Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna [sardeɲɲa], sard. Sardigna [sar’dinja]) — is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, located to the west of the Apennines between Sicily and Corsica, it is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a part of Italy as an autonomous region (autonomous region), Sardinia (Italian Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, Sard. Regione Autònoma de sa Sardigna).
Sardinia is an amazing Mediterranean island with white sandy beaches, myrtle groves and the sea with clear turquoise water. Incredible landscape and natural diversity, relaxed pace of life … All this makes Sardinia a great place to relax. Echoes of many civilizations are still heard in Sardinia — there are still traces of the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Spaniards, Tuscans and many other nations … These traces remained virtually unchanged, they can be found in the architecture, language, national holidays and festivals, ancient ruins …
Undoubtedly, the most attractive things for tourists in Sardinia remain fantastic beauty of the island and the cleanest and clearest sea in Italy.This is a paradise for lovers of the underwater swimming.1850 km of beaches — this is the best quarter of all the beaches in Italy!
Here you can find havens with golden beaches and secluded rocky coves, near which modern hotel with a full range of services and infrastructure is built.
When is it better to visit Sardegnia?
Sardinia has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and short mild winters, so one can stay on the island at any time of the year. In summer heat is softened by sea winds.
The best time for a beach vacation is from May to September, but in April and October, the weather conditions are quite favorable for a seaside holiday, and for leisure.
There are three international airports in the cities of Cagliari, Olbia and Alghero. From Russia you can get there with a change in Rome, Milan and Bologna. Airline Alitalia, Air One (daughter of Alitalia) and Meridiana operates regular flights to Sardinia from these cities. Flight time is not more than 1-1.5 hours. From 18 June to 10 September, the company Meridiana operates direct flights from Moscow to Sardinia in Cagliari and Olbia. The journey takes around 4 hours. Also in summer time— charter flights from Russia (direct flight) operates a number of other airlines U-tair, Gazprom Avia, Meridiana. During the summer, the hotel Forte Village Resort launches its own premium flights Forte Village Private Jet.
Places of interest
Cagliari is the capital, the largest city in Sardinia. It stretches along the coast, on 9 limestone hills. The city was founded between VII and VI centuries BC by Phoenicians. Since then, it has become the gateway leading to Sardinia.
became a seat of the House of Savoy. Sardinian Nuraghe towers that are found only in Sardinia also can be interesting for tourists. Nuraghe appeared in the Bronze Age, and their exact function is not known. One of the most famous Nuraghe — Sioux Nuraxi di Barumini, a UNESCO World Heritage list. Sioux Nuraxi di Barumini is situated about 60 kilometers north of Cagliari.
Porto Rotondo — one of the cities belonging to the luxury resort of Costa Smeralda, the most expensive, exquisite and luxurious resorts in Sardinia. Basically, there are complexes of luxury. This place is also interesting for diving.
Olbia (Olbia) — based VI — IV centuries. BC The ancient Roman port of Olbia Sardinia and joined Ostia. Not far from the modern airport is a medieval fortress Pedreso castle. In the old center of Olbia there are located a few churches of VIII century.
Alghero is a medieval town surrounded by walls with seven towers. Cathedral (XVI century.) Palazzo d’Albios (one of the attractions of Sardinia).
The city lives between the two elements of pleasure. From the land surround the vineyards, which are born great wine, famous throughout Italy. And the other part goes to the sea of Alghero. Sea gate is Neptune’s Grotto, which is a long staircase of 675 steps.
Arborea — Located to the west of the channel Canale delle Acque Medie. The city was founded in 1930. The houses are built in the style of art nouveau and neo gothic. In the municipal building houses there is a collection of archaeological finds.
Kiya — located 40 km from Cagliari, the capital of the island of Sardinia. Not far from the town of Chia cliffs towering over the clear waters of the bay Baia di Chia. The magnificence of the landscape and the beauty of the landscape. Not far there is a tower — Tower of Chia, a cultural monument, built around 1200.
Santa Margherita — Marine Boulevard, surrounded by palm trees, has a lazy pastime with a cup of coffee «espresso», a slow walk along the beach, during which you can climb through the park with lush green, exotic plants and statues to the elegant Villa Durazzo Chenturione in the Renaissance style. In summer they organize concerts of chamber music.
Before a select audience discovered Santa Margherita Ligure, here, as throughout the Ligurian coast, hosted by fishermen. Therefore it is necessary to look to the church Sant’Erazmo in the history of the resort. Here you can see firsthand the perils faced by fishermen and sailors during the voyage by not always sunny and welcoming Mediterranean.
Forte Village — the world-famous resort, a place of rest of world celebrities, the winner in the categories «Best Resort of the World» (1998-2000 years), «The best resort in Europe» (1999-2000), «The Best Hotel of the Year» (1998). Hotel Le Dune, Villa Del Parco, restaurants Le Dune and Il Belvedere awarded «Five Star Diamond» (2000).
FORTE VILLAGE complex is located on an area of 25 acres, surrounded by lush tropical gardens and thickets of eucalyptus on the picturesque banks of the southern shore of the island of Sardinia, 40 km from the capital and airport of Cagliari. Forte Village consists of 7 hotels 4-5 *.
Holidays in Sardinia are suitable for family, youth recreation, for an unforgettable honeymoon, vacation style luxe, shopping brands, active with skiing windsurfing, scuba-diving, golf, horse riding, skydiving, caving, fishing and sailing. Arriving in Sardinia just need to rent a bike, a pleasant walk will not leave you indifferent to the beauty of the island, the island has special roads for bicycles, made up routes for cycling. With each season, Sardinia attracts more and more Russian tourists.
In Sardinia there are hotels for youth, family, corporate, romantic, active, stay confidential.
We wish you a pleasant stay!