Top Reasons Why You Should Visit The Region

Sardinia is a region found in the nation of Italy and is the 11th largest division in Italy regarding population. The regional capital is in Cagliari which is also the most populous city with a population of 149, 257. It is the second largest Island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and before Cyprus) and was formed in the year 1948.  It is an autonomous region of Italy, located in the western Mediterranean, to the immediate south of Corsica (French island).  It is the eighth largest European Island with an area of 24,100 square kilometers situated between 3851′ and 41 18′ latitude North (respectively Isola Del Toro and Isola La Presa) and 88′ and 950′ East longitude (respectively Capo Dell’Argentiera and Capo Comini).

The Sea of Sardinia bounds Sardinia to the West and the Tyrrhenian Sea by the East. It has a coastline of nearly 2000km, sandy beaches and a mountainous interior crossed with hiking trails and various smaller islands off the coast. The region is not earthquake-prone and has an ancient geo-formation. Sardinia has few major rivers; The Tirso being the largest and flows into the Sea of Sardinia. Sardinia places primary focus on tourism to aid their economy. It experienced a tourism boom in 1951 with foreigners trooping in to enjoy the Island’s beautiful features which include the beaches, prehistoric castles, villages, temples, and tombs. It’s perfect weather makes it a much sought-after destination for people seeking pristine beaches mixed with jet-set style and quiet village life. The reasons for visiting Sardinia include:


There is an unending display of exclusive golf clubs, stylish bars and nightclubs, private jet and helicopter services, affluent visitors, sports heroes, business leaders and celebrities, stunning white sandy beaches, exotic restaurants and shopping malls. The Hotel Marinedda Thalasso and Spa in the western part of the Island offers great spa services to help one unwind after a busy schedule. Exotic food and the finest wine (Sardinian) are always at one’s service.


Festivals are held every month throughout Sardinia with the summer months being the busiest time of the year, and full of spectacular events. Their festivals include Cavalcata Sarda held every might in Sassari, Sardinian Reggae festival held the last weekend annually in July, Festa Della Birra held throughout various communes between August 14-20 (week of ferragosto).


Sardinia is filled with beautiful culture. Ancient stone huts (Nuraghi) are still standing this day. Some of its village’s still practice age-old customs (like Nora, the finest in ancient culture, even today)


Sardinia is the athletic gem in the Mediterranean from windsurfing, rock climbing, yachting, swimming, hiking, golfing, and fishing to horseback riding. It has provisions for both participants and spectators. Sports games and other side attractions happen throughout the year in this place.


Sardinia connects directly with many major hubs all over Europe (by air and sea). You can easily get to other locations from here, so you might want to pitch your tent in Sardinia when next you plan on touring Europe.