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Sightseeing in Sardinia - what to see. Complete travel guide

Sardegna is the second largest island of the Mediterranean. Cagliari is the capital of the island. Each of eight Sardinian provinces is interesting in its own way. Sardegna has long been a popular holiday destination for divers and fans of other water sports. Well-equipped clean beaches, numerous diving and surfing schools, kid entertainment centers and luxury restaurants make the rest a refined one.
Each town of this wonderful island has its unique cultural traditions and historical monuments. The main symbol of Sassari is Rosello Fountain located near the bridge of the same name. It … Open
The first mention of the island dates back to the 15th century BC; the long history of the island has passed under control of different states. It was occupied by the Romans, Phoenicians, Spanish and French. Naturally, such a rich history has been reflected in the variety of architectural and historical landmarks. Today, every town of Sardegna has Roman ruins and medieval churches.
Resorts of Sardegna differ with quite high prices, but that’s very easy to explain; luxurious hotels, clean beaches (you won’t find anything alike around Italy), excellent restaurants and a high level of service compensate material costs. The most popular resorts of the island are Gennargentu and Costa Smeralda. In addition to beautiful beaches, vacationers can enjoy excursions to local parks and watch wild horses, seals and graceful flamingos. Fishermen won’t be bored also, as it’s a matter of minutes to arrange a fishing trip. Hikers can explore scenic foothill areas; these places are famous due to the ruins of the ancient buildings and beautiful caves. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. The beach season on the island opens in May and lasts until mid-November. The hottest month is August, when the daily temperature may be about +35°C. Fans of hiking excursions are … Open
Nuoro and Oristano offer the most interesting excursions, as there are ruins of the ancient Phoenician temple next to them. Cagliari has a great variety of museums; the largest archeological museum is situated there. Its collection is regularly updated with new exhibits. Shoppers will appreciate the range of local shops. You could buy perfect lace, handicrafts made ​​of wood and carpets in every city, but the best souvenir and gift for friends is considered honey produced following special recipes.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Sardinia
♥   Castle 'Castello Malaspina' Bosa, 47.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Medusa' Lotzorai, 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Sassari' Sassari, 77.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Villasor' Villasor, 82.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castel sardo' Castelsardo, 91.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Sardinia
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu' , 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’ Asinara' , 119.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Arcipelago di la Maddalena' , 126.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Sardinia from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Domus de Janas

From the series “The most mysterious constructions of the planet”
The houses carved in the stones are also remarkable for their interior design. On their walls you can see many mysterious symbols. According to the approximate accounts of the scholars, Domus de Janas were built in the period since 4th to 2nd millennium BC. With respect to the level of civilization at that time, one can imagine how complicated the construction process was. The travelers who visit this remarkable sight of Sardinia can make a magical ritual. In the middle of each cottage there are the little recesses, into which one presents the gifts for the fairies. … Read further
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