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Sightseeing in Sardinia - what to see. Complete travel guide

Il porto 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.
It’s enough to see the cultural calendar of Sardegna to appreciate its multifaceted culture. It includes the most original celebrations and festivals; the history of many celebrations … 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
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
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.
Facade Sardinia is notable for its upscale thalassotherapy centers, some of which are famous all over the world. One of the most famous centers is the one located on the territory of the resort of Forte Village. It is called AcquaForte Thalass&Spa. This wellness and spa center is a holder of many prestigious awards. It offers its visitors unique recovery and cosmetic procedures with the use of seawater.
Sardegna is perfect for a family vacation; those who can’t relax without full-fledged sports and trips to beautiful places would enjoy the picturesque island too. Liguria never ceases … Open
The core of all the programs offered by all wellness centers in Sardinia is balneological procedures. The health center of the Pelican Beach Resort&Spa is popular with the adherents of the healthy lifestyle. Its clients have an opportunity to consult professional specialists on dietary food. They can master yoga and try innovative programs that are aimed at cleansing the body. Despite the fact that such type of recreation is not expensive, the hotel attracts a lot of guests.
Sardinien Sardegna - Italien Sardinia is also popular with shopping enthusiasts. At the local resorts, there are boutiques of the most famous global brands, such as Gucci, Prada, and Armani. There are more shops and shopping centers in the capital. The city of Porto Cervo is also notable for elite shops and jewelry houses. Olbia attracts thrifty tourists. There is the famous Luxury Mall Italy outlet in the city. Some of the most popular souvenirs in Sardinia are textiles of the local production decorated with traditional embroidery. Here, fans of food tourism can buy such souvenirs, as olive oil of the local production and the beautiful bottle of myrtle liqueur called Mirto di Mirto. As the locals say, this liqueur has inimitable healing properties.
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
The main attribute of recreation is the visiting of national restaurants where you can taste the most popular dishes of the local people. The typical dish in Sardinia is pasta fregola that is served with stewed or fried meat or with mushrooms for vegetarians. The most exquisite national specialty here is cheese called “kazu martsu”. Its main peculiarity is that cheese fly maggots live in it and gourmets are offered to taste it right with them.
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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

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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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