Sardinia Attractions and Sightseeing

Sardinia is probably one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean, with its beautiful scenery and turquoise water that resemble the Caribbean, annually attracting a lot of tourists from around the world, including celebrities.

Sardinia is a region in Italy, an island in fact, with its capital, Cagliari, which was Sardinia's capital since the Roman period, with a beautiful old town, a number of historical monuments and easy access to nearby beaches and lagoons populated with hundreds of flamingos. The region is subdivided into four provinces: Cagliari, Sassari, Nuoro and Oristano.

Sardinia was called "Ichnusa" by the Phoenicians and "Sandalyon" by Greeks, because of its foot shape. The landscape is beautiful and varied with many hills and mountains in the north, in the southern predominantly being plains. The climate is mainly Mediterranean, with a hot summer and a mild winter. In summer temperatures reach up to 35 degrees and in the winter does not fall below 15 degrees. The best time for vacation is between June and September.

Sardinia is a destination where probably half a year if you stay, you’ll still discover new places very beautiful and attractive. The main attractions of the island include: pink sand beach of Porto Ferro, typical Sardinian town of Nuoro, Oristano, with Tharros Phoenician ruins, Temple of the Goddess of Fortune in Porto Torres, Cagliari's largest city, where is the archaeological museum , and Nuraghic Fortress , located about 60 km north of Cagliari.

Among the most beautiful beaches, are the famous pink sand beach, Spiaggia Rosa, located on the island Budelli, Cala Corsara, which is a beautiful area of beaches and natural coves, situated in Spargi island, belonging to La Maddalena archipelago, which also includes several islands of rare beauty, with unreal crystal clear water. The most populated and crowned beach is La Pelosa, appreciated for its crystalline turquoise water, white sand and the natural scenery detached from a tropical area. Keep in mind that Sardinia has many beaches, which are divided according to personal preference, some of them with fine sand, other with outstanding natural landscapes. For example, if you want quality sand, you can choose between Su Giudeu, La Cinta and Sa Colonia. For a magnificent natural environment, the most suitable beaches are Cala Corsara, La Pelosa and Porto Giunco ​​Villasimius and if you want to enjoy turquoise water like tropical islands, you may opt also for Cala Corsara, La Pelosa and Tuerredda.

One of the most popular resorts in Sardinia, where most tourist land, is the most picturesque medieval town of the island: Alghero, nicknamed "Little Barcelona", where the Catalan footprint is shown by the sinuous cobblestone streets, and the fortified walls of the city bastion, but also the monumental cliffs of Capo Caccia, where you can watch the sunset. At Alghero you can practice scuba diving in underwater caves, you'll be swimming along the coast or you can jump off the rocks into the crystal water. Do not miss the Nereo Cave, considered the most spectacular underwater cave in Europe, which has become the main attraction for those who practice scuba diving.

Esmeralda Coast, one of the most luxurious resorts, full of high-class hotels and restaurants, awaits you with a lot of beaches, turquoise waters and renowned resorts like Porto Rotondo, Portisco, Baia Sardinia and the most famous of all, Porto Cervo.

Grotta di Nettuno is a must see, with its 564 up and down steps, an interesting route to a cave on the rocks, extremely popular, that will take you to the world of geology and biology enthusiasts. Ogliastra is the most beautiful province of Italy that has great mountains, amazing sea and excellent gastronomical traditions.

Santa Teresa Gallura is a town on the northern top of Sardinia, in the Strait of Bonifacio, which offers a wonderful, due to the carved granite rocks of Capo Testa, but also Corsica over Stretto di Bonifacio.

Olbia city has a splendid bay, crowned by Tavola island and surrounded by beautiful beaches of great natural beauty of an emerald color, being filled with scents of myrtle and strawberry. The most important attractions of Olbia are the center of town, the Church of San Simplicio, and the ancient Roman aqueducts.

The national cuisine is known for variety of seafood dishes, combined with meat and vegetables with spicy herbs served with local wines of the region and desserts that are based on cheese from sheep's or goat's milk. Culurgione or ravioli with olive oil and hazelnuts, and fregola pasta with mushrooms completes the Italian culinary delight.

A fascinating land of rare beauty, with about 300 sunny days per year, hilly coasts sprinkled with flowers and sharp rocks left in the beating of the sea, wooded valleys, white beaches and turquoise water, all combined with a rich history, shapes Sardinia, into a dream destination, designed to give you a vacation more than the ideal!


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