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 RESIDENCE APARTMENTS REGINA ELENA

RESIDENCE APARTMENTS
REGINA ELENA

Excursions, points of interest and attractions close to OLBIA Golfo Aranci Arzachena Capriccioli

NURAGHE MAJORI

NURAGHE MAJORI  Apri
Loc. TEMPIO PAUSANIA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
35 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 489 mt. a.s.l.  Area Aggius, Luras, Santa Maria Coghinas
The monument is a Nuraghe of mixed type, that is characterized by the presence of vaulted spaces Tholos and corridors. The tower plant in irregular sub-circular (diameter 20 m 17,70 xm, height max. 5.30 m), includes some rocky outcrops that influence the development area plan. The walls are made of polygonal blocks of granite, large and medium size, just blanks. The entrance, facing east-south-east, is surmounted by a lintel provided with a window exhaust. It leads into a corridor (length 9.20 m, width max. 1.50 m, height max. 4.75 m) that passes longitudinally through the dolmen to result in a large semi-circular courtyard (diameter 9.50 m xm 5) . The roof of the hall is made up of horizontal slabs scale height near the entrance, as it becomes a pointed section in its subsequent development; the floor is paved. At mid-term, in the walls of the corridor open access, non-coaxial, two rooms: the first room on the right has plant ovoid (diameter 4.60 m xm 3.60; residual height 3.80 m) and cover tholos partially collapsed; the second environment, smaller in size and also to plant ovoid (diameter 3.80 m xm 3.75; residual height 3.75 m), shows up on the back wall of a plant cell with entrance architrave and sub-circular. On the southwest side of the courtyard, adjoining the tower, is spared a staircase leading to the upper floor: the current state of the structure does not allow for a thorough reading of the planimetric development of the first floor. However, the remaining walls lead to hypothesize the existence of an original circular room at the second compartment below (diameter 7.60 m) and another room on the opposite side. The dolmen is dated between the end of the Bronze Age and the Late Bronze Age.

SPIAGGIA DI CAPRERA

SPIAGGIA DI CAPRERA  Apri
Loc. LA MADDALENA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
33 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Palau, Porto Cervo, Capriccioli
The beach of Cala Andreani is located on the southern coast of the island of Caprera; consists of a fine sand, very white and bathed by the crystal clear sea, with bass and clear waters. Emerge from the sea some pink granite rocks, covered with green vegetation. The cove is surrounded by unspoilt nature, and this gives it a wild beauty. The beach extends slightly uphill and in the rear, is occupied by numerous and large bushes, very useful for those who want to spend the whole day at the beach: provide shade and privacy. The beach of Cala Coticcio, also called Tahiti for its exoticism, the wonderful color and the spectacular clear waters, is located on the east coast (north-east) of the island of Caprera. It is one of the best ever for the whole archipelago. The cove is covered with a very fine white sand and is protected by pink rocks, among which you can find plants of heather, mastic, rock rose and juniper. The cove is under the protection of the park, which allows bathing but strictly prohibits fishing. The beach can be reached by sea or by land (through a path a bit 'crooked).

ISULEDDA

ISULEDDA  Apri
Loc. VIA ISULEDDA, LA MADDALENA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
34 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 3 mt. a.s.l.  Area Palau, Porto Cervo, Capriccioli
Isuledda is located in Punta Isuledda, in the municipality of San Teodoro. The beach consists of a light-colored sand is very fine, bright reflections. Open at the sight of the imposing Tavolara Island, the coast of Capo Coda Cavallo and Puntaldi'a Isuledda is a spectacular beach with a deep blue sea and fragrant thick bushes that surround the beach. The surrounding area is home to the pond fed by the Rio Lu Chissaggiu, dry in the summer months, and a vast expanse of olive groves and orchards, within plots delimited by drywalls.

NURAGHE ALBUCCIU

NURAGHE ALBUCCIU  Apri
Loc. ARZACHENA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
18 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 23 mt. a.s.l.  Area Capriccioli, Palau, Porto Cervo
The Nuraghe Albucciu is located just outside the town of Arzachena, looks like an impressive structure, even if the upper floor partially collapsed. It 'made with large blocks of granite, and dates back to the Bronze Age (1600 BC) on the basis of a number of materials found during the excavations. The walls of the dolmen huddled up to a large granite rock, which replaces part of the wall structure, which is why the dolmen has an irregular layout which gives him a look pseudonuraghe. ááá To the east is the facade, 25 meters long, with the main entrance, which leads to a corridor, here, on the right is the first room, while on the left there is a long tunnel blind, the small corridor leads to the stairs leading finally the bastion. Here were the towers, which are the remains and stone stairways. In the outer walls you can still see the stone corbels which had the function of supporting the wooden balconies. Around the dolmen we find the remains of circular huts that formed the village nuragico, and about 80 meters from the complex are the remains of the tomb of the giants Tomb Moro, which is to be considered related to the life of this dolmen. How to get there: From Arzachena take S.S. 125 in the direction of Olbia, after 600 meters from the village, on the left we find the signs of the dolmen, with the parking ticket and some tourist information offices. The dolmen is located across the street, and is accessible via a pedestrian underpass.

