Porto Torres is the seat of the most important port of Sardinia. The city of Porto Torres is located in the north-west coast of Sardinia, and is 22 km from Sassari. Area of Porto Torres is rich in archaeological sites and beautiful beaches, the area is great for a holiday in Sardinia, because it is located in a strategic location from where you can reach many other tourist destinations. In addition, the port of Porto Torres, connects Sardinia with the rest of Italy, particularly importance has the connection Genova / Porto Torres. Porto Torres has a hotel, B&B, resorts and camping facilities. In the area of Porto Torres you can make excursions and tour bookable online on Sardegna Magica.
Archaeological findings show that the human presence in Porto Torres goes back to prehistoric times. The port was created at the time when the ancient Romans wanted to maintain trade relations with both the Italian peninsula and with the rest of the island, in particular in the oldest trade route in Sardinia just started in Porto Torres and finished in Cagliari. Porto Torres in years has developed its economic vocation, becoming an important industrial center of Sardinia, at the same time, was able to take advantage of the beauty of the area and the proximity to the beautiful beaches, creating a wide tourist services.
Porto Torres is a small town to live intensely: the historic center where you can admire the Romanesque Basilica of San Gavino, the Palace of King Barbaro and the Roman baths. In the area are scattered the evidences of the ancient origins of Porto Torres, as the nuraghe, Domus de Janas and ancient necropolis. The coast is scattered with beautiful beaches characterized by very clean bottom, Balai - the most famous beach of Porto Torres, a very extensive sandy beach for families with children holiday.
Do you want to spend your holiday in Sardinia? On Sardegna Magica you can book online hotels, excursions and city tours in the territory of Porto Torres.