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Top Choice Cave in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Grotta di Nettuno

Capo Caccia's principal crowd-puller is the Grotta di Nettuno, a haunting fairyland of stalactites and stalagmites. The easiest way to get to the caves is to take a ferry from Alghero, but for those with a head for …
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Le Prigionette Nature Reserve

This reserve, just west of Porto Conte at the base of Monte Timidone (361m), is a beautiful pocket of uncontaminated nature. Encompassing 12 sq km of woodland, aromatic macchia (Mediterranean scrub) and rocky coastl…
Top Choice Sardinian in Riviera del Corallo

Agriturismo Sa Mandra

This smart, beautifully maintained agriturismo serves fantastic farmhouse food, inspired by the culinary traditions of the mountainous Barbagia region, from where the owners hail. For vegetarians there's a dedicated…
Top Choice Sardinian in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Agriturismo Porticciolo

This welcoming agriturismo serves delicious home-grown fare in an echoing barn with timber beams and a huge fireplace. The set menus comprise hot and cold antipasti, two pasta dishes and porceddu (Sardinian roast po…
Viewpoint in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Viewpoint

For a view to remember, stop off at this viewing point a few hundred metres short of Capo Caccia, and look down at the full sweep of the Baia delle Ninfe beneath you. On the other side, a wave-buffeted rock known as…
Archaeological Site in Riviera del Corallo

Nuraghe di Palmavera

A few kilometres west of Fertilia on the SS127bis road to Porto Conte, the Nuraghe di Palmavera is a 3500-year-old nuraghic village. At its centre stands a limestone tower and an elliptical building with a secondary…
Archaeological Site in Riviera del Corallo

Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju

Some 10km northwest of Alghero, just off the SP42 to Porto Torres, lie the scattered burial chambers of the Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju. The 38 tombs carved into the sandstone rock, known as domus de janas (fairy hous…
Sardinian in Riviera del Corallo

Agriturismo Barbagia

With its folkloristic murals and farmhouse decor, this rustic agriturismo is a fine spot for an authentic Sardinian feast. Think starters of cheese, cured hams and marinated vegetables, malloredus (semolina dumpling…
Park in Porto Conte & Capo Caccia

Parco di Porto Conte

Much of the land around Porto Conte is protected as part of the Parco di Porto Conte. This regional nature park, one of only two in Sardinia, covers 60km of coastline and 53.5 sq km of an area once described by ocea…
Vineyard in Riviera del Corallo

Sella e Mosca

Sardinia's top wine producer has been based on this 650-hectare estate since 1899. To learn more about its history and production methods, join the free afternoon tour of the estate's historic cellars and lovingly t…