SINISCOLA

SINISCOLA  Apri
Loc. SINISCOLA NUORO, ITALY - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
42 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area La Caletta, Orosei, Cala Liberotto
The territory of Siniscola is located on the north-eastern coast of Sardinia, surrounded by limestone mountains , is characterized by a remarkable variety of landscapes: hills , plains, rivers , coastal lagoons, limestone reliefs complex as the Monte Albo, overlooking impressive the town with peaks up to 1127 meters high. To the south is present in shale hillsides covered in Mediterranean vegetation , cultivated pastures and vineyards , followed by south -east conformations in granite in the coastal area towards Capo Comino and Berchida . The coast is mainly sandy with wide beaches that alternate with pads dune wetlands and beaches, interspersed with foci of short watercourses . Siniscola covers approximately 20,000 acres , rising from the sea to the mountains. The area offers a variety of agricultural and natural landscapes of astonishing variety , from the mountain limestone and dolomite of the Monte Albo those grown ( citrus groves, vineyards, pastures ) of the plain crossed by rivers that flow into large coastal lagoons . From the rolling hills of shale that limit the wide beach between The Cove and Saint Lucia , the golden granite reliefs that degrade in red porphyry cliffs of Capo Comino , in the coves of fine white sand beach Berchida . Siniscola is the center of gravity of a vast territory , the high Barony, comprising a part of the province of Nuoro. Traditional gateway between the coastal areas south of Olbia and the inland areas of the Barbagie , is animated by a growing use of its traditional resources (agriculture , herding, fishing and crafts) and from more recent production activities , including tourism . the first documents attesting to the occpuazione the territory of Siniscola date back to the Mesolithic and the Neolithic. They are in fact visited, about three kilometers from the town, the domus de ' Janas Cuccuru ' e Janas in the road between Siniscola and The Cove . It is a hypogeic a cave carved into the rock on a ledge of shale, where there are four burial chambers arranged radially . In more recent times , belonging to the Bronze Age , are numerous nuraghis surveyed in the territory of Siniscola . Many of these are for the most part destroyed by time and uncontrolled looting occurred at different times . Some of these , along with the graves of giants , testify the same way nuragica the majesty of the time , even with the few fragments and the remains of rows in many cases still jutting out of the building shell . We recall , in this regard , the Nuraghe Gorropis , Punta ' and Nuraghe , Paule and ' Luke, Gurutta Sa , Sa Domo Bianca, and the tombs of Giants On Spicy and Sas Colovranas . A civilization that has left remains showy , here as in other parts of the island are attributed to the numerous finds of bronze and pottery found in archaeological excavations and randomly , today mostly located in the museums of Nuoro , Sassari and Cagliari .

AGGIUS

AGGIUS  Apri
Loc. AGGIUS - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
38 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Tempio Pausania, Luras, Santa Maria Coghinas
Located 514 meters above sea level , Aggius is a typical of Gallura, nestled in nuraghis , at the foot of the jagged granite ridge called the Mountains of Aggius , which includes Mounts Sotza (m. 789 ) and the Cross ( Mt. 666 ) . The view is certainly one of the most beautiful of Sardinia Aggius is nestled among granitic rocks with bizarre shapes , cork trees and vineyards . It has a wonderful view dominated by the mighty massif Limbara , surrounded by an articulated chain of mountains which makes the landscape distinctive and gives it a unique , always very celebrated. Granite masses and rounded hills are the dominant features of the landscape of this area . In fact, both being part of the tem of rugged ridges of the jagged granite , whether it is present in scattered heaps bizarre shapes in the so-called Valley of the Moon , the granite unmistakably characterizes the landscape of this wonderful Sardinian village . They have become famous over the centuries the twisted shapes of these particular stones , in which man , since ancient times , wanted to recognize faces, shapes , animals and deities , choosing to live next door, first shelters under rocks , then in nuraghis and finally in the pens , pastoral settlements typical of Gallura . Its name may derive from the greek Agios ( sacred / holy ), or from the Latin agnus (lamb) for the ancient presence of folds , or even from A- Jius (without right or law) to indicate a certain independent and rebellious nature of its original inhabitants.

CALA LISCIA RUIA

CALA LISCIA RUIA  Apri
Loc. ARZACHENA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
16 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 0 mt. a.s.l.  Area Capriccioli, Golfo Aranci, Porto Cervo
The creeks are followed uninterrupted, one after another, punctuated by clumps of juniper and fragrant white lilies. Stretching gaze into the crystal clear waters you can admire beautiful landscapes, the luxurious yachts and boats many choose to stay in a portion of the emerald sea, framing this magnificent picture that makes a popular Smooth Ruja oasis frequented by tourists and paparazzi .. , always ready to surprise with the objectives of the many VIPs in the months of July and August attend. In addition to the largest beach is also the best organized of the Coast. There is a bar that also sells fruit trays, providential under the umbrella or after bathing.

CASTELLO DI PEDES

CASTELLO DI PEDES  Apri
Loc. OLBIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
5 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 41 mt. a.s.l.  Area Golfo Aranci, Lu Fraili di Sotto, Lu Impostu
The castle of Pedes , also known as Castle of Pedres or Pedreso castle , is a historic building that is located a few kilometers from the city of Olbia , once the seat of residence privileged Judicial. It is a strong , dating back to the Middle Ages , built of local stone in the middle of the thirteenth century , during the period of the Visconti of Gallura and later used by the Pisans to cope with the attack by the Aragonese. Up to 1296 he was Judge of Gallura, Nino Visconti (it was also the last) who used it for military purposes. His daughter Joan that he could not succeed , but he was replaced in real estate , including the castle . The fort was the main function of defending Civita and the boundaries with the Judge of Torres. Originally the castle had four towers and characterized by two squares, one upper and one lower , enclosed by polygonal walls , reachable by stairs built with large granite boulders . Are still visible in the square top, two dilapidated rooms , one with a cross vault , a cistern for collecting rainwater, and the tower, which was originally divided over four floors and allowed to control the territory to the Gulf Olbia . Access to the tower was placed about 6 feet tall and was done using retractable wooden ladders . In 1339 the castle was entrusted to the Friars Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. From the second half of the fourteenth century it was occupied by the Aragonese and then the Judge of Arborea . He met then a final abandonment at the beginning of the fifteenth century , coinciding with the decline and depopulation of Civita ( and Newfoundland) .

