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 ...
Left our lovely space behind today to head off to Alghero, a medium sized town on the top of the west coast of Sardinia. With a few sights to see along the rusty coloured landscape our first stop was Las Plassas where the ancient ruins of Marmilla castle is situated on top of an extinct volcano. Well we would have liked to walk up but a sign prohibited us in Sardinian, so we thought we better not or we'd get a ...
... 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 ...
... as it is interesting. It sits right on the most beautiful of beaches. Tharros was first mentioned in Roman documents, but it was first founded long before then. The Phoenicians are credited with having built a settlement in the 8th century B.C.on the same site that had been a bronze-age Nuragic village. The remains that we see today are mostly Roman. We saw the baths, several temples, drainage systems 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