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Sardinia is a large and unique Italian island situated in the Mediterranean Sea. One of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, Sardinia is famous for its mountainous vistas and around 2,000 km of coastline, sandy beaches, turquoise waters and rugged landscape. The coastal trails and country roads are perfect for exploring on foot or by bike. Sardinia has three national parks, around 60 wildlife reserves and over 60,000 hectares of Sardinian territory that is environmentally preserved. The island is prideful of its rich history and has an abundance of interesting tours so you can discover its rich history and culture for yourself.
Sardinia’s coastline measures over 1850 km long and is dotted with beautiful, rugged coves and crystal clear turquoise waters. To ensure that you make the most of the stunning scenery, experienced tour guides offer a number of Sardinia boat tours, stopping off at various locations around the island allowing you to experience all that Sardinia has to offer.
From Perdepera Beach Resort participate in the local mini cruise of Orosei's coastline and discover the enchanting coves and Grotta del Fico caves. Dip in to the crystal clear water along the coast of the Mediterranean. Whilst on board enjoy a breakfast of sweet Sardinian pastries and coffee while lunch includes fresh fish accompanied by wine, fruit, coffee and dessert. Enjoy all this as you watch the spectacular coastline pass you by.
High above Ulassai the 35 metre high cave complex of Grotta Su Marmuri can be found. Enjoy a guided tour of this breathtaking dark, cool underground maze of caves. Next, experience and admire the craftsmanship of typical Sardinian rugs and tapestries being made at the local textile company.
Sardinia has a number of historical ruins, museums and monuments. Taking part in a historical heritage tour is the best way to visit a number of the island's prime sites. Tours are often led by experienced tour guides who take you on an adventurous trip back in time to Sardinian historical ruins, monuments, waterfalls, castles and many more. Make sure to visit popular historical sites like Neptune's Grotto, a stalactite cave discovered by local fishermen in the 18th century near the town of Alghero and Su Nuraxi Barumini, an archaeological site built as a special type of defensive structure in the late second millennium B.C. in Barumini.
For something a little more local visit archaeological site of San Salvatorre and admire the Nuragic tombs of giants. Then continue on to the beautiful Lido di Orri beach with its fine white sand and shallow crystal clear water, which is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Sardinia. This half day excursion is a great historical and cultural day out.
The first stage of this trip includes a visit to the museum of Mamoiada’s mask celebrating the Mamuthones and issohadores - mysterious masked characters whose origins is all but unknown. Then head to the town of Orgosolo, perched on a steep hillside and known for its murals, a form of street art graffiti. Stroll between the murals depicting scenes from everyday rural life. Having worked up an appetite, it's now time to head into the mountains for a traditional Sardinian lunch.