Voyage over an emerald sea, past characteristic coves and beaches of white sand to reach Sardinia, an island that strikes visitors with its natural contrasts and a bold, colourful region that boasts old traditions and wild, pure nature.
1) Crystal-clear seas and white beaches
From long stretches of soft white sand to rugged coves, spectacular dunes, sparkling pebbles and grains like rice, you will always find the beach of your dreams in Sardinia. In fact, with over 1,800km of unspoilt coastline, Sardinia is renowned for its beautiful beaches and the clearest azure seas in the Mediterranean. The coastline varies enormously from north to south and east to west, yet wherever you are in Sardinia, you will find stunning coastlines with beautiful bays and beaches, from the famous Costa Smeralda to the unspoilt south coast with its many deserted beaches and turquoise sea.
2) Sports tourism
Thanks to its mild climate, Sardinia is the perfect place for enjoying many outdoors activities all year round. From activities for the whole family to those for expert sportspeople, there are a thousand ways to experience the less well-known corners of our island. For sea lovers, the crystal-clear waters are perfect for snorkeling, diving, canoeing, kayaking or sailing. On dry land, you can choose between cycling, horse riding, trekking, free climbing and golf.
3) Culture and traditions
Sardinia’s history is age-old, as can be seen from the archaeological evidence dotted throughout its land. The tangible signs of the prehistoric island are endless: menhirs, dolmens, domus de Janas, sacred wells, tombs of the giants and nuraghes. These enormous stones have been guarding secrets for four thousand years and are testament to the presence of ancient peoples and civilizations.
It is easy to immerse yourself in local Sardinian culture by visiting the traditional festivals held every year on the island and getting stuck into the traditional medieval celebrations, spectacular horse shows and colourful folk paradise.
4) Typical food
The quality Sardinian products and flavoursome dishes owe their tastiness to thousands of years of history. In fact, Sardinian cuisine is still very similar to the way it was many centuries ago.