The magical island of Sardinia stands out for its beautiful beaches and impressive landscapes, for its ancestral traditions and its famous horse races, also for the festivities of Sant Efisio (in Cagliari) and we cannot forget the famous “Cavalcata Sarda”.
This island, located in insular Italy, give a warm welcome to all visitors who want to discover its magnificent cultural heritage. Sardinia offers a large array of leisure activities such as the opportunity for practising water sports, interesting sightseeing and delicious gastronomy for foodies. Do you want to live the time of your life? If so, check out this useful information for your next Sardinia Holidays.
North of Sardinia
Alghero, called "Barceloneta" by locals, is located in the province of Sassari. The city is home to Bombarde Beach, II Lazaretto Beach and Mugoni Beach, 3 beautiful beaches with powdery sand, shallow and crystal clear waters. We cannot forget to mention the Grotta di Neptuno, an impressive natural cave located in Cabo Caccia where you can see stalactites and stalagmites.
Taking the road to Porto Torres and then to Stintino, you will find one of the most beautiful beaches in the island “Pelosa Beach”. Furthermore, in this area, you will discover “La Pelosa tower” and “Asinara National Park”.
Before visiting Emerald Coast, it could be interesting to visit Castellsardo and its best-known beach “Isola Rosa”. Continuing towards the north we find Santa Teresa di Gallura, a beautiful town famous for its white houses and its idyllic environment. In this small town, you can see the Torre Spagnola and the stunning beach “Rena Bianca”.
It's time to talk about Emerald Coast. It is one of the best-known coastal areas of Italy, perfect for Sardinia Holidays. Thanks to its white sand beaches, this area is the most demanded destination for both local and international multimillionaires. The main cities and towns in the area are Arzachena (with a very beautiful historical centre), Olbia, Porto Cervo, Liscia di Vacca, Capriccioli and Romazzino. To make the most out of your holidays, we suggest you book hotels online in advance so you can get the best value.
North Sardinia offer us idyllic areas like San Teodoro with its spectacular beach “La Cinta”, a beach of powdery sand and crystal clear water in the open sea.
From San Teodoro, going down a little further south, we find Dorgali (typical rustic village) about 20 minutes away, and with the beautiful Cala Gonone. If you like coves and want to enjoy the Gulf of Orosei, you can spend a couple of days in this area and explore beautiful coves like Cala Gloritze and Cala Mariolu.
Departing from Dorgali, we cross the island from East to West to get to know the town of Bosa. On this route, you can take advantage of and deviate and see the natural reserve of the Sinis Peninsula. Bosa is one of the towns that preserve buildings of the typical Mediterranean and Sardinian architecture.
This beautiful north offers us one of the best areas for the perfect summer holidays! With all these beaches, cities and beautiful towns to enjoy, we are sure you will spend unforgettable holidays.
Areas of interest in the rest of the island.
We cannot forget the south that also features incredible areas perfect your summer holidays:
• West zone of Oristano: in this zone, you can visit the Island of Mal di Ventre, the medieval towns of Santo Lussurgiu and Seneghe. We also find the Roman Ruins of Tharros.
• South Zone of Carbonia and Sirai: you will find the town of Carbonia, an old mining town of about 30,000 inhabitants located in the southwest of Sardinia, the town of Calasetta and the beaches of Porto Pino.
• South-East of Cagliari: the bay of Chia, Nora and Cagliari. As well as the beaches of Villasimius, Teuleda and Chia.
• Islands of San Pietro: it forms the archipelago of the Sulcitan islands, together with other minor ones.
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