Top things to do in Northern Gallura Coast

Top Choice Museum in Isola Caprera

Compendio Garibaldino

Giuseppe Garibaldi, professional revolutionary and all-round Italian hero, bought half of Caprera in 1855 (he got the rest 10 years later). He made it his home and refuge, the place he would return to after yet anot…
Top Choice National Park in Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Established in 1996, Parco Nazionale dell’Arcipelago di La Maddalena consists of seven main islands and several smaller granite islets off Sardinia's northeastern coast. Over the centuries the prevailing maestrale (…
Top Choice Sardinian in Santa Teresa di Gallura

Agriturismo Saltara

Natalia and Gian Mario welcome you warmly at this agriturismo, 10km south of town off the SP90 (follow signs up a dirt track). Tables are scenically positioned under the trees for a home-cooked feast. Wood-fired bre…
Island in Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Isola Budelli

This small island near the northwestern corner of the Maddalena archipelago is best known for its Spiaggia Rosa (Pink Beach), so-called because of the sand’s unique pink tinge. The beach is now protected and access …
Island in Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Isola Santa Maria

The most exciting part of a visit to Isola Santa Maria is the journey across the crystal-clear aquamarine waters that lap its southern shores – known as Porto della Madonna or Porto Madonna, this area is renowned as…
Seafood in Santa Teresa di Gallura

La Locanda dei Mori

Immersed in a country setting just off the main road 6km south of Santa Teresa, this lovely agriturismo spreads a sea of tables onto its open-air terrace each summer. Guests come from miles around for the Locanda's …
Beach in Santa Teresa di Gallura

Spiaggia Rena Bianca

The 'just like the Caribbean' comments come thick and fast when it comes to this bay – a glorious sweep of pale sand lapped by shallow, crystal-clear aquamarine water. From the eastern tip, a trail threads along the…
Island in Arcipelago di La Maddalena

Isola Spargi

West of Isola Maddalena, Isola Spargi is necklaced by sandy coves and inlets. One of the best is Cala Corsara, where the sea is topaz blue.
Sardinian in Isola Maddalena

Trattoria Vecchia Ilva

Buzzing with youthful energy and a welcoming vibe, this newly hatched restaurant breaks with its Mediterranean island surroundings, specialising in recipes from Sardinia’s mountainous interior. Fregola pasta with to…
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La Gritta

One for special occasions, La Gritta is a memorable place to dine. Floor-to-ceiling windows and a terrace allow you to take in the wondrous coastal scenery, while the superbly presented seafood combines modern techn…