CALA BRANDINCHI

CALA BRANDINCHI  Apri
Loc. PORTO BRANDINGHI, AREA MARINA PROTETTA TAVOLARA PUNTA CODA CAVALLO, ITALY - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
20 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 15 mt. a.s.l.  Area Lu Impostu, Salina Bamba, San Teodoro
Brandinchi of San Teodoro is located in the resort of Capo Coda Cavallo and is reached along the SS125 from Olbia towards the south: take the detour to Capo Coda Cavallo, after 900 meters turn right onto a dirt road after about 1 , 5 km to the beach. The coast is clear sandy beaches, surrounded by dunes and pine forests and bathed by a turquoise sea, clear and shallow water. The beach has an exotic look to the colors that characterize it and this is also known by the nickname of Tahiti. Brandinchi is often very busy, not only for its beauty but also because many facilities such as ample parking, bars, taverns, hotels and camping nearby.

SPIAGGIA DELL'ISULEDDA

SPIAGGIA DELL'ISULEDDA  Apri
Loc. SAN TEODORO - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
25 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 33 mt. a.s.l.  Area Porto Ottiolu, Lu Impostu, Lu Fraili di Sotto
Isuledda is located in Punta Isuledda, in the municipality of San Teodoro. The beach consists of a light-colored sand is very fine, bright reflections. Open to the view of the imposing Tavolara Island, the coast of Capo Coda Cavallo and Puntaldi'a Isuledda is a spectacular beach with a deep blue sea and fragrant thick bushes that surround the beach. The surrounding area is home to the pond fed by the Rio Lu Chissaggiu, dry in the summer months, and a vast expanse of olive groves and orchards, within plots delimited by drywalls. Characterized by shallow waters, the beach is perfect for swimming and for children to play. The services offered are a car park and several dining options. You can rent beach umbrellas, deck chairs, pedal boats and boats. It is frequented by those who practice sports such as windsurfing.

SALINA BAMBA

SALINA BAMBA  Apri
Loc. SALINA BAMBA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
19 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 10 mt. a.s.l.  Area Lu Fraili di Sotto, Lu Impostu, San Teodoro
The beach at Salina Manna relax in one of the most beautiful coastal north-eastern Sardinia. It is located, in fact, between the Bay and Cala Brandinchi Salinedda at Capo Coda Cavallo, in the municipality of San Teodoro. Behind him is a body of salt water that is to be the name of the beach, frequented by interesting bird species. The beach is composed of sand grains are very thin lapped by a crystal clear sea, whose turquoise accents are mirrored to the expanse of saline. The beach also looks towards the islands of Tavolara and Molara. Near the beach are several accommodation facilities.

SPIAGGIA DI LU IMPOSTU

SPIAGGIA DI LU IMPOSTU  Apri
Loc. LU FRAILI DI SOTTO - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
20 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 15 mt. a.s.l.  Area Lu Impostu, Salina Bamba, San Teodoro
Lu Impostu is located in the village of Capo Coda Cavallo, in the municipality of San Teodoro. The beach consists of a light-colored sand is very fine, bright reflections, with some rock outcrops. The wide beach, extending for several kilometers, limited to the north by Cape Capicciolu, which separates it from Brandinchi, has a fine sand and bright, with transparent waters. Of great interest are the natural dunes covered with juniper, wild lilies and thistles sea, over the pond behind it, communicating with the sea, which presents itself as the largest in the area, after that of San Teodoro. Lu Impostu is located in the village of Capo Coda Cavallo, in the municipality of San Teodoro. The beach consists of a light-colored sand is very fine, bright reflections, with some rock outcrops. The wide beach, extending for several kilometers, limited to the north by Cape Capicciolu, which separates it from Brandinchi, has a fine sand and bright, with transparent waters. Of great interest are the natural dunes covered with juniper, wild lilies and thistles sea, over the pond behind it, communicating with the sea, which presents itself as the largest in the area, after that of San Teodoro. The beach of Lu Impostu is characterized by shallow waters which makes it great for swimming and for children to play. It has many facilities, is wheelchair accessible, with a large car park suitable for motor homes, hotels, camping, bars, eateries and clubs in general. You can rent beach umbrellas, deck chairs, pedal boats and boats.

PUNTALDIA

PUNTALDIA  Apri
Loc. LU IMPOSTU - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
20 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 11 mt. a.s.l.  Area Lu Fraili di Sotto, Salina Bamba, San Teodoro
The Marina Puntaldi'a is located in the town of the same name, in the municipality of San Teodoro. The beach consists of a light-colored sand is very fine, bright reflections. The small beach, located on the south side of the port of Puntaldi'a, opens the panorama of the south coast of Capo Coda Cavallo and the islands to the north. It is a great favorite with watersports enthusiasts, in fact, you can access the diving center, and there is also a golf course. His name is perhaps derived from Punta Aldi'a, which means a sighting point. The beach of Marina di Puntaldi'a is characterized by shallow waters which makes it great for swimming and for children to play. It has many facilities, it is a large car park, hotel, camping, bar, dining options. You can rent beach umbrellas, deck chairs, pedal boats and boats. It is particularly popular with those who practice the sport of windsurfing.

SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA

SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA  Apri
Loc. TERRAVECCHIA-PORTOQUADRO - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
44 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Santa Teresa Gallura, Capo Testa, Santa Teresa di Gallura
The country is located in the North of Sardinia , on the western border of the Gallura. It is located in the narrow inlet with the Port Longonsardo . The area is characterized by granite outcrops and rugged coastline . Populated in Roman times, the area where it is located in Santa Teresa was also important for the Pisani from the granite outcrops quarried building materials . The country today has been created from scratch during the presence of Savoy and is neatly divided by straight roads that intersect at right angles, with the center of the small square where stands the church of St Victor . On the rocky promontory overlooking the sea rises Longosardo tower erected in the sixteenth century during the Aragonese period , which takes in both the bay of Porto Longone that , in the background , the white cliffs that surround the city Bonifacio race . On the left the coast down to the Rena Bianca beach that ends at a short distance from the cliffs on the island Monica where the traces of an abandoned quarry . Of note also the cultural importance of the archaeological complex of Lu Brandali and the tower Longonsardo . We also recommend a visit to Capo Testa , a rock connected to the mainland by a strip of sand, which can be reached along a very scenic ride on the open bays and Colba of Santa Reparata. Among the modern and ancient cave - here the Romans chose the stone for the columns of the Pantheon - and the scent of the maquis vegetation until you eventually reach the lighthouse of Capo Testa .

OLIVASTRI MILLENARI DI BALTOLU

OLIVASTRI MILLENARI DI BALTOLU  Apri
Loc. LURAS - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
28 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 449 mt. a.s.l.  Area Tempio Pausania, Aggius, Vignola Mare
  Brochure PDF
Luras ( LURAS in Sardinia, in the Gallura Lu'risi ) , is a town of 2,715 inhabitants in the province of Olbia -Tempio in the historical region of Gallura . It is located 500 meters above sea level , in the area of the Gallura. It is part of the Third Mountain Community Gallura . Is 95 km from Sassari. Despite being located in the heart of the Gallura, Sardinia has preserved Logudorese , once spoken throughout the area , but for some centuries replaced by the Gallura region , language of origin , and akin to southern Corsican dialect of Sartene. The name derives from the Latin Luras lura , meaning or goatskin bag . The name comes from the imagination of the locals who could see rocks present in the particular forms of skins or bags . In the area of Luras old olive trees are present . In particular, at Santu Baltolu of Karana , at the country church dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is situated the oldest of these olive trees, which is the people of Luras confidentially and respectfully called S'Ozzastru . It has a circumference of 12 meters at about m . 1.30 from the ground and 8 meters high . His age , according to some experts, is estimated at between 3,000 and 4,000 years old, thus being the oldest tree in Italy and one of the oldest in Europe. In 1991 , this patriarch of nature , was d a natural monument and ed by ministerial decree for the region of Sardinia, in the list of twenty trees , one for each Italian region .

CAPRERA

CAPRERA  Apri
Loc. LA MADDALENA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
33 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 3 mt. a.s.l.  Area Palau, Porto Cervo, Capriccioli
Caprera is one of the islands that are part of the archipelago of La Maddalena, off the coast of Gallura . It has a jagged coastal trend and moved. The eastern part of the coast is particularly difficult to achieve because the screen by a small chain of pink granite. The coastal area of the eastern slope is very steep , covered in part by juniper , mastic and other specimens typical of the Mediterranean . Towards the west the slope gives way to rolling plains , also in the Mediterranean, where there is also a large pine forest. The wild and pristine island has led , in 1982 , the declaration of the Nature Reserve , followed by its inclusion in the National Park of La Maddalena. The particular natural and environmental value has meant that most of the eastern coastline , the so-called zone A , both under a regime of full protection that prohibits the practice of fishing in front of Cala Coticcio . This prohibition also applies to the marine area east of Punta Rossa and Sheep Island . In winter, the area is still navigable by car, but in the summer it is prohibited to transit through except with an authorization granted by the City and the Park . The Island of Caprera , in addition to its natural beauty , is known because it preserves the memory of the twenty six year old decided to spend Giuseppe Garibaldi : Garibaldi Compendium to visit the tomb and with the White House, his residence until his death.

CALA OTTIOLU

CALA OTTIOLU  Apri
Loc. BUDONI OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
28 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 0 mt. a.s.l.  Area San Teodoro, Lu Impostu, Lu Fraili di Sotto
Cala Ottiolu is located in the town of the same name, in the municipality of Budoni. The beach has a background of fine white sand, with bright reflections. The beautiful beach with small dunes covered with low vegetation, is a must for those who wish to take advantage of the convenience of tourist facilities and resorts. The walks towards Punta Turks allow them to discover corners, such as the small beach of the French, Poltu Cuadu, in a sheltered cove and hidden. The modern marina, which occupies a large part of the bay is open to the reception of boats of all kinds.

SPIAGGIA DI CALA SABINA

SPIAGGIA DI CALA SABINA  Apri
Loc. GOLFO ARANCI OLBIA-TEMPIO, ITALY - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
12 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Arzachena, Capriccioli, Porto Cervo
Situated in the north-east coast of Capo Figari, headland in the municipality of Golfo Aranci, the beach of Cala Sabina is one of the most beautiful beaches of Gallura. Mediterranean scrub and juniper trees encircle 300 meters of beautiful beach with a large shallow water, fine sand and white, alternating with stones and rocks. A breathtaking view of the falls and its beauty. It can be reached from the roundabout at the entrance of Golfo Aranci, continuing for a dirt road to the railway line arrived Golfo Aranci - Olbia you will find an open space for parking, at that point by the passage under the railway already intravedrete an amazing sight, the beach of Cala Sabina Golfo Aranci. The beach of Cala Sabina is partially equipped, while another part is free, it is also served by a kiosk where you can find ice cream, water and also offers the possibility to eat.

