Kissed by the sun during Sardinia holidays
Olbia is not only the gateway to the luxurious Costa Smeralda, but to the whole Italian island of Sardinia. Lined with gorgeous beaches suiting every taste, this port town is home to stunning natural land- and seascapes. For those who like to do a bit of sightseeing, the Basilica di San Simplicio, situated in the heart of the old town, and the well-preserved Castello di Pedres are two of Olbia’s most popular landmarks.
As well as man-made attractions, the region of Olbia stuns with spectacular natural beauty, such as Capo Figari that boasts an impressive promontory and has some nice bike and hiking trails. The enchanting town of Golfo Aranci in the northeast of the island is definitely worth a visit, with its spectacular white beaches and crystal-clear water. Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo are the island’s “see and be seen” spots. In Sardinia everyone will surely find a wonderful place to stay.
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Edelweiss tips for Olbia (Sardinia)
If you want to get to know the country and its people a little better, it is best to spend a few nights in an agroturismo. There you can enjoy authentic cuisine and live in a charming Sardinian house.
Sightseeing in your Sardinia holidays
Absolutely worth seeing is the National Park La Maddalena Archipelago. The best thing is to book a sailing trip and admire the many small islands and allow yourself a cool down in the clear water. View in maps
Castelsardo is another beautiful coastal town in the north of Sardinia. In the pretty little town you can stroll through the winding alleys, visit the castle or buy some souvenirs. View in maps
If you are looking for a little adventure, you should go to Cala Gonone. You can rent a boat or canoe, explore the coast and stop again and again at one of the many dream beaches. View in maps
Capo Testa is a peninsula with bizarre rock formations rugged by the wind, a lighthouse and beautiful small bathing bays. View in maps