Sardinia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Sardinia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Sardinia.

Cala Mariolu, Sardinia, Italy © DPvue Studio -
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Sardinia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Sardinia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Sardinia - quick facts
Flight time 2.5 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Italian
Currency Euro
Electricity C + F + L plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Sardinia?

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Sardinia weather

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Sardinia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Sardinia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Sardinia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Sardinia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Sardinia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Sardinia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sardinia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Sardinia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Sardinia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Sardinia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Italy?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Italy. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Sardinia from the UK?

The flight time to Sardinia from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between Sardinia and the UK?

The time difference between Sardinia and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Sardinia?

The main language spoken in Sardinia is Italian.

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What is the currency in Sardinia?

The currency in Sardinia is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Sardinia?

Sardinia uses electrical plug type C + F + L (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Sardinia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Sardinia.

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