VIGNOLA

VIGNOLA  Apri
Loc. VIGNOLA MARE - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
44 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 4 mt. a.s.l.  Area Costa Paradiso, Santa Teresa di Gallura, Capo Testa
  Brochure PDF
Vignola Mare is a typical and quiet village on the gulf of Vignola on the north coast of Sardinia. The main feature of the gulf is its sandy beach sui to practice many water sports. Vignola Mare is at 16 km from Santa Teresa di Gallura in the north-east, and about 70 km from Olbia with its airport and harbor. The harbor of Porto Torres is located 65 km in the south-west from Vignola Mare.In Vignola Mare are available all basic services like mini market, bar, restaurant, pizzeria, petrol station. All the other services are available in Santa Teresa di Gallura or in Aglientu (10 kilometers).

STRADA DEL VERMENTINO DI GALLURA D.O.C.G.

STRADA DEL VERMENTINO DI GALLURA D.O.C.G.  Apri
Loc. SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
39 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Santa Teresa Gallura, Terravecchia-portoquadro, Capo Testa
The Gallura granite with its framework defines natural scenery and landscapes of great beauty. A dominant environment that leaves room for special and differentiated niche products on which was based the scattered settlements of the pens. Vermentino has found the cradle in the area of Gallura and this is the Messenger, a witness of the ancient civilization and its values, a symbol of quality and sustainability. the Story White wine of great freshness and pleasantness, Vermentino di Gallura DOCG one of Sardinia, was born in the far north-east of the island, in the rugged lands of Gallura granite, which extends into the new province of Olbia-Tempio, a time land of shepherds now devoted to coastal tourism on the Costa Smeralda. Here, between granite, woods of Mediterranean cork and windswept salt, the Vermentino has found an ideal habitat and now reveals his strong personality, offering one of the highest nationwide. What Vermentino is a grape secular definitely of Spanish origin: it is arrived in Sardinia only in the last decades of the nineteenth century, going first to France and Liguria, before moving to Corsica and finally in Gallura, where he became the flagship wine of the territory. From this grape makes a wine full-bodied, aromatic, with an alcohol content very special citrus aftertaste that makes it particularly delicate and refined. Thanks to the care provided in the vineyard and in the winery, this excellent wine of Sardinia in 1975 he earned the designation of origin, and again obtained the designation of controlled and guaranteed origin in 1996, granted a few Italian whites. Today, Vermentino di Gallura DOCG is mainly concentrated in the towns of Temple, mountains, and Berchidda Oschiri, an area around the Regional Park of Monte Limbara and Arzachena. Area of production The grapes for the production of Vermentino di Gallura DOCG must come from the geographically defined territory Gallura. This area includes the towns of Aggius Aglientu, Arzachena, Badesi Berchidda Bortigiadas, Budoni, Calangianus, San Teodoro, Loiri Porto San Paolo, Luogosanto Luras, Monti, Olbia, Oschiri, Palau, San Teodoro, Sant'Antonio di Gallura Santa Teresa di Gallura, Telti Tempio, Trinity Agultu, Viddalba, all in the province of Olbia-Tempio. Vines and organoleptic Vermentino di Gallura DOCG is made from grapes of the Vermentino, 95-100%, with the possible use of other non-aromatic white grape varieties, up to a maximum of 5%. Vermentino di Gallura is a versatile wine, soft and intense: its advantages, well known to lovers of Vermentino, are the remarkable aromatic complexity and freshness of taste, accompanied by a pleasant bitter aftertaste and overall, continuing and sometimes even evolve for a couple of years. It is a fragrant wine where body, fragrance and alcohol come together in perfect harmony. Intense straw yellow color, has light green reflections. The scent is subtle, delicate and distinctive, intense. The taste is dry, full, warm, soft and persistent, with a slight bitter aftertaste, with vigorous and consistent. The balance and harmony, despite the good structure make this wine very fine and elegant. The minimum alcohol content is 12 ░. In addition to the classic Vermentino di Gallura DOCG, there is also the Superior, which differs in alcohol, slightly higher, and being less structured and complex than the other. Serving at the table Vermentino di Gallura DOCG bride in an exalted the recipes of the homeland. Due to its rich aromatic complexity and freshness of taste, it is a complete meal can be enjoyed from the aperitif to the main course, not only fish but also meat. However, Vermentino di Gallura is known to enhance superbly seafood, especially shellfish, grilled fish and seafood, as well as first courses such as risotto with seafood and pasta with fish sauce. Excellent with soft fresh cheese, all the Pecorino Sardo, a sweet taste in pleasing contrast with the bitter aftertaste of the wine. Widely used as an aperitif, it tasted very well with light pasta dishes, cream of mushroom or chicken, appetizers and poultry. The Vermentino is a wine for aging, it should be consumed within a couple of years after harvest: drunk young, it allows you to fully appreciate all of its best features, still intact. It should be served cold, at a temperature of 10-12 ░ C. The sommelier recommended to uncork Vermentino with a little 'ahead of consumption, and serve in glasses crystal clear.

