Averages for Sardinia in June

June is the ideal time to visit Sardinia and enjoy the very pleasant summer temperatures, away from the crowds of the coming peak season months. On average you can expect a June temperature of a very warm 21°C, with a high of 26°C during the particularly hotter times, and a low of 16°C during the evenings, which makes for a perfect stroll around the resort you're staying in at this time.

Rain is not a problem during June anywhere in Sardinia, as on average you can only expect 9mm, ...

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  • Temperature Temperature 21°C 70°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 26°C 79°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 16°C 61°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 10 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 9 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 6 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 20°C 68°F

June is the ideal time to visit Sardinia and enjoy the very pleasant summer temperatures, away from the crowds of the coming peak season months. On average you can expect a June temperature of a very warm 21°C, with a high of 26°C during the particularly hotter times, and a low of 16°C during the evenings, which makes for a perfect stroll around the resort you're staying in at this time.

Rain is not a problem during June anywhere in Sardinia, as on average you can only expect 9mm, which only affects around 6 days to some extent, and the sun shines for a huge 10 hours per day on average too. The sea is also getting in on the sunshine action, warming up to an average temperature of 20°C, perfect for enjoying water-sports which are on offer in all the coastal resorts now summer is finally here in Sardinia.

You will find the main resorts are becoming busier by the day as June progresses, so early June is the best time to visit if you prefer quieter beaches.

Take a look at the weather forecast for Sardinia here

Ancient Spanish tower of Coltellazzo, Nora

Ancient Spanish tower of Coltellazzo, Nora​

Where to stay

If typical Sardinian architecture is what you're looking for in a hotel, then head to Arzachena and stay in the Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu. This is a five star resort, very picturesque and stylish, in the theme of a typical Sardinian village. There are also countless facilities to enjoy on site. Alternatively, Pedraladda Hotel in Sassari is a good choice for families, overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Asinara, and only a few minutes from the city of Castelsardo in the north of the island.

If you're looking for big named chains, then the Doubletree by Hilton Olbia is for you, offering a full board option, with delicious Italian cuisine. The historic centre of Olbia is only a ten minutes' walk away, with sea views as standard.

Spiaggia Tinnari

Spiaggia Tinnari

What to do

Many people aren't aware that below the ground in Sardinia there are a network of more than 300 caves, and one which you can explore quite easily by excursion is Neptune's Caves. This is handily located just off the coast of Alghero, and were discovered back in the 18th century. Here you will see eerie-looking stalactites and stalagmites and an underground lake. For natural sights, you won't get better than this.

Maybe it's not nature you're into, but history instead, and in that case you need to be heading to Tharros in the west of the island. This is an ancient city with many ruins to explore, which was finally handed over to the Romans, having been discovered way back in 730BC by the Phoenicians. This is very well preserved considering its age, and will thrill history buffs.

One particular part of the coastline you should definitely be seeing before the crowds arrive is the stunningly beautiful Cala Goloritze on the east coast. Water so blue you won't believe it's real and natural sights to blow your mind, this is one of the most idyllic and picturesque parts of the whole of Sardinia. Crowds do flock here in the major peak months, so June is the ideal time.

This being Sardinia, there is always a celebration of some kind, and on 24 June you will experience San Giovani, St John the Baptist festival, which involves festivities of all kinds, including fireworks, horse racing, music and processions. This is celebrated in many different towns and villages across the island.

Surfboards on a golden beach in Porto Pollo

Surfboards on a golden beach in Porto Pollo

Hit the beach

Alghero is located in the north of the island is a very popular spot during the summer months. Maria Pia Beach is of course one of the main pulls, a beautiful sandy beach, which is backed by lush green pine woods. Here you can kick back and relax in total natural beauty.

Alternatively, you could head to Porto Conte Bay which is just a short journey from Alghero. Lazzaretto also has beautiful beaches, with views over to La Bombarde – have your camera ready for that one!

Where to eat and drink

Let's face it, Italian food is possibly the world's best. You can argue all you like, but most people when confronted with the question of which nationality of food they prefer, will say Italian, or at least have it in their top two. Because of that, gastronomy is big business in Sardinia, and rightly so!

In Cagliari, the choice of restaurants is mind-blowing, but Ristorante Martinelli's is a favourite. The small, intimate surroundings are perfect for sampling new dishes, with a classy edge. Perhaps wash it all down with a glass of local wine too.

Another classy choice in the capital is I Quattro Morsi, where you can try Italian dishes with a modern twist for something a little different.

If you are visiting Sassari for your holiday, or perhaps as a pit-stop to somewhere else, Il Vecchio Mulino should be somewhere you call in at. Rustic surroundings greet you, with a very simple feel, but this is often where you find the best in the way of food.

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