Located in a large bay on the north-western coast of Sardinia, Alghero is the tourist capital of the Riviera del Corallo.
Its peculiarity is that of being a Catalan city in Sardinia: an important past under the Aragonese domination that has influenced its language and uses, the architecture of the palaces, the city walls, the towers and bell towers ...
Alghero is the classic seaside resort, crowded with fishermen, pleasure boats and fishing boats. Its clear sea is the ideal destination for lobster and coral fishing.
Alghero is also home to some of the most famous beaches in Sardinia: the Lazzaretto, the Bombarde, Mugoni, Porto Ferro, a destination for surfers and sailors in general.
At 10 km from Alghero there are also the famous Grotte di Nettuno, a large complex of underwater Mediterranean caves. The excursion to the Caves, whatever the way through which it is reached, is always extremely fascinating: whether you arrive by sea or by land, through the evocative Escala del Cabirol, you can enjoy truly breathtaking views.
Fertilia is a city founded in 1936 in the program of a vast Nurra reclamation program. The beach of Fertilia, dominated by the pierced bell tower of the parish church of San Marco, is covered with a white and impalpable white sand, lapped makes an extraordinarily clear sea.
With the adjacent beach of Maria Pia, it shares the fact that it is formed by the dune cord that separates the sea from the Calic pond, a 97-hectare stretch of water frequented by fascinating bird species, such as flamingos.
Located a few kilometers from Alghero, the fraction of Fertilia has become in recent years the port of the island's tourism thanks to its airport, preferential landing of low cost airlines that have made Sardinia the destination of their travels.
The surroundings of Alghero also offer unforgettable scenery, especially for lovers of art, history and culture.
In the heart of the Capo Caccia promontory, the fairy-tale scenarios of the underground world of the Grotta di Nettuno open up, a veritable geological wonder that attracts more than 150 thousand visitors each year.
It is accessible by sea departing from the tourist port or by land along the "Escala del Cabirol" (scale of the roe deer), a stairway of about 660 "excavated" steps.