This post is a small guide about the beaches in the area of Alghero, charming town in the northwestern Sardinia. Alghero is a beautiful city, which offers many attractions to tourists. The center is very interesting for the historical point of view, with the medieval ramparts that surround the oldest Read more…
Alghero, Catalan town in Sardinia
Alghero is a city with over 40,000 inhabitants, in the north of Sardinia.
Its area is inhabited by ancient times; there are nuragic remnants, not so far, such as the Nuragic complex of Palmavera. In the town, there are many historical monuments, such as the ramparts and the Cathedral of Santa Maria.
The city is famous for the production of high quality red coral.
In Alghero, Catalan is still used as a second language, since XIV century when the government of Catalans started for several centuries.
There are several popular beaches in the area; the most important are the Lido San Giovanni, the beach of Maria Pia, that of the Bombarde and the Lazzaretto.