Off the coast of Italy lies Sardinia: a secluded, peaceful island that makes up for its size with charm and beauty. The mongrel island lies close to Africa, giving it a tropical edge, whilst its Spanish ownership is apparent in the cuisine and Catalan culture of the north. The island has a modestly elegant feel to it; the pink and gold buildings framing the river in medieval Bosa provides a picturesque backdrop to your Sardinia holiday.
Santa Teresa di Gallura and Costa Smeralda offer the glamour and indulgence expected from the Italian seaside, featuring white sandy beaches and turquoise sparkling sea. Inland, the rural landscapes of Sardinia can be admired, with forests and mountains offering enticing scenic walks and valleys of citrus groves romantically portraying the traditional Italian way of life.
Submerge yourself in Sardinian traditions
Head to Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital city, to bask in the culture and history of this magnificent island. Bastione San Remy attracts crowds to its traditional flea market every Sunday, yet Cagliari’s architecture has not succumbed to the modern cosmopolitan feel of the city and the medieval core remains. Explore the taverns and bustling restaurants for a taste of the local cheeses such as pecorino and ricotta washed down with delicious Sardinian wines. Find more information on holidays to Cagliari.
The Gennargentu mountain range covering the heart of Sardinia plays host to the highest peaks of the island. Stop in Nuoro, Sardinia’s biggest inland town, as a base point to explore the mountainous territories of the island and experience the numerous village festivals. From here you can also visit Tiscali, an eerie prehistoric village housed in a vast mountain-top cavern. Sant’Antioco and San Pietro, off the southwestern coast are just two of the numerous unspoilt islands surrounding Sardinia waiting to be visited by the curious holidaymaker.
From Palau visit Maddalena National Park, a group of seven remote islands and 40 tiny islets, perfect for a day hopping on and off a ferry to explore. At the foot of the Capo Caccia healand lies the Grotta di Netuna, a vast sea cave that is accessible through numerous boat excursions running throughout the day.
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