Welcome to Bonifacio

It’s down by the port where much of Bonifacio’s tourist trade is concentrated, including ferries across to nearby Sardinia, boat tours to Corsica’s southerly beaches and the Îles Lavezzi, and a busy clutch of bars, clubs and brasseries along the quayside. The old city, though, is what truly lingers in the mind, a ravishingly romantic web of alleyways lined by ramshackle medieval houses and chapels with faded pastel plasterwork.

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$604.52 Private & Custom Tours

Cagliari: Amazing Corsica, French Island Private Tour

Live a unique and fascinating experience traveling through the sardinian country side towards the french island. Departing from Cagliari we will travel for about 4 hours to reach the port of Santa Teresa where we will get the ferry to Corsica Island. We will spend one night in Bonifacio and one night in Ajaccio before we come back to Sardinia. Discover Ajaccio, the Napoleon's home town, visit Napolen's house, have fun by the Ajaccio Casino, enjoy the french omelette and all the corsican culture, visit the little town of Bonifacio, walk through the little charming streets of the historical center. Your local guide will be keen to make the tour as personal as possible. He will assist you with his expertise and recall interesting anecdotes for you before come back to your hotel.

$64.81 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Boat Trip to La Maddalena Archipelago from Santa Teresa di Gallura

Departure every day from the port of Santa Teresa Gallura at 9:15 am.Panoramic tour starts from the strait of Bonifacio to Budelli Island with it's famous and protected beach called “Spiaggia Rosa” translated to English “The Pink Beach”.During the navigation, the captain will tell you about the natural beauty of archipelago of ‘La Maddalena’ so do not forget your camera to take some beautiful pictures of the natural park.During the day we plan to visit Santa Maria island, Spargi Island where it will be possible to swim and sun-bath.We will stop at La Maddalena Island where you will visit the historic old village and the traditional souvenir shops.At 12.00 it will be time for lunch on board with the following menu: Pasta – Pennette alla marinara.On the return trip, we will plan a panoramic view next of another beautiful places called Cala Sambuco, La Marmorata, Gabbiani Island and Rena Bianca beach (the principal beach of Santa Teresa Gallura ) where you will be able to for the last swim of the tour ( if we will have enough time and if the weather is good).At 17:00 we will arrive at Santa Teresa Gallura port where our boat trip will end.

$64.81 Walking & Biking Tours

Bike Tour Seven beaches tour northern Sardinia

The sea is the undisputed star at Santa Teresa Gallura, a town of about 5,000 inhabitants that in the summer swells to include tens of thousands of tourists who enliven it with aperitifs in chic bars and live music. It looks out over the rocky shore of Bonifacio and was founded in 1808 by King Vittorio Emanuele I of Savoy on the site where the village of Longosardo (or Longone) once stood, then renamed after his wife, Maria Teresa. The town’s edge follows that of two inlets: Porto Longone to the east, where the tourist harbour is, and the bay of Rena Bianca to the west, a stretch of ultra-fine, brilliantly coloured sand located just a short walk from the town’s main square. The crystalline waters here sparkle with a thousand hues, proud recipient of the FEE’s Blue Flag of excellence. Above it rises the historic Longosardo Tower, built at the behest of King Philip II of Spain in the XVI century. There are a variety of other lovely beaches for you to enjoy: the wide La Marmorata, the picturesque Cala Balcaccia and Santa Reparata, known for its particularly clean water and rocky shore, ideal for diving. Heading westwards you’ll come across Capo Testa, the northernmost extremity of Sardinia. Along the isthmus that links the peninsula-promontory to the island are two gorgeous beaches: Rena di Ponente and Rena di Levante. Depending on how the wind is blowing, you can enjoy a calm sea at one or the other. From the western beach you can reach Capicciolu (or the “Beach of Auntie Colombo”) covered in warm golden sand. Here (perhaps) ancient Tibula (and its harbour) once rose, the docks from which ships laden with granite to adorn the palazzos of ancient Rome departed. At the western edge of the cape is the spectacular Cala Lunga - Valle della Luna, the symbol of Santa Teresa Gallura: hidden coves protected by high granite walls shaped by nature. It is the setting for the magical Musiche sulle Bocche music festival, even more beautiful in the soft light of the full moon. When you head towards Palau you will find the natural granite pools of the Valle dell’Erica, the long Porto Liscia-Sciumara, where surfing reigns supreme, and the enchanting peacefulness of the Conca Verde. The splendid copper dome of the XX century church built over the remains of a smaller medieval one glimmers in a romantic stand of pine trees three kilometres out of town. Don’t miss the Batteria Ferrero, the remains of a WWII fortress compete with artillery positions, bunker, garrison and mines. The most interesting remains, are the Nuragic ones: Lu Brandali and sa Testa.