Stintino is a natural oasis rich in beautiful landscapes, places of interest such as the traps of Stintino, wonderful beaches and accommodation facilities. The Commune of Stintino is located in northern Sardinia, in the province of Sassari (distance 45 km) and faces the Island of Asinara, accessible by ferry from Stintino. If you want to spend your holidays you can book online the hotels and excursions in the area of Stintino on Sardegna Magica.
The story of Stintino begins in 1885 when the Italian government decided to transform the Asinara in a penal colony, forcing the local inhabitants to leave the island. The group of people coming from Asinara consisted of fishermen who decided to settle near the traps of Stintino and Saline. The old huts and numerous colourful fishing boats moored along the coast are still the fishing village of Stintino, colourful and feature oasis, where the scent of salt is mixed with the beauty of the colours of the landscape.
Stintino is renowned for its beautiful white sand beaches and crystal blue sea. The most famous beach is La Pelosa of Stintino, a wonderful haven from which you can observe the Tower of Pelosetta while you let yourself be pampered by the glass clear sea, similar to a swimming pool. If you want to taste the local specialties, visit the downtown restaurants and order a dish of fresh fish. Finally, if you are in Stintino not forget to visit the traps or make an excursion to the National Park of Asinara: where you can take a guided tour of the old jail and where you can admire the local white donkeys that live on the island. The boat trips to Stintino include visits to the creeks of Asinara for a refreshing bath or to enjoy a snorkeling near the coast.
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