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    Cagliari - Excursion to Devil's Saddle

    Guests: 2 ÷ 8
    City: Cagliari
    Timetable: 09:30
    Languages: Italian, English
    Frequency: daily
    Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes

    Points of interest

    Devil Saddle
    Cagliari railway station
    Bus stop Calamosca (terminus 5/11)

    Discovering the ancient legend

    Product code: 200/033

    Devil's Saddle is a headland of limestone saddle-shaped a few steps from the Cagliari city center, owes its unique shape to an ancient legend. It said that the demons, led by Lucifer, fell in love with Cagliari and tried to take over the gulf. The angels fought against the devils to defend the territory and won the battle. Lucifer fell out from his horse and his saddle ended up on the headland giving it its characteristic shape. Thus were born the Sella del Diavolo and the Bay of Angels. Discover the magic cape, its enchanting landscapes, its natural and archaeological heritage on a guided tour of three hours and thirty.

    Meet the guide at 9:30 am at the entrance to the Cagliari train station, in Piazza Matteotti and go to the bus stop, take bus N. 5/11 to reach the stop of the CTM Calamosca (5/11 terminal). Together with guide, arrive at the foot of the headland where began leisurely stroll. During the hike to the Devil's Saddle you can admire many plant species, such as the palms of San Pietro, junipers and olive trees.
    Along the pathways, you can observe interesting archaeological findings, in particular the Punic and Roman cisterns and a half-ruined tower built by the Spaniards in the sixteenth century. Near the tower you can see a fort dating back to the Second World War. On the highest point of the headland discover the ruins of the ancient temple dedicated to the Phoenician Astarte, the Phoenician goddess guardian of sailors. Once on top of the Sella del Diavolo can breathe fresh Alpine air and enjoy a spectacular postcard view of the Golfo degli Angeli and keep forever in your memory.

    Terms and conditions

    The price includes

    Professional guide
    Bus ticket

    The price does not include

    Anything not mentioned under “The price includes”


    25% deposit at booking time
    Balance due after receiving the confirmation mail

    Cancellation and penalties

    10% penalty in case of cancellation up to 30 days before the start day of service
    20% penalty in case of cancellation from 29 to 21 days before the start day of service
    50% penalty in case of cancellation from 20 to 11 days before the start day of service
    75% penalty in case of cancellation from 10 to 4 days before the start day of service
    100% penalty in case of cancellation from 3 to 0 days before the start day of service

    Please note

    It is suggested to wear comfortable clothing
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