Travel Blogs from Sassari
Booked a boat trip last night to Grotta Di Nettuno which is a large cave down the coast line at Cape Caccia. We boarded at the wharf in Alghero for a 30 minute trip past some white sandy beaches, flash beach resorts and high rises and high cliffs.
Once we got there they cleverly unfolded the plank and we walked into the mouth of the cave. It was quite an amazing space in there with ...
We slept in this morning, got up late from being over tired as the twisty roads really take it out of you! Both of us have to be vigilant watching out for sudden speeding motorists and roads to nowhere as well as the lunatics!
We finally got moving this morning and went into town walking around in the heat. Alghero is a nice little city perched on the coastline and I am really liking it a lot.
All the central city ...
... and lovely white sand. It was picturesque until dark clouds rolled over with lightening and thunder and rain. Everyone started packing up and running for the cover of the restaurants, cafes and bars. It was a cool scene viewing it all from our table!!
We headed back into Bosa and headed up the castello or the old historic part of the town to see the castle which was easy cos we could drive up most of ...
... We leave here again tomorrow morning for our last night in Sardinia. We take a ferry to Corsica Sunday morning. It sounds like it's about an hour to get to Corsica.
We walked to the old town after getting laundry done. There wasn't a whole lot to see (just old Medieval streets, busy piazzas, battlemented walls, …). We went into a couple of churches and ...
We left the hotel around 9:30 this morning. We wanted to go to the archeological museum in Cabras. It's just a few miles from Oristano, but we hoped to beat the rush. We got our tickets which included touring the ancient ruins of Tharros. This museum is comprised of prehistoric, Phoenician-punic, Roman and early medieval materials originating from the various archaeological sites of the Sinis area and ...
Other places to stay in Sassari
Viale Dante 47, Sassari | Hotelfrom $87
Via Pietro Nenni 2, Sassari | 4 star hotelfrom $52
Via Predda Niedda 37/L, Sassari | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Via Carlo Felice 43, Sassari | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Via Roma 79, Sassari | Hotelfrom $97
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 100, Sassari | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Strada Provinciale Olbia-Tempio, Sassari | Hotelfrom $107