Alghero is one of the marvelous pearls that stud the north of Sardinia. Note for her Catalan identity and the characteristic culture, the city is undoubtedly a must to visit for the one who seeks beauty and confidentiality: distand and different from the crowded destinations of the Sardinian oriental coasts, the Alguerbewitches the tourists that every year get lost in its picturesque historical center and embraced by the sea
Relax and nightlife at the same time are the antipodes that make the town unique in the eyes of people of all ages. The dream beaches and the unspoiled landscapes of the area are also a favorite destination for those who love any outdoor sports: Alghero is in fact the cradle of the Regional Natural Park of Porto Conte, priceless heritage of Mediterranean maquis.
Built in the early 2000s thanks to the catalano Joan Bousque project, the same who designed the Ramblas of Barcelona, stretching over 1km with large pedestrian areas, cycle path and benches in a local stone floor.
4. InfoPoint Cattogno
Info and reservations for beachbus Alghero, Disco shuttle, tourist tour.
5. San Giovanni beach
Very long beach full of amenities that often hosts events and entertainment spaces.
6. Lido beach
Historical seaside resort Identity, easily reached by bike.
7. Kelu Lounge Bar
Reference point to enjoy an aperitif on the seafront at one meter from the beach, admiring the magnificent sunset that offers Capo Caccia.
8. Bus station
The main bus station in Alghero with urban and suburban bus lines, including beaches and tourist sites; lines Alghero-Sassari, Alghero-Olbia, Alghero-Cagliari, Alghero-Stintino-Airport.
Spacious green area in Giuseppe Manno’s park.
10. Tourist harbour
Small but characteristic harbour overlooking the historic part of town.
From April 1 to October 31, daily connections Line Neptune Caves departing from Garibaldi dock.
11. Old town
Interweaving of paved streets, between buildings that characterize and enhance the Catalan style, unique in the island.
12. Piazza Civica
Square in the old town, popular with tourists; it is often a place of artistic works of outdoor exposure.
13. Cathedral of St. Mary
Dating back to the sixteenth century, the remarkable durability of its construction can be seen in the remarkable mixture of styles, although it can be considered the prevailing Catalan Gothic. The high bell tower is a symbol of Alghero, which stands out in the urban landscape of the historical center.
14. Church of St. Francis
Built between the fourteenth and fifteenth century, it is one of the finest examples of Catalan Gothic architecture in Sardinia. Sorge, flanked from the adjacent convent, in Via Carlo Alberto, in the heart of the historic center.
15. Lo Quarter InfoPoint
Information on the city and its territory, for citizens and tourists.
16. Porta Terra tower
In ancient times, the main access to the city. The structure today includes a set of services intended for the presentation and promotion of the cultural heritage of the city such as tourist information, guided and educational visits in the historic center and in the territory.
17. Piazza Sulis and Esperó Reial tower
Large square with the historic Tower of Espero Reial (or Sulis Tower, because of the imprisonment of the Sardinian patriot Vincenzo Sulis in the early 1800); its interior often hosts art exhibitions.