Alghero is an ancient sea village, one among the most beautiful in Italy. La city of Alghero is located in Northern Sardinia 36 km from Sassari. Its Catalan origin that emerges from the city buildings, the landscape and the coast called Riviera del Corallo, creates a dreamy atmosphere. On Sardegna Magica you can book online hotels, excursions and tours in Alghero.
Strolling the streets of the city means coming into contact with the history of Alghero, visible in the facades of the ramparts, but also in the cobblestone streets: everything in Alghero reminds of Catalonia. Alghero become Catalan in 1300, when the King of Aragon conquered and separated it from the rest of Sardinia building the resistant walls. The inhabitants were deported to make space for people originating in the Iberian Peninsula. Alghero is a fortress town, completely separated from the rest of Sardinia. After becoming independent, Alghero has been able to integrate with the rest of the territory becoming one of the most famous tourist destinations of Sardinia.
Alghero offers many attractions: from hiking in nature, to relaxing on the beach and the city tour. Lovers of scuba diving can explore the underwater world full of corals, colourful fish and caves that create together the Marine Protected Area of Capo Caccia. Alghero is located near the Grotta di Neptune. For beach lovers, there are many alternatives: for those who don't want to stray too far from the center you can opt for the Lido of Alghero, ideal for families with children. The most famous beach of Alghero is Le Bombarde, where you will find several spaces equipped for all water sports. Finally, if you are looking for culinary delights, try the Catalan lobster, a typical dish of Alghero. Alghero is famous in all world for the creativity and sale of coral jewelry.
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