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Top Choice Seafood in Carloforte

Osteria Della Tonnara da Andrea

Located at the waterfront's southern end, this charming restaurant is one of the best places to taste the local tuna (though it's only available in the tuna-fishing season). Signature dishes include lasagnetta di to…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Isola di San Pietro

Capo Sandalo

The westernmost point of the island, Capo Sandalo is a superb vantage point, commanding breathtaking views down the cliff-bound coast. From the car park near the lighthouse, a marked trail (the Sentiero Rosso) heads…
Beach in Isola di San Pietro

Cala Fico

On the island's northwest coast, the rocky inlet of Cala Fico is one of the island's hidden beauty spots and, along with Isola del Corno, home to a nesting colony of Eleonora's falcons. The bay, resembling a tiny fj…
Seafood in Carloforte

Al Tonno di Corsa

With its summery dining rooms and terrace overlooking Carloforte's rooftops, this refined restaurant specialises in fresh seafood. The star of the menu is the local tuna, which appears in various guises – smoked, gr…
Tapas in Carloforte

Güštèn

For a change in atmosphere, head to Güštèn, a recently opened eatery and wine-bar. A good-looking place with exposed stone walls, chandeliers and an L-shaped bar, it takes a casual, contemporary approach with relaxe…
Ristorante in Carloforte

Da Nicolo

A bastion of San Pietro cuisine, this island institution sits in elegant splendour on the seafront. Tables are laid out with starched formality in a glass pavilion, ready for diners who come to try sophisticated dis…
Viewpoint in Isola di San Pietro

La Punta

A quick 5.5km drive north of Carloforte brings you to La Punta, a desolate, windswept point with sea views over to the offshore Isola Piana. In May and June crowds gather to witness the mattanza, the seasonal tuna s…
Seafood in Carloforte

Ristorante L'Oasi

Dig into honest, home-style island cooking at this friendly unpretentious restaurant. The menu, like many on the island, focuses on classic tuna and shellfish dishes, while the ambience is pleasantly rustic with exp…
Food & Drink in Isola di San Pietro

Girotonno

Dedicated to the tuna catch of the mattanza, the island's main annual event features cooking competitions, tastings, seminars, concerts and various nautical-themed events. It's held over four days in late May or Jun…
Cafe in Carloforte

Bar Napoleone

The most popular of the bars lining Carloforte's palm-lined seafront. Its pavement tables are a top spot to hang out over an early evening sundowner and lap up the holiday atmosphere.