- Alghero and Bosa
Alghero: a quaint Catalan town whose medieval charm has been preserved through the centuries. Together we will explore its narrow streets with its abundance of traditional craft workshops and local coral boutiques.
Following a fascinating panoramic road along the coastline, we will reach Bosa: a picturesque historic town, dominated by the medieval Serravalle Castle. Nowadays, Bosa is considered as one of the most beautiful little towns in Italy, with its richly coloured facades and its walking routes along the Temo river.
- Castelsardo and Tempio
Placed on a promontory of red trachyte overlooking the blue Mediterranean sea, Castelsardo is the only Sardinian town whose surrounding medieval wall is still intact.
Crossing the granite rocks of Gallura, we will arrive to Tempio, a town at the foot of Limbara Mountain. Tempio is known for its traditional processing of cork. Among its various products is Suberis, a special cork fabric used to make high fashion clothes.
A typical little village founded by fishermen for tuna fishing activities, Stintino is famous for its beautiful beach, La Pelosa, opposite the Asinara island, which is the site of a beautiful marine park home to various endemic species.
Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, is a beautiful historic town of Carthaginian and, later, Roman origin. It is located on the southern coast, on the Golfo degli Angeli (Angels’ Gulf), with its interesting medieval neighborhoods: Castello, Marina, Stampace and Villanova.
- Costa Smeralda and Arzachena archeological sites.
Costa Smeralda is the most famous coastal area of Sardinia. It is frequented by the jet set and is well known for its amazing bays, sand coves, crystal-clear seawater, and granitic rocks carved by the wind. About ten minutes from Costa Smeralda, we can visit the magical Coddu Ecchiu giants’ tomb that dates back to the 16th century BC. This prehistoric building is an example of the typically Nuragic collective tomb, characterized by a carved stele and a burial chamber.
- Maddalena Archipelago and Capo d’Orso
It is an enchanting National Park, with many islands and islets. One of the most important is Caprera, where the greatest Italian hero, Giuseppe Garibaldi, lived the last 27 years of his life and is buried.
- Through Nuraghi and Romanesque churches.
The Nuraghe Santu Antine (15th century BC) is one of the best preserved nuraghi of Sardinia, prehistoric buildings in the shape of towers, with corridors, spiral staircases and corbel-vaulted chambers. The Nuraghic Civilization of Sardinia is part of UNESCO world heritage.
The Saccargia church in the Romanesque style with its magnificent 12th-century frescoes.