Sardinia: the best experience ever… (Tripadvisor users)
Sardinia is a region rich in nuances: the stunning Caribbean Sea, the charming historic towns and the hinterland wild landscapes are the ingredients for a dream vacation!
The north-eastern region of Sardinia, characterized by a jagged and indented coastline, with long and narrow bays, granite rocks and fronted by numerous islands, including Tavolara and the archipelago of La Maddalena, is the Gallura, tourist destination among the most popular of ‘island. Gallura includes Olbia, Tempio Pausania, Arzachena, Santa Teresa di Gallura, Palau, Golfo Aranci, Badesi, San Teodoro, Budoni and many other small towns and offers a wide range of luxury hotels, boutique hotels, restaurants and fine attractions. The main tourist area of Gallura
is the Costa Smeralda, famous for its glamorous area stretches of wonderful coast, while inland is famous for the amazing archaeological sites scattered through the woods and away from the sites of mass tourism as Albucciu nuraghe, the tomb of the giants of Li Lolghi and the necropolis of Li Muri. The region of Gallura is different from the rest of the island for the dialect and the settlement type consisting of ‘stazzi’, the agricultural and pastoral enterprises directly managed.
Among the most fascinating destinations of Sardinia we find the Costa Smeralda, in the northeast part of the Region. The 80 kilometers of coastline are surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation, dotted with white sand beaches, hidden coves, islands and animated by a vibrant nightlife that takes place in the trendy night clubs.
Granitic rocks of rare beauty sprout from a sensational sea of shades of green and turquoise creating beaches and beautiful scenery. Porto Cervo is the pearl of the Costa Smeralda but Porto Rotondo, full of squares and shops, it is no exception. Sophisticated, luxurious and fashionable, they are an ideal base for exploring the Emerald Coast. Do not miss the beaches of Cala Petra Ruja, Liscia Ruja, La Celvia, Capriccioli, Spiaggia del Principe, Romazzino, Pevero.
62 between islands and granitic and schistose nature islands make up the archipelago of La Maddalena, off the Costa Smeralda, a real marine paradise with over 180 kilometers of coastline bathed by an exceptionally clear sea. The largest islands are 7: La Maddalena, Caprera, Budelli, Santo Stefano, Santa Maria, Spargi and Razzoli. The Archipelago of La Maddalena is home to some of the most famous beaches of Sardinia but not only in the Mediterranean, unique coves and inlets by disarming beauty: we are talking about Cala Spalmatore, Testa di Polpo and Monte d’Arena in La Maddalena, Spiaggia Rosa in Budelli, Cala Coticcio and Spiaggia del Relitto
in Caprera, Spiaggia del Pesce in Santo Stefano, Cala Corsara in Spargi Island, Cala Santa Maria in Santa Maria Island, Cala Lunga in Razzoli Island. The complex
interdependence between land and sea of the archipelago is protected by a geo-marine park, the first national park of Sardinia, established in 1994, which covers 18,000 hectares. Considered among the most picturesque in the world, the National Park of La Maddalena can be admired on board small boats or private boats that follow an extremely scenic route and that includes a stop in some beaches.
Also do not miss the city of Alghero, the queen of the Coral Coast, along the
northwest coast of Sardinia, with its mandatory destinations including le Grotte di Nettuno, one of the most picturesque in Italy, the cliffs of Capo Caccia peninsula, the beach Bombarde, Maria Pia coast and Palmavera Nuraghe.
The surroundings of Oristano are rich in ponds, vineyards and beautiful beaches.
The coast of the province of Oristano, wild and unspoilt, stretching for 100 kilometers and includes cliffs beaten by the mistral and small creeks. The highlights include the Sinis Peninsula where there are the beaches of Mari Ermi and Is Aratus and the archaeological site of Tharros. Oristano is a destination still far away from mass tourism but offers beautiful landscapes, where the coastline and the numerous nuraghi including the Nuraghe Losa, one of the most important in Sardinia, are masters. If you like archeology, or simply want to appreciate the complexity of history and the territory of Oristano you cannot miss the Antiquarium Arborense Museum.
Among the most popular coasts also Putzu Idu and S’Archittu.
Along the southern coast of Sardinia there is the capital of the Region, Cagliari, a city full of charm and art treasures that overlooks a beautiful bay. This area of Sardinia that runs from the east Villasimius to the west Capo Spartivento, is less known and visited than other locations such as the Costa Smeralda or the Coral Coast but it has nothing to envy. You will find there crystal blue sea and beautiful beaches and coves inebriated by the scents of the Mediterranean Sea.
Enclosed between the sea and the mountains, the province of Nuoro and the Ogliastra in recent years have become famous tourist itineraries in Sardinia. Ogliastra includes 23 towns and the most important are Arbatax and Santa Maria Navarrese. Wild beaches, real jewels of the Mediterranean, stretch over kilometers divided by cliffs that drop straight into the sea. Wonderful and without any presentation, the beaches of Cala Goloritze, Cala Luna, Cala Sisine, Cala Mariolu, Lido di Orrì, Cea and Porto Frailis. The Ogliastra has beautiful stretches of coastline, with beaches hidden between the rocks and offers excellent opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding, jeep and boat trips. From an archaeological point of view the area boasts many Nuraghi, Domus de Janas, Fonti Sacre, Tombs of the Giants and Menhir.
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