What are the extra expenses on this trip?
For the lunch not included, you can expect to spend 10-15 Euros, depending on how many courses you choose. For evening meal not included, expect to spend approximately 25 Euros per person for a two-course meal, (excluding drinks). Some entrances to Nuraghic monuments are not included and will cost between 5-10 Euros each. Optional boat trip back to Dorgali (from Cala Luna) will cost approx. 20 Euros. This is not included due to unpredictable weather conditions.
ATMS can be found at the airport, and in Dorgali and Cala Gonone.
Stefania Aniello - Customer Operations
Any good local bars or restuarants I should try in Sardinia?
In Dorgali - the Blues Bar is a good alternative to the hotel bar and also doubles as an internet cafe. The Cafe La Plaza serves a decently priced selection of pasta dishes, salads, and main courses, and also has an impressive selection of flavoured teas and hot chocolates. You can also try the bar S'Udulu, which is slightly more upmarket and has slightly more expensive prices to go with it!.
In Cala Gonone - The Cala Luna Hotel Bar has wonderful and comfortable terrace overlooking the sea with a great selection of cocktails. The Sure Cru is a Cuban style bar/gelateria that offers ice cream, cocktails and some musical entertainment.
Finally, the La Favorita Hotel and Restaurant has excellent quality food and very good service - I highly recommend the crayfish spaghetti, expensive but worth it!
Matteo Carri - Web Sales
Any local produce I should try while in Sardinia?
Lots! There are some delicious local honey and cheeses. Also keep an eye out for small cakes made of almonds, bottarga (fish eggs), mirto (local liqueur) and salsiccia (sausage). At dinner, you should try Fregola con arselle (home made pasta with clams), culurgiones (cheese and mint ravioli), porcedduand of course the local fresh fish!
What else? Porceddu (suckling pig), spaghetti alla bottarga (spaghetti with grey mullet eggs), culurjonis (rectangular type of Ravioli with a variety of fillings and sauces) and Sabadas al Miele (pastry fill with cheese and covered in honey).
In terms of drinks, Mirto (liquore made out of Mirto berries), Filu Feru (firewater will help you digest anything) and Cannonau Doc Vigna di Isalle (excellent smooth local red wine, just watch out, taste light but has 14% alcohol!).
Daniela Pontis - Product Manager
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