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Highlights in Alghero
- Stunning beaches
- Medieval historic centre
- Neptune’s Grotto
- Natural Parks
- Day trips to beautiful villages and towns
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Alghero
If you want to forget the stress and the routine the whole coast of Alghero offers you attractions and landscape treasures for a holiday of leisure and relaxation. If you love awakening to the view of the harbour and you like the seafront, in Via Catalogna there are holiday rentals and properties for a unique stay. Alghero is a small town so anywhere you stay you will be within walking distance of the main touristic landmarks. Nonetheless, if you prefer to be within walking distance from the beach, to have an outdoor space for the kids or to be in the centre of town, you must check the location of the holiday rental first.Holiday rentals with sea views
Stay in the historic centre and enjoy a holiday rental near the marina. In the outskirts, you can have a garden, a swimming pool and some private areas within the property to have a great family barbecue, a gathering with friends or a comfortable stay with your partner. Enjoy the beauty of the sea views from the balcony, have your morning coffee in the balcony or just gaze at the horizon at sunset. Most holiday rentals are within walking distance from the beach so you can have a fabulous stay near it and unwind under the sun. Come to Sardinia and enjoy a holiday rental in Alghero!
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The area and getting around
The historic centre of Alghero is the beating heart of the city. Enjoy its vibes walking around the streets and exploring its cobblestone alleys full of charming restaurants, shops and magic corners with incredible views to the marina. The medieval past is still visible in its sturdy walls, the old stone facades and the pretty little squares. Admire the beauty of the Cathedral of Santa Maria, Piazza Sulis and the Lungomare Dante. Enjoy under the sun in the Lido area and the beach of San Giovanni.Getting around Alghero
Although everything is within a short walking distance, having a car will give you a lot of freedom to move around the island. You can take day trips to the eastern coast and enjoy its beaches or head up north and explore its beautiful corners. To have a different perspective, you can also admire the coastline and its gorgeous views from a boat. Take a boat trip that will take you around the island on a day tour or hire your own with a skipper.
Travellers and activities
When you are thinking of Alghero as a holiday destination you are definitely thinking of a journey back in time. Located in beautiful Sardinia, Alghero combines the old city with its stone walls, narrow alleys and old houses overlooking the port, the beach and the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Being here is taking a trip back in time to the Middle Ages. Around the 12th century, under the Crown of Aragon, the little fishing village of Alghero became an important fortress that protected the island from pirate attacks. Have a wonderful time in Alghero exploring the corners of this medieval town.Alghero for outdoor lovers
The island of Sardinia is a playground for outdoor lovers. In the outskirts of Alghero you will find several hiking routes for a fabulous day out discovering its landscape or you can walk down to Cala di Porto Ferro, an incredible stroll with magnificent views. Enjoy a family day trip visiting Cala Inferno and get mesmerised by its crystal clear waters. Those who love sea sports are spoilt for choice. Try some snorkelling, scuba diving, SUP of windsurfing in the most amazing beaches and coves from Capo Caccia to Cala Puntetta.
Did you know in Alghero they also speak Catalan and the settlers that repopulated it were from Barcelona? Hence the name of Barceloneta when referring to Alghero.
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Besides medieval sites, beautiful beaches and incredible landscapes, Alghero boasts a few museums that you might love to see. For a good glance of the past of the city, go to the Diocesan Museum that has an impressive collection of art and it will give you an idea of how life was during the Middle Ages in Alghero.2. Visit the Neptune Caves
This is a must see when you go to Alghero and you can choose how to get there. For a boat ride, take the boat that departs daily from Alghero Port. If you prefer to drive with your own car, it will only take you about half an hour to get to the parking area. By bus is a longer journey of about fifty minutes. These caves in Cape Caccia, are a stunning nature jewel formation that will mesmerise you not just for its location on the cliff but for the incredible stalactites and stalagmites inside. Furthermore, you also have the opportunity to take in the gorgeous sea views from the Goat’s Steps that were carved in the 1950s into the cliff.3. A day out in Porto Conte Regional Natural Park
Those who enjoy a scenic walk, Porto Conte Natural Park offers a myriad of walking trails and cycling paths to enjoy the panoramic scenery and the beautiful landscapes. Here you also find the Neptune Caves (Neptune’s Grotto) and Cape Caccia. Heading towards Le Prigionette nature reserve you will have beautiful and pleasant walks that will lead you to the rocky coast. By the end of your route, take a refreshing dip into the Mediterranean waters of Spiaggia Mugoni or the wild beach of Porto Ferro with the beautiful mountains as a backdrop.4. Visit Sassari
Not far from Alghero you can enjoy a day trip to Sassari, a large city with an interesting historic centre. Take a stroll along its streets and visit St. Nicholas Cathedral and have a look at its bell tower. Piazza Italia is a beautiful square in the city lined with gorgeous palaces and St. Anthony Abbot Church is also worth a visit. Do not miss the Sanna Archaeological Museum5. Go to Bosa
If you travel further south from Alghero, you will enjoy a scenic drive along the coast that will take you to Bosa, a lovely small town very well-known for its multi-coloured facades lining the water’s edge. You can also visit Castello Malaspina, on the hilltop of Bosa.