Sardinia Tourism - Hotel Reservations and tourist attractions

Natural and cultural diversity, on the one hand, and the Sardiniauniqueness of the formula these two elements blend into, are the main reasons for planning a vacation in Sardinia. Adding the strong historic background and heritage which is, in part, so well preserved throughout Sardinia, one might just as easily say that the island is a top notch tourists destination.

Short History of Sardinia

The history of Sardinia is the history of a place coveted after by many civilizations. Natural history features the island as one of the oldest land formations in the entire Europe, whereas human history begins in Sardinia only as from the Paleolithic Age. People from both the nowadays Italian mainland and the Iberian peninsula are said to have founded the first settlements on the island. However, Sardinia was rapidly drawn into the historical deeds of the Roman Empire, but Spaniards have also held dominion over it during the Middle Ages and the Modern Era. In 1861, Sardinia became a part of the united Kingdom of Italy, though its statute is of autonomous region.

Accommodation in Sardinia

Variety is the best word to describe the accommodation solutions offered by the many cities, towns and villages located on the island. The localities in themselves – among which Cagliari, Sassari, Alghero, Olbia, Porto Torres, Porto Pino and Bosa are the most significant – are extremely heterogeneous with respect to culture and civilization, so the lodging services they offer differ greatly from one to another, reflecting, in fact, the specificity of the respective locality. Agritourism is highly developed in Sardinia; thus, usual hotels, despite their possible high rating, may be ruled out in favor of certain rather picturesque establishments.

Sardinian cuisine and gastronomy

Richness is the very concept which defines best the cuisine in Sardinia. The Sardinian salami and the Sardinian ham, as well as the boar, the donkey meat, the suckling pig, the sheep and goat meat, and, finally, the ostrich are the most popular meats among the locals in terms of hearty meals. On the other hand, mullets, catfish, lobster, tuna and sea urchins are the main ingredients offered by the generous sea fauna to the local cuisine. While at it, tourists should try bottarga, which is extremely specific to Sardinia. Sardinia is also impressive by its overwhelmingly various offer of cheese, of pasta and rice specialties, and, last, of mushrooms and sweets. Wine is yet another product which brings fame to the island (of which Cannonau and Vernaccia di Oristano are the most notable).

Tourist Attractions and Objectives in Sardinia

Due to its natural and wild life uniqueness, Sardinia hosts three national parks, namely, the Asinara National Park, the Archipelago of La Maddalena's National Park and the Gennargentu National Park. Also, the island has ten regional parks and sixty wildlife reserves. In terms of museums and galleries, the island hosts more than 70 establishments of this kind, the most notable being the National Museum of Archeology, the Oriental Art Museum, the National Picture Gallery, the Museum of Zoology and Mineralogy (all in Cagliari), the National Science Museum and the Modern Art Museum (in Nuoro). Plenty of museums are to be found in any of the Sardinian provinces, which is more than enough for the tourist picture of the place, by far complemented by the very specific nuraghi, remnants of old times tower fortresses.

Events and Festivals of Sardinia

The Citrus Festival, the Porto Cervo Wine Festival, the Girotonno, the Zeddiani Tomato Fair count as the most significant festivals dedicated to what Sardinia excels in with respect to cuisine and drinks. The Festival of St. Ephysus, the Our Lady of Valverde, the Cavalcata Sarda, the Festarch, the Polo Gold Cup and the White Night represent further manifestations which are worth attending to, just as Narcao Blues, the Medieval Historic Show, the Time in Jazz, the On the Border between Sardinia and Jazz Festival are.

Hotels in Sardinia

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Mistral Alghero

Mistral Alghero

An comfortable hotel situated in Alghero, one of the most attractive tourist resorts on the north-west coast of Sardinia. Set in a clean and well-kept environment, Mistral Hotel has…

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Il Gabbiano Alghero

Il Gabbiano Alghero

Its enchanting and exclusive panoramic setting only a few metres from the sea and a fine white sand beach several kilometres long makes Hotel il Gabbiano one of the finest three-star…

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Calabona

Calabona

Hotel Calabona faces the splendid Riviera del Corallo (Riviera of Coral) of Alghero, and offers a spectacular view from the promontory of Capo Caccia (Cape Caccia) and is just a few…

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Su Lithu

Su Lithu

The gorgeous villa Su Lithu is plunged in the green Mediterranean scrub, just above the small town of Bitti in the heart of Sardinia. It was built on the initiative and thanks to the…

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Sant Andrea

Sant Andrea

An ideal location in the heart of San Pantaleo,surrounded by majestic rock formations and mediterranean vegetation-just minutes by car from the Costa Smeralda and its pristine beaches.…

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Meta

Meta

The way the hotel is structured give to its client the maximum freedom to choose either to "organized everything by them self" or use the services we dispose: (Mini-bar, Shower, Safe…

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La Rosa Dei Venti

La Rosa Dei Venti

The Residence Hotel "Rosa dei Venti" is a modern residential estate recently built up. It allows its guests to choose out of two options: residence and hotel. The HOTEL offers overnight…

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Park

Park

75 rooms • 5 floors • Rooms: single, double, three bedded, four bedded (with bunk beds), Suite (composed of two bedrooms, this accommodation has one entrance and one bathroom)…

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Residences in Sardinia


Lantana

Lantana

Lantana Residence Offers 19 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom flats, each designed with either a private patio for ground floor apartments or a terrace for first floor guests.

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Marina Palce

Marina Palce

Made up in two or three - storeys building on different levels facing a nice garden to one side and the main street the beach on the other side, located near to the historical centre…

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La Chimera

La Chimera

The Residence La Chimera (Villasimius) rents bungalows by the week, with panoramic views of the wonderful sea of Sardinia. The complex in composed of 14 apartments (two-room apartments…

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