NURAGHE LA PRISGIONA

NURAGHE LA PRISGIONA  Apri
Loc. ARZACHENA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
18 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Palau, Capriccioli, Porto Cervo
The Nuraghe Prisgiona, including complex is a nuragico in the region Capichera Arzachena, situated on a hilly area domination and control of the surrounding territory. The monument consists of a central tower and two side towers. The central tower has its entrance marked by a massive lintel of 3.20 meters. The inner chamber is covered by a false dome, and is over 6 meters high with three niches willing to cross. The central tower and the other adjacent structures, are protected by walls, within this perimeter there is also a deep well over 7 feet, still active today, in which were found many artifacts. Also inside the perimeter wall, we find the meeting hut, exclusive place where the most influential people of the village would gather; inside this room was found a vase shape and decorations I've seen on other nuraghis. Around the walls lies the village which has about ninety huts; but most of the village is yet to be excavated. The huts are separated by paved pathways, which give a good idea of the urban development of the town, and the complexity of Civilization Nuragica. An area consisting of five huts revealed the unfolding of craft activities, which gave the opportunity for scholars to hypothesize a production greater than that intended to family, suggesting a production for commerce or trade. The complex nuragico The Prisgiona is closely connected with another type nuragico archaeological site that is located within walking distance, about 1 km further downstream, it is the Tomb of the Giants Coddu Vecchiu.

CALA COTICCIO

CALA COTICCIO  Apri
Loc. LA MADDALENA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
33 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 13 mt. a.s.l.  Area Palau, Porto Cervo, Capriccioli
The beach of Cala Coticcio on the east coast of the island of Caprera, is covered with a fine white sand , lapped by a turquoise sea with a thousand vibrations and protected by beautiful pink rock sculptures , including space plants are juniper , heather , cistus , mastic . The extraordinary beauty of the beach and its exoticism to have imposed the nickname of Tahiti and have made it very popular with bathers. Emerge off the islets of the monks , whose name is the alternative to the more poetic of the Lost islands of Caprera . The cove is subject to the very high protection regime of the area just to the Parco della Maddalena: swimming is permitted , but fishing is strictly forbidden . The island of Caprera is one of the islands that make up the archipelago of La Maddalena, that develops off the coast of Gallura . It is connected to La Maddalena by a causeway built in 1958 and named the Passo della Moneta , which stretches for about 600 meters. Caprera has a very extensive coastal development (about 49 km) due to the rugged nature of the move and its perimeter. The eastern part of the coast is particularly difficult to achieve because the screen from a small chain of pink granite. The island , in addition to its priceless natural value, preserves the memory of the long pause that you did Giuseppe Garibaldi over the last 26 years of his life : to visit the Compendium Garibaldi 's grave and the White House , his residence.

PARCO NAZIONALE DELL'ARCIPELAGO DI LA MADDALENA

PARCO NAZIONALE DELL'ARCIPELAGO DI LA MADDALENA  Apri
Loc. VIA GIULIO CESARE, 7, MADDALENA ARCHIPELAGO, OLBIA-TEMPIO, ITALY - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
33 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 4 mt. a.s.l.  Area Palau, Porto Cervo, Terravecchia-portoquadro
The National Park of La Maddalena Archipelago is a protected area geomarina , consisting of a large set of islands to the north -east coast of Gallura, in the stretch of sea between Sardinia and Corsica, known as the Strait of Bonifacio , which are - with the exception of the island of La Maddalena, the home of the city and an important human presence - totally uninhabited or with meager human settlements, such as the islands of Caprera and Santa Maria. Established by Act January 4, 1994 in accordance with the relevant legislation on protected areas , its managing body is governed by the Decree of the President of the Republic (DPR) of 17 May 1996, which also introduced the first safeguard rules . The Decree also defines the boundaries of the Park, including all the islands and islets belonging to the municipality of La Maddalena and the surrounding marine areas . The archipelago is part of the European network of natural areas of environmental excellence ( Site of Community Importance and Special Protection Area ) for the presence of habitats and life forms that seem to have gathered to stage a spectacle unique in the world .

NURAGHE BODDO

NURAGHE BODDO  Apri
Loc. ALA DEI SARDI - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
35 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 664 mt. a.s.l.  Area Buddus˛, Bitti, Onaný
Of this civilization, which covers a wide space of time between the Middle Bronze Age and the Iron Age (XVI-th century BC.), we know in the territory about 290 or complex of Nuraghe Nuraghe, with a density equal to 5, 12 per sq. km Of these monuments, well camouflaged in the landscape because they were built with local stone, we identify simple constructions, consisting of one tower of a d cone; complex by adding more towers variously articulated; mixed with bellies embedded in the rock, crossed by corridors, which form the basis of high tholos. It is a civilization characterized by the emergence of an elite of builders, architects, large folding this element to all construction requirements, in high, in extension and in the bowels of the earth, inventors and custodians of the laws governing this sacred act. The important closets of bronzes found in the area identify a structured instrument, consisting of saws, axes, picks, wedges, chains, etc.. that could facilitate the extraction of the stone material and the construction of these monuments through the use of wooden scaffolding and of simple machines for lifting and positioning of boulders. The nuraghis you have the edge of the highlands, in the foothills around the plain, along the course of rivers, with particular concentrations on opposite sides, around a mining area. It highlights a strategy of settlement of a complex and stratified society, aimed at control of the means of communication and production areas, with the Nuraghe, residence and seat of power, the village, the town in which you carry out productive activities, and sacred areas and sacred burial-quite distinct.

