Alghero holidays 2020
If you’re seeking visual pleasure and beautiful landscape views, you’ll soon fall in love with Alghero. From it’s breath-taking views and offshore breezes, it’s no wonder people say Alghero is where the wind lives. Lying undiscovered until the1960’s, it is said Alghero still lives in another era, untouched by time. Offering an enticing combination of culture, history and fine food, it’s easy to get lost in its glory. Not forgetting water sports and day tours, you can venture out and explore the grounds of Alghero’s cobblestone streets to see what else you can discover. The long stretch of sands are perfect for gentle strolls and basking in the heat of the summer sun. Alghero offers an excellent holiday experience, with something for everyone to enjoy as well as picturesque landscapes. It has become one of the most spectacular travel destinations of Sardinia and Italy. You won’t want to miss a single thing on your Aleghero holiday in 2020.
Alghero at a glance
Cultural hotspot not to miss
Alghero’s old town is ideal for a long stroll in the sunshine
Discover the best beaches
We love the white sands of Speranza Beach
Discover the small town of Bosa with its colourful buildings overlooking the crystal clear sea
Lush natural wonders
For impressive natural sights head to Neptune’s Grotto
Try the local wine
Visit the local vineyards on a wine tour to remember!
Top attractions to visit
Stunning Cattedrale di Santa Maria is Alghero’s number one landmark!
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Things to do in Alghero
Alghero doesn't fail to impress with its range of attractions. With a beauty so appealing you’ll be greeted by non-stop excitement around every corner. Visit Alghero's Golden Sea Walls known as a highlight of the town's historic culture and admire the Alghero Roman Catholic Cathedral providing you with tours and delightful views from the bell tower. You can explore the depths of the Alghero caverns and caves in Capo Caccia Vertical Cliffs or for a more relaxed atmosphere, you can swim under the sunset in Baia delle Ninfe. With so much adventure on offer, you’re sure to work up an appetite that can only be satisfied with some of the best Italian infused cuisine provided by many of Alghero’s authentic restaurants.
The Piazza Grande to the Church of Carmel transitions into a theatre with street entertainers and traditional music shows, capturing the authentic atmosphere of the Italian culture. But it doesn’t end there; after a night full of excitement and entertainment, you can take delight in the huge firework display that lights up Piazza Sulis in all of its glory.
When it comes to beaches, you will be spoilt for choice. Venturing out 4 km North-West, you’ll find Fertilia beach, offering picturesque views over the transparent waters and a small shipyard. If you’re one for sandy or pebble stone beaches, this will be the perfect location as Fertilia beach has soft fine sands and rocks that emerge on its outskirts. For those looking for adventure, take to the sea to enjoy diving and boat excursions.
Another beach located just north of Alghero is Lido beach. With its long stretch of sands, you can enjoy the views of the Marina di Sant’Elmo harbour and to the south is a small island named Isola della Maddalenetta. This stunning destination is a favourite among both tourists and locals. A particularly attractive beach, you can easily reach both the marina and the Old Town along the Via Lido either on foot or for those wanting a little more adventure by bicycle. Either way, you’ll get to admire the scenery provided by the natural beauty of Alghero.
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