Holiday Guides for Alghero & North West Sardinia.


Alghero Tourist Information

Alghero is best known thanks to its proximity to the airport in Fertilia. It is by Sardinian standards a large and busy town and quite International with English (and Catalan) widely spoken. It has an extensive historic centre with beach areas c.1.5km out of the centre, which can get (by Sardinian standards) busy in the summer season.
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Bosa Bosa Tourist Information

Bosa has an attractive historic centre and hilltop castle. There are bars and restaurants (although fewer than Alghero and Castelsardo). Beaches in the area include its marina area which is 1.5 km from the town and at Port Alabe a 15 minute drive. Can be pretty quiet out of season.
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Castelsardo Castelsardo Tourist Information

Castelsardo has an absolutely stunning cliff top castle and historic centre. It has small beaches in the centre and longer beaches in Lu Bagnu (5 minutes by car)and Valledoria. With its central location it is well placed as a base to explore the whole of the north coast from Stintino across to Palau and the Costa Smeralda.
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GolfOfAsinara Golf of Asinara Tourist Information

The main beaches of the Golf of Asinara stretch from the east of Porto Torres and continue unbroken for 18km. Areas include Platamona, Marina di Sorso, Marritza (water park) and onto Punta Tramontano. There are camp sites, as well as B&B's and private apartment rentals in this area or in the verdant countryside towards Sorso.
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Isola Rossa Isola Rossa & Badesi Tourist Information

Isola Rossa has a backdrop of stunning red sandstone. It has a attractive marina area with adjoining beach (another beach area is in an adjoining bay) and there are some restaurants and bars but it is quiet out of the main season. Badesi has an elevated position with long beaches 1.5km from the town.
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Stintino Stintino Tourist Information

Stintino is an attractive small town with a small port area and some restaurants/bars around. It is famous for the Pelosa beach which is absolutely stunning and certainly worth a visit. Even parking near the beach in June-September can be difficult and it can get quite crowded. You can take a boat trip (also from Porto Torres) to the nature reserve of Isola Asinara with its white donkeys.
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