SPIAGGIA RENA BIANCA

SPIAGGIA RENA BIANCA  Apri
Loc. SPIAGGIA RENA BIANCA, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
45 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Terravecchia-portoquadro, Capo Testa, Santa Teresa di Gallura
The Rena Bianca beach in Santa Teresa di Gallura is the beach of the town, situated in the immediate vicinity of the historic center and easily ragggiungibile walk. Very frequented both by locals and holiday makers, is sickle-shaped and is nestled between the cliffs and dense green woods behind him. The coastline is fine sand bright white, with shades of pink due to the numerous fragments of coral. The sea in front of it is crystal clear, turquoise and transparent from the bottom rather low. Rena Bianca overlooks the Strait of Bonifacio in Corsica in front of and to the west of the island is protected Municca, while on the opposite side is closed by the cliffs of Porto Longone and Punta Falcone. The beach is fully equipped and offers ample parking, bars, taverns and hotels nearby.

SPIAGGIA DI PALAU

SPIAGGIA DI PALAU  Apri
Loc. PALAU - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
31 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area La Maddalena, Porto Cervo, Terravecchia-portoquadro
The beach is bordered by a long promenade and a green pine forest, offering a point of shade from the sun-drenched beach. From here you can use the service of tourism in the Green Train and cross the interior of Sardinia, with a path that goes up to Nulvi or until Tempio, in the woods of oaks, artistic and cultural heritage and breathtaking mountain and lake, alternating a beautiful coastal views of the manifold.

CAPRICCIOLI

CAPRICCIOLI  Apri
Loc. CAPRICCIOLI - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
18 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 29 mt. a.s.l.  Area Arzachena, Porto Cervo, Golfo Aranci
The beach Capriccioli (in Gallura goats), is located in the municipality of Arzachena, has a bottom of fine sand and clear with grayish shades, alternating with massive granite rocks. The cove is surrounded by abundant Mediterranean vegetation with mastic, cysts, olive and pine trees, and is divided into two parts by huge, rounded granite boulders. With a small boat you can reach the island in front of Mortorio, natural oasis rich in vegetation, dotted with rocks that evoke shapes and colors of great beauty. The view is also enhanced by the sight of the Islands of puffs and Chambers. The beach Capriccioli is characterized by a low sandy bottom that makes it easy for children to play.

AREA ARCHEOLOGICA DEL NURAGHE LOELLE

AREA ARCHEOLOGICA DEL NURAGHE LOELLE  Apri
Loc. BUDDUSO - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
43 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 794 mt. a.s.l.  Area AlÓ dei Sardi, Bitti, Onaný
The archaeological site is located in an area of Budduso' granite plateau, in the north-eastern Sardinia. The Loelle dolmen is a complex of mixed type, characterized by the presence of typical elements of the aisle and the Nuraghe Nuraghe Tholos, consisting of a central tower which leans against a three-lobed rampart. Around the building covers a vast settlement of circular huts, while a short distance there are two tombs of giants. There are reports also of the existence of an ancient well in which no trace remains today.

SPIAGGIA LA CALETTA

SPIAGGIA LA CALETTA  Apri
Loc. LA CALETTA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
41 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 2 mt. a.s.l.  Area Siniscola, Porto Ottiolu, Orosei
The Cove is a seaside village about seven kilometers from Siniscola, in the east coast. The village is dominated by a beautiful coastal tower dating back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, has a well-equipped marina. To the south, just outside the city center, you will find the river Be'rchida, which, like most of the waterways Sardinians, unfortunately, is often dry, and the pond of the same name. Not far away, near the village of Lula, stands Mount Albo, in limestone, whose highest peaks are Mount Turuddo' and Punta Catirina (1127 meters). The landscape here is very impressive, thanks to the presence of holm oak and trees, and a rich Mediterranean fauna. On the way to Budduso' is the sanctuary of the Annunciation (XVIII century). Towards Olbia are the long beach of Be'rchida, white sand and clear waters, and Capo Comino. Closer to the country meet, on the other hand, the beach at The Cove and that of Saint Lucia, and, to the nearby village of Posada, is the beautiful beach of Su Tiriarzu. On June 24 we celebrate the feast of St. John, while Posada, the last week of September, is celebrated San Michele.

NURAGHE RIU MULINU

NURAGHE RIU MULINU  Apri
Loc. OLBIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
4 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 235 mt. a.s.l.  Area Golfo Aranci, Arzachena, Capriccioli
The Nuraghe Riu Mulinu (or Cabu Abbas) is, in fact, on the hill of Cabu Abbas, north of the city of Olbia, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view. The archaeological site is dated around 1300-1200 BC, and consists of an ancient city wall that surrounds a tower nuragica; The walls extend for about 220 meters, in some places, despite the antiquity of the site, still comes at a height greater than 5 meters, and has a thickness of about 4 meters. There are two entrances in the walls that lead to the tower nuragica. The dolmen itself is made up of granite blocks of small size, and are distinguished within a staircase leading to the terrace, two niches and a well. Here inside, during the excavations, was found a bronze statue of a female character who carries a jug on her head. From here you can admire an amazing landscape, the surrounding plain Olbia and all its internal bay to the island of Tavolara, this indicates the strategic importance of this fortress nuragica, from where it can monitor any enemy incursions, and also the remarkable ability of Civilization architectural Nuragica. How to get there: from Olbia we head towards the industrial area / coast road to sand, at the second round of the industrial area, turn left towards the village Osseddu (or Olbia 2), all the way there are signs that indicate the site. Just beyond the village there is a parking lot where you can leave your car and continue on foot, from here begins a fascinating walk through the Mediterranean.

