What to See in Sardinia

Sardinia a unique island in Italy, often regarded as the paradise of the Mediterranean. It is a wild island located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Its sunny coast, sandy and white beaches are unarguably the major tourist attractions of the city, but beyond the beach, there are lots of fascinating, prehistoric, historical, beautiful and captivating places to visit when you visit Sardinia. As a tourist seeing Sardinia for the first time, you will be surprised to find out that the island famously known for its Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast), can be rugged and mountainous after moving just a few miles from the sands. Sardinia’s staggering number of prehistoric sites has also made it one of the most preferred destinations for tourist looking to explore history. Here is a list of exciting places you should see when you visit Sardinia.

CAGLIARI AND NORA

Cagliari is the Italian Island of Sardinia capital city. The city is famous for the hilltop Castello, a medieval walled quarter located high above the rest of the town. The architectural style highlights the 13th century Cagliari Cathedral, The Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari which holds artefacts, bronze objects, and Roman ceramics from the neuralgic age. Nora is also an ancient pre-Roman and Roman town with a peninsular close to Pula and near Cagliari. The influences of the Romans and Phoenicians experienced in Sardinia are less visible in Nora; this makes it the perfect place for people looking to delve into the history of one beach and the other. The Southern coast also gives tourists a glimpse of the infinite variety of Sardinia. Visit these places, and you can afford yourself a chance to be fanning yourself on one of the fabled beaches on one of Europe top destination.

ALGHERO

Famous for its cobblestoned old centre, Alghero is a city on the north-western coast of Sardinia, Italy. Alghero shows traces of its evocative historical centre, gorgeous nearby beaches and also its rich Catalan past. The city features. Gothic buildings include the Palazzo Guillot, Chiesa di San Francesco a 14th-century church, Cattedrale di Santa Maria that has an imposing bell tower. Chiesa San Michele that features a colourful tiled dome and the Museo del Corallo di Alghero with red coral displays. Alghero provides a year-round mild temperature and sunny days. Its proximity to the sea makes it an appealing destination to check off every tourist list. Taking a break from the seaside, visitors get to explore the streets and the beautiful building s of the city coupled with restaurants and eateries that serves tantalizing and sumptuous cuisine.

NURAGHE LOSA

Nuraghe Losa is a notable part of Nuraghe; a megalith dating back millennia that exist in some part of Sardinia. It is captivating to see how past structures have dealt with untamed nature, unyielding today. Nuraghe Losa has different distinctions. It is lighted inside by recessed lamps, and this means you do not necessarily need a torch, this gives you the chance to see the interior details of its stacked stone dome. It is also one of the most puzzling, massive towers with three outer towers creating a triangular bastion that will help you explore through a maze of stone passageways that spiral up into its massive walls.

Calendario Polizia di Stato 2016
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