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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Balocco

Balocco

The Balocco Hotel is located in the north-east of Sardinia, in one of the most exclusive areas of Costa Smeralda, between Porto Cervo and Liscia Di Vacca, close to Marina Nuova, Pevero…

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Vecchia Marina

Vecchia Marina

With its 21 guest rooms, the Hotel Vecchia Marina will offer you a warm welcome into a relaxing, family atmosphere to ensure your holiday in Sardinia allows you to recharge your batteries.…

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Taloro

Taloro

Set in one of the most beautiful and charming natural scenaries of Central Sardinia Lake Gusana the Hotel Taloro offers you professional services healthy and quiet environment. Moreover…

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Riviera Alghero

Riviera Alghero

3 star Hotel, 50 m from beach. 55 rooms with bath, shower, wc, telephone a wall safe.Lift. Restaurant with international cooking.Bar.Patio.Sala TV. The Hotel is situated 50 m from…

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Hinterland

Hinterland

The hotel Hinterland, open all year round has 73 rooms for a total of 167 beds.

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Tre Botti

Tre Botti

The structure is absorbed in the green of the typical Mediterranean stain, with the perfumes of the juniper, rosemary and geraniums, that seem to evoke a return to the past and a holiday…

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Ariadimari

Ariadimari

The hotel residence ARIADIMARI is a very modern building situated in the middle of Valledoria, a tourist point placed in the Sardinian north coast, one of the main point to visit the…

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Calamosca

Calamosca

Calamosca Hotel, is located in Cagliari and is the only hotel built by the sea. The building is composed of 47 rooms all with air conditioned,most of them with balcony overlooking…

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Residences in Sardinia


I Giardini Di Porto Cervo

I Giardini Di Porto Cervo

120 apartments, set among the flourishing vegetation typical of Gallura (Smeralda Coast - Sardinia), with panoramic sea views (Cala Pitrizza) less than 3 km from the centre of Porto…

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Hotel Fenicia

Hotel Fenicia

Residence FENICIA, category 3 stars, is located 150 meters away from the long Simius beach and 800 meters from the center of Villasimius. The residence is equipped with swimming pool…

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Pintadera

Pintadera

Apartments are set near swimming pool and restaurant, 200m from the beach. They are provided with TV, safe, air-conditioning, washing-machine. Facilities: Bar, restaurant-pizzeria,…

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