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Sardinia: the best sites to visit at least once in your life

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Nov 132020Sardinia: the best sites to visit at least once in your life Some people of the Sardinian population has been asked to report, through a Facebook page, the places of Sardinia to visit at least once in your lifetime. The love for this island is huge and created a report of 56 different places. Some places seem to be more loved than others and, since the island doesn’t only consist of the sea, here below the top 10 of must seen places in Sardinia.
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Some people of the Sardinian population has been asked to report, through a Facebook page, the places of Sardinia to visit at least once in your lifetime. The love for this island is huge and created a report of 56 different places. Some places seem to be more loved than others and, since the island doesn’t only consist of the sea, here below the top 10 of must seen places in Sardinia.

Cala Mariolu
In the first place, one of the most spectacular beaches: Cala Mariolu, a beach made up of small pebbles so white they dazzle you, such as in the Gulf of Orosei. The most accessible way to get to the cove is by boat, but there is also a path on land.

Villaggio di Tiscali
The second place of Sardinia's most recommended places is not a beach, but an archaeological site of the Nuraghi. Not many people know, in fact, that Tiscali is the name of an ancient village in the municipality of Oliena and Dorgali, located on the mountain Tiscali. The village is entirely built along the walls of Dolina and is not visible until you reach the inside of the cavity, through a large opening in the walls made of rocks.
It is a place with a very suggestive atmosphere: on the wall made of rocks, there is a large window from where the valley of Lanaittu dominates.


Villaggio di Tiscali



Cala Goloritzé
This is a natural monument, among the most beautiful and loved bays of Sardinia. Cala Goloritzé got born on a landslide in 1962 and became famous for its pinnacle of 143 meters high. Another characteristic feature of the beach is the natural arch that opens on the right side of the bay.

Parco Nazionale dell’ Arcipelago della Maddalena
This beautiful archipelago off the Smeralda coast includes Caprera, Santo Stefano, Spargi, Budelli, Razzoli and Santa Maria and is a protected Marine land area. The Maddalena Archipelago is a popular destination for boaters because of the natural beauty and pristine emerald-colored waters.


Parco Nazionale dell’ Arcipelago della Maddalena


Chia
In the southwest of Sardinia where the crystal waters snuggling among the picturesque rocky ravines, while not far away pink flamingos find their ideal home. Chia (or Bay of Chia) is located in the Gulf of Angels and is a succession of beaches and dunes. The most beautiful among them are Giudeu and Cala Cipolla.


Spiaggia di Chia


On Gorropu
According to the Sardinian population, this place encloses the free and wild spirit of the island. You must visit at least once in your lifetime the gorge of Su Gorropu (Gola di Gorropu) and the canyon Supramonte is a must. Located between the towns of Orgosolo and Urzulei, with its more than 500 meters in height and a width that varies from a few dozen to 4 m, is considered one of the deepest canyons in Europe. The canyon is reachable by a hiking trip of three hours along the path of Sedda ar Baccas.

Stintino
This is one of the most famous places in Sardinia. In the north of the island, in the province of Sassari, the long white beaches are the pride of the small village which was built to host 45 families forced to leave l’Asinara which became the headquarters of a military hospital and a criminal colony. The main tourist attraction is the beach of Stintino, La Pelosa, made of fine white sand and turquoise-blue sea with very shallow waters. The symbol is the Aragonese tower, built-in 1578, called Tower of the Hairy.


Spiaggia di Stintino


Costa Smeralda
This territory has become synonymous with high society, limiting the locals from visiting this place, but its beauty and its particularities are undeniable. The locals advise to just enjoy it for what it is: a piece of coastline between the most fascinating in the world. It includes a part of the northeast coast of the island and is characterized by numerous bays, small beaches and islands including the Archipelago of Maddalena.


Costa Smeralda


Strada litoranea Bosa
Since you often reach Sardinia by car, it is a must to go on this stretch of road in the province of Alghero (VIEW MAP) which offers a landscape of many facets: beautiful cliffs overlooking the sea, unspoiled nature and breathtaking scenery. A landscape of one of the wildest and beautiful of Sardinia and the Mediterranean which could also become a World Heritage.

Barbagia
The people of Sardinia call it ‘bittersweet Barbagia’ and represents the heart of Sardinia. Here you will not find any beautiful bays nor crystal clear waters. It includes a vast mountainous region in the center of Sardinia, which extends on the sides of the massive Gennargentu.


Barbagia


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