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5 reasons to visit Alghero, Italy

Alghero in Sardinia, Italy, is famous for its beaches, clear blue seas Alghero cafe old townand red coral. This medieval port town also has an interesting cultural and historic background, with Catalan origins.

It is a great location for food and nature lovers, and a beautiful setting for studying Italian! Alghero truly comes to life during the summer months.

There are so many reasons why you should visit Alghero, here are my top five…

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Alghero – a Sardinian Paradise!

Ok guys (and girls!)… Close your eyes for a second and follow me…

Think of a wide, white sandy beach lapped by a crystal-clear blue sea. Imagine the crunchy feeling of delicious tasty seafood in your mouth, the intense scent of rosemary and the bright red colour of coral. Your senses are going to explode!

Perhaps you are thinking that I am describing an exotic Caribbean destination, located a thousand miles away from Europe. But you’re wrong! I am dreaming of Alghero, a little paradise situated on the northern coast of Sardinia where I spent an unforgettable time this summer!

Every day there was something exciting to do: a boat tour along the coast to discover the beautiful “Grotte di Nettuno”, a visit to the natural caves with amazing stalagmites and stalactites, an excursion to visit one of the “nuraghi” (prehistorical buildings) or, of course, simply relaxing on the beaches.

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