A large island to the west of Italy, Sardinia has a real mixture of mountains, UNESCO Heritage Sites and a breath-taking coastline.
There’s something for everyone in Sardinia – a lively city break can be found in Cagliari, whilst Alghero offers more of a holiday resort.
Picturesque coastal landscapes bask in the Sardinian sunshine, where the turquoise waters of the famed Mediterranean lap the shores. Sardinia beaches are famed for their glittery white sands, and tourists come from far and wide to enjoy relaxing coastal retreats.
Sardinians take great pride in their rich heritage, and they are very welcoming and accommodating to visitors. Christian traditions are upheld in the region, and visitors will see chapels dotted around the island. In terms of daily life, Sardinians are relaxed and enjoy an uncomplicated life – and tourists appreciate the chance to enjoy an easier pace of life whilst there.
Traditional markets can be found throughout Sardinia, selling everything from local produce to authentic souvenirs. Art, ceramics and jewellery are popular handcrafted items, whilst locals and tourists alike enjoy cheese, wine, fruit and more from the food stalls – some of which has been around for centuries.
A quiet place to enjoy scenic lagoons and heavenly beaches, the archipelago of La Maddalena is the perfect way to enjoy authentic Sardinia. Visitors are transported from the golden coast of Costa Smerald to the picturesque isles - which are more reminiscent of the rugged Caribbean than the Med.
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