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Province of Olbia

Sardinia, Italy

Collection of 20 places
Coveted and famous tourist destination Santa Teresa Gallura

The sea is the undisputed protagonist of Santa Teresa Gallura, a village of about five thousand inhabitants, which in summer are multiplied with the arrival of tens of thousands of tourists, who animate it among aperitifs in trendy clubs and live music.

A marvel of nature Spiaggia Rosa di La Maddalena
Beach with Sand

You can admire it as an authentic masterpiece of nature from the nearby beach of Cavaliere and Cala di Roto, accompanied by the guides of the national park of the Maddalena archipelago. His sight offers unforgettable emotions. The Pink beach of the island of Budelli, one of the most beautiful in the world, owes its name to the color of the sand, rich in tiny fragments of coral, granite, shells and shells of mollusks. The spectacular color is due to a micro-organism of pink color that inhabits the Posidonia prairies and lives inside the shells.

One of the most spectacular stretches of the island coast Capo Coda Cavallo

A symbolic place of Sardinia. Capo Coda Cavallo is a strip of granite that extends into a stretch of sea sheltered from the imposing mass of Tavolara, from the polished rocks of Molara and from the picturesque islet of Proratora, together with which it forms a protected area covering 15 thousand hectares on crystal clear waters, inlets and coves, from Capo Ceraso to Punta s'Isuledda, where the southernmost is situated among the splendid beaches of San Teodoro.

A famous tourist resort on the northern coast of Sardinia Palau
Sea Town

Blue and clear waters and sculpted rocks make it unique. Palau is set in an inlet sheltered from the tramontana, next to the exclusive Costa Smeralda and in front of the enchanting park of the Maddalena archipelago. Near the village, on a granite promontory shaped by time, appears a natural sculpture that seems shaped by an artist: it is the Bear's rock, symbol of Palau, with its head turned towards the sea.

Crystal clear sea, nightlife and lots of fun Baja Sardinia
Sea Town

One of the most popular places on the Costa Smeralda, just opposite the archipelago of La Maddalena and the island of Caprera in particular, is Baia Sardinia. The crystal clear sea, the white beaches, excellent hotel facilities and a lively nightlife, here is a disco inside a natural cave, so that every year thousands of tourists looking for relaxation and fun reach this wide bay.

Undisputed capital of the Costa Smeralda and the realm of luxury holidays Porto Cervo
Sea Town

Porto Cervo is a coastal village in the Gallura center of Arzachena, with a few hundred residents. In the summer it becomes an extraordinary and sparkling parade of yachts, yachts and famous people: in the little square you can easily find yourself shopping with movie and television stars. Every day is a continuous alternation of appointments with the international jet set: parties, social life, sporting events, golf in particular.

The wonderful Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Das Maddalena-Archipel liegt an der Nord-Nordküste von Sardinien, an der Costa Smeralda. Es besteht aus 7 großen Inseln (La Maddalena, Caprera, Budelli, Santo Stefano, Santa Maria, Spargi, Razzoli) und mehreren kleineren Inseln, die von einem wunderschönen und transparenten Meer umgeben sind. Unter den großen Inseln ist Caprera berühmt dafür, Garibaldi während seines Exils beherbergt zu haben: Sein Haus ist heute ein Museum, das für die Öffentlichkeit zugänglich ist. Das Maddalena-Archipel wurde 1994 zum Nationalpark erklärt und ist sicherlich eines der schönsten und unberührtesten Gebiete Sardiniens. Die zahlreichen Strände und Buchten des Archipels sind für ihre Klarheit bekannt und werden von Touristen, sowohl Italienern als auch Ausländern, sehr geschätzt.

The most important monument of Gallura, the Basilica di San Simplicio

The Basilica of San Simplicio, in Olbia, is the most important and ancient religious monument of north-eastern Sardinia and a testimony to the spread of Christianity on the island

The last paradise of the hippies Valle della Luna

Cala Grande is a small valley, about 500 m long, located in the western part of the Capo Testa promontory, in the municipality of Santa Teresa Gallura, in Sardinia. "Valle della Luna" is the name given to this place around the 60s by a hippy community

Visit the suggestive Chiesa di Stella Maris

The Stella Maris church, built on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Porto Cervo. It was built in the 60s by architect Michele Busiri Vici. The façade has an arcade in front supported by six monoliths, the bell tower has a cone shape with a very wide base, while on the tip there is an iron cross. The church can be considered a masterpiece of modern architecture.

