Hiking experience to the Devil’s Saddle in Cagliari
Sardinia

Hiking experience to the Devil’s Saddle in Cagliari

3 h
Eco & Outdoor Activities
Group
difficulty Medium
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Guided excursion to the Devil's Saddle

Hike to one of the most significant symbols of Sardinia as you hike the Devil’s Saddle, a promontory above the city of Cagliari. As well as stunning views of the city, you’ll be able to take panoramic photos of the Gulf of Angels and listen to the explanations of your expert guide!

Devil's Saddle trekking with guide highlights: 

  • Hit your step count for the day as you hike the Devil’s Saddle!
  • Immerse yourself in the scents and aromas of the Mediterranean
  • Learn more about the nature and archaeology of Sardinia
  • Admire the incredible views of the Gulf of the Angels
  • Enjoy an incredible urban adventure!

Devil's Saddle trekking with guide

Get views of the city of Cagliari and the Gulf of the Angels on this urban hike to the Devil’s Saddle. This easy but rewarding hike will take you 135 metres up to an area dedicated to the goddess Astarte, above the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea of Sardinia.

An easy hike to the Devil’s Saddle

Although the name might inspire fear, you really shouldn’t be scared on a hike to the Devil’s Saddle. Especially when you’re with a guide who will tell you all about the natural and archaeological features on the journey up to the top. Once you get there, you’ll really see why this place is so special. Away from the hustle and bustle of Cagliari, it offers you a space of quiet contemplation and complete relaxation!

Get panoramic views of the Gulf of Angels

The highlight of the hike to the Devil’s Saddle is the panoramic view that you get at the top. The Golfo dei Angeli (or Gulf of the Angels in English). This majestic part of the Tyrrhenian Sea is simply stunning. The views of Cagliari from 135 metres above sea level aren’t bad either. And you’ll get a bird’s eye view of not only one of the best beaches in Sardinia, but the whole of Italy – Poetto!

Just make sure you come equipped!

A hike to the Devil’s Saddle may not be the trickiest hike in the world, but you should still make sure that you’re prepared. If you’re visiting in summer, it’s a good idea to bring at least a litre of water to keep you hydrated. Also, a hat and suntan lotion are a good idea. You don’t want your memories of Sardinia to be when you were sick with sunstroke! Keep yourself safe, hydrated, and we’re sure that you’ll have an unforgettable experience when you hike the Devil’s Saddle!

Other tour in Cagliari

If you liked this tour, try also this Romantic Dinner on board a panoramic boat departing from Cagliari, or this Sardinian Cooking Lesson with Chef in Cagliari, with Market Tour!

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