips. Do not miss the events in Sardinia, there are many of them.