Headquarters of the Prefecture and of the Province of Cagliari Palazzo Regio

The Palazzo Regio (Royal palace), also known as Viceregio (Viceroyal palace), is a historic building in Cagliari, the ancient residence of the representative of the king of Sardinia during the Aragonese, Spanish and Savoy domination and now the seat of the Metropolitan City of Cagliari. It is located in the historical Castello district.

A marvel of soft sand and breathtaking colors Baia di Porto Istana

The bay of Porto Istana lies at the foot of Capo Ceraso, a granite promontory in the hamlet of Murta Maria within the Gulf (and the territory) of Olbia, from which it is about twenty minutes by car. The bay is a set of four beaches separated by small rocky bands. It is bordered by pink granites and surrounded by green Mediterranean shrubs.

A journey from prehistory to the nineteenth century Museo Archeologico di Olbia

The archaeological museum of Olbia, the main city of Gallura, exhibits a complete review of the civilizations developed in Sardinia. To symbolize its position on the sea and the role played by the port city in history, the museum is shaped like a moored ship with circular windows and suspended walkways. The exhibition, dedicated to the port and the city, traces the Phoenician, Greek, Punic, Roman, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary eras.

One of the most green and fascinating places in Sardinia Parco dei Sette Fratelli - Monte Genis

The Regional Park of the Sette Fratelli - Monte Genis, on regional cungiau of Is Setti Fradis - Genis Mountains in Sardinia, with its 54.8 hectares of extension, is one of the largest parks in Sardinia. The park extends to the south-east of the province of Cagliari and covers nine municipalities. It occupies part of the Sarrabus and the Campidano of Cagliari. It is a little inhabited area; the only inhabited center of the whole park is Burcei, which is completely surrounded by the park. The main road that crosses the park is the Strada Statale 125 Orientale Sarda.

Relax by the crystalline sea of the Spiaggia di Bados

La spiaggia si trova nella località di Bados, nel comune di Olbia. L'arenile ha un fondo di sabbia chiara e sottile, dalle tonalità tendenti al grigio, con scogli affioranti. Primo del comune di Olbia, il lungo arenile di circa 300 metri è occupato in parte da uno stabilimento balneare. La spiaggia è caratterizzata da un basso fondale che rende agevole il gioco dei bambini.

Testimony of the spread of Christianity on the island Necropoli San Simplicio

The archaeological area of the Tempio Necropoli di San Simplicio, the new important museum in Olbia, houses part of the archaeological excavation carried out during the redevelopment of the space in front of the Basilica of San Simplicio. The excavation, which has returned about 450 tombs of Roman age dating back to 200 B.C. at 300 AD, it represents a stratification of phases of extra-urban worship and necropolis that spans the first 2000 years of the history of the city of Olbia, from its birth with the Phoenicians to the Middle Ages.

The favorite beach by the olbiesi Spiaggia Pittulongu
Beach with Sand

Pittulongu is a seaside resort near Olbia, located in the north of the city about 20 minutes from the port and a few minutes more from the airport. Considered "the beach of the olbia" is a very popular summer resort. The beaches of Pittulongu are very charming, of medium length and with medium-grained sand. They have an important feature: parking is free.

A dive into the Nuragica culture Gigantengrab di Su Monte de s’Abe

The giant grave on Monte de s'Ape (also Su Monte 'and S'Abe) is located southwest of the airport Olbia - Emerald Coast in the province of Sassari in the Gallura in Sardinia. The buildings named Sardu "Tumbas de los Zigantes" and (Italian Tombe dei Giganti - plur.) Are the largest pranuragic cult plants in Sardinia and are one of the latest megalithic complexes in Europe. The 321 known giants' tombs are the Bronze Age Bonnanaro culture (2.200-1.600 BC), The precursor culture of nuragic culture.

Discover Tomba dei Giganti di Santa Teresa di Gallura

The giants' tombs are monuments made up of collective tombs belonging to the Nuragic age and present throughout Sardinia. The name, born of popular imagination, has been acquired by archaeologists who frequently prefer the designation of "giants' tombs".

The most exclusive resort in the north-east of Sardinia Costa Smeralda
Sea Town

Luxury hotels and residences, sparkling nightlife, select boutiques, aperitifs and elegant evenings. Here is the place of relaxation and the most exclusive holiday in Sardinia. The Costa Smeralda, with its consortium, founded by the Ishmaite prince Karim Aga Khan in 1962, invites you to enjoy good food, shopping and a soft and carefree life in the heart of Porto Cervo, between Golfo Pevero, Pantogia and Capriccioli.