Sassari is the main center of Northern Sardinia: the provincial capital, the university, the Archiepiscopal and the largest commune of Region of Sardinia. Sassari is rich in history, culture and entertainment, located in a strategic position to reach the beautiful beaches of Northern Sardinia. The nearest beach is Platamona just ten minutes from the city center. On Sardegna Magica you can book online a hotel and excursions in Sassari.
Sassari was built in the Middle Ages by the inhabitants of Porto Torres, who escaped from the frequent pirate raids. Later, it was occupied by the Pisans, Genoese, Aragonese, Savoy until the independence in 1861.
Visit Sassari means to breathe the history and culture of Northern Sardinia. The core of the city is the large Square of Italy, dominated by the statue of King Vittorio Emanuele Third, overlooked by old buildings with beautiful facades and the Palace of the Province of Sassari. The square is the meeting place of the town, from here you can reach many monuments and churches, including the Cathedral of St. Nicholas of Bari and the Fountain of the Rosello, symbols of Sassari and witnesses of its ancient origins. In Sassari there are numerous archaeological sites, including the Nuraghic Village of Monte d'Accoddi and the National Museum of Sanna that houses numerous collections dating back to different historical periods, from the Neolithic to the Medieval Period. The green lung of Sassari is the Park of Montserrato, full of paths, fountains and green lawns, perfect for a stroll or a picnic. In the evening, you can choose between the many bars and restaurants in the city, where you can taste typical dishes such as fainè, a tasty dish of chickpeas. Sassari is the perfect destination for lovers of Sardinia.
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