Sardinia is the second largest Italian island. It lies on the Mediterranean Sea and is known primarily for its varied coast with numerous bays, a rocky interior perfect for climbing and prehistoric ruins scattered throughout its entire area.
Even in the mid-twentieth century, Sardinia was poorly known by tourists. However, its advantages were noticed in time, which are primarily 1800 km of picturesque coastline with beaches hidden in coves and small villages that are today turned into tourist resorts. Luckily, many of them have retained their charm and there are plenty of places where you can relax away from the crowds and tall, concrete apartments.
The island's coast is highly fragmented and offers beautiful views. In its vicinity there are a number of smaller islets, the most famous of which is the archipelago of La Maddalena, which is protected by a national park.
From the fourteenth to the second century BC, Sardinia civilization developed in Sardinia. There are almost 7,000 ruins left of it. fortresses and defensive towers scattered throughout the island. Today, the best preserved can be admired in Palmavera, Alghero, Torralba, Orroli and Abbasanta, while nuragi from Barumini have been entered on the UNESCO list.
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is a charming seaside city that can boast of powerful fortifications and nice palaces and tenement houses. Among other towns, the coastal Alghero, Bosa and Carloforte deserve attention. Near Alghero, you can also admire Neptune's Grottoes with magnificent stalactite.