TEMPIO PAUSANIA

TEMPIO PAUSANIA  Apri
Loc. TEMPIO PAUSANIA OT, ITALIA - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
34 Km from REGINA ELENA
  Area Aggius, Luras, Santa Maria Coghinas
Tempio, located in the heart of the Gallura , at the foot of Mount Limbara , is renowned for the cork and granite . The territory preserves testimonies of nuragica , with the nuraghis Mountains Pinna, Tanca Manna Izzana , Culbinu , Agnu and Majori, with finds of flint and obsidian . Feature of Tempio its buildings are constructed of granite blocks , with marked similarities to the centers of southern Corsica . The town is also famous for its vineyards , producing some outstanding wines for export such as Vermentino and Moscato . The area is known for its spring Rinaggiu , at the foot of Mount Limbara . From these mineral water has excellent curative properties . Tempio is also famous for its hot springs . Very striking is the country church of San Lorenzo , located on the hill , dating back to the eighteenth century. Inside the church is a statue of the saint on the gridiron . The festival is held in his honor on August 10. Both artisanal and industrial interest is the historical museum of Cork , with the exhibition of machinery and tools for working cork . The Museum collects Templense then sacred art objects , including silver, furniture and paintings from the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle. Finally, it is open by appointment the Private Bird Collection of General Francis Tonnage .

GOLF CLUB: PEVERO

GOLF CLUB: PEVERO  Apri
Loc. LOCALITA' CALA DI VOLPE, PORTO CERVO OLBIA-TEMPIO - SARDEGNA  Navigatore
24 Km from REGINA ELENA
Altitude: 14 mt. a.s.l.  Area Capriccioli, Arzachena, La Maddalena
According to experts, the Pevero Golf Club is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world for the beautiful view. The 18-hole course, which stretches for 6,107 me has a par 72, is considered an extremely difficult field to its obstacles that challenge even the best golfers, therefore, requires a lot of concentration and a lot of game experience. The Pevero in glittering panorama of the Costa Smeralda fits like a gem in its own right, set in the right place by the magician of the landscape that was Robert Tren Jones. The course of the game, surrounded by rock formations, natural ponds and a Mediterranean scrub that smells of juniper, myrtle and arbutus, makes this magnificent place, magical.

Excursions and attractions in SARDEGNA close to OLBIA Golfo Aranci Arzachena Capriccioli: 'NURAGHE MAJORI'   'SPIAGGIA DI CAPRERA'   'ISULEDDA'   'NURAGHE ALBUCCIU'   'SINISCOLA'   'AGGIUS'   'CALA LISCIA RUIA'   'CASTELLO DI PEDES'   'CALA BRANDINCHI'   'SPIAGGIA DELL'ISULEDDA'   'SALINA BAMBA'   'SPIAGGIA DI LU IMPOSTU'   'PUNTALDIA'   'SANTA TERESA DI GALLURA'   'OLIVASTRI MILLENARI DI BALTOLU'   'CAPRERA'   'CALA OTTIOLU'   'SPIAGGIA DI CALA SABINA'   'VIGNOLA'   'STRADA DEL VERMENTINO DI GALLURA D.O.C.G.'   'NURAGHE LA PRISGIONA'   'CALA COTICCIO'   'PARCO NAZIONALE DELL'ARCIPELAGO DI LA MADDALENA'   'NURAGHE BODDO'   'SPIAGGIA RENA BIANCA'   'SPIAGGIA DI PALAU'   'CAPRICCIOLI'   'AREA ARCHEOLOGICA DEL NURAGHE LOELLE'   'SPIAGGIA LA CALETTA'   'NURAGHE RIU MULINU'   'TEMPIO PAUSANIA'   'GOLF CLUB: PEVERO'  

SARDEGNA


A journey sailing on an emerald sea among small and big coves with snow-white sand and this is Sardinia, an Island that strikes its visitors with natural contrasts, the lights and colours of a region that guards old traditions, amid wilderness and pure nature. Situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Sardinia is a mainly mountainous region, without high peaks, with a vast and charming, yet bittersweet, natural environment. In fact, the presence of man does not seem to affect this territory; great surfaces still preserve their natural composition, luxuriant woods with even millenary trees, small desert areas and marshes inhabited by deer, wild horses and rapacious birds. The sea reigns over this region with its colours and it creeps into the coves, along the coasts, the beaches and the most popular resorts. An example is the Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast) with its pearl, Porto Cervo, that combines the history and culture of a region that has old traditions with a joyful and colourful nightlife. Porto Cervo was named after its enchanting cove, which looks like the antlers of a deer; the Old Port is considered the best-equipped tourist port in the Mediterranean Sea. Porto Rotondo is also a famous location; it overlooks the wide Gulf of Cugnana and is full of villas and piazzas embedded in a splendid natural environment. Those who prefer the mountain to the sea can explore the area of Gennargentu, the greatest mountain range in Sardinia, with its peculiar landscape, where Man and Nature joined one another and decided that the latter should have the priority. This region is rich in flora and fauna, with its mouflons, golden eagles, Sardinian deer and several species that are now threatened with extinction. Among its wonders, Sardinia offers the visitor the Nuragic complexes scattered all over the territory. These are unique monuments in the world that testify an ancient culture, that remains partly mysterious, and that went from the fifteenth century to the sixteenth BC. The Nuragic constructions were built using great blocks of stone and develop around a central cone-shaped tower that transmits strength and power. These are archaeological sites where it is possible to grasp the archaic charm of ancient rituals and domestic life. Of these many constructions, the complex of Barumini, in the province of Cagliari, is among the sites in the UNESCO World Heritage list. The provinces of the region are: Cagliari (regional capital), Carbonia-Iglesias, Nuoro, Olbia-Tempio, Oristano, Medio Campidano, Sassari and Ogliastra.