Alghero is the little gem of northern Sardinia. Solitary coves, small bays with white sandy beaches on an emerald green sea. The mild climate, the crystalline waters and the delicate aromas of the Mediterranean shrub invite you to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday. You won’t forget the little cobbled stone streets in the old town. Alghero is called the little Barcelona for its catalan influences
What’s so special about Alghero?
Among all the places in Sardinia, Alghero leaves something unique in the heart of those who visit it. Many reasons why it is so special.
- Location. The town overlook the sea and has a beautiful beach right in the city centre.
- The old town. One of the most well preserved historic centers in Sardinia. La Muralla: the original old walls that protected the city from attacks from the sea dating back 1300. It was built during the Catalan-Aragonese period.
- The language. People in Alguer still speak an old version of Catalan which makes this place even more attractive and unique. Of course italian is still the main language.
What to do in Alghero
It is an all year destination. Spending there one week or just a week-end, Alghero is really worth a visit! A beautiful walk from the ramparts to the promenade on the upper part of the city. The view from this area is spectacular! You can enjoy amazing sunsets of Alghero. Deep warm colors from blue to orange. Each sunset is a real emotional experience.
TOP Places to visit
- The Old Town
- The beaches
- Parto Conte natural reserve
- Neptune Caves
- Nuraghe Palmavera
Best Activities in Alghero
You can choose from many outdoor activities. Trekking in the paths of the Porto Conte park, horseback riding, diving, kayaking. Visits to the archaeological sites and much more…
Half-Day Kayak Trip
Visit the coast around Alghero paddling along under the leadership and supervision of an expert guide. An amazing day-tour in the Porto Conte park
A bicycle tour suitable for everyone. You will get to know Alghero and its wonderful secret beaches.
Dolphins watching and snorkeling
Search for dolphins and learn about biology and behaviours of varies species of them. Relax and swim in these aamzing waters.
Wine & Olive oil Tasting
Taste the best sardinia wine and the extra-virgin olive oil locally produced in this boutique winery in the Porto Conte park.
Where to stay in Alghero
You can choose between hotels with private beach or accommodations in the town center suitable for all types of budgets. 3 places where you can spend your dream holiday in and about Alghero powered by Booking.com.
Alma di Alghero Hotel
Great Location! Very close to the Old Town and right in front of the Lido beach. Get the best prices and offers on Booking.com
15 minutes walking to the city centre. Good spot for getting around the Old Town and watch the sunset from the Lungomare. Get the best prices and offers on Booking.com
Here – Mini-Loft
Centrally located to get anywhere in the town. Charming studio tastefully decorated and very well equipped. Get the best prices and offers on Booking.com