Sassari province is located on the northwest of Sardinia. The historical roots of this territory and the foundation of Sassari go deep into the Neolithic. The city itself passed through a short period of historical development that started in the Middle Ages. Sassari is considered a relatively young city. Due to fact the city has been ambushed very often, war architects, who have been building numerous fortresses to protect the island from pirate attacks, have made the major contribution to today's architectural monuments and places of interest.
XVII century was notable mostly for the construction of the first University of Sassari. Later here appeared beautiful historic monuments - Princely Palace (now the city’s administration is located in it), St. Nicholas Cathedral, Giordano Palace decorated in neo-gothic style building, and the building of the province’s administration.
In addition to the diversified cultural program Sassari offers a large selection of unique and interesting restaurants, bars and cafes, where you can try delicious dishes of the national cuisine. Shopping lovers will be happy to visit numerous luxury shops, where they will find clothes and shoes by the famous Italian couturier and designers.
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