A jewel of nature, a paradise on earth, a dream with open eyes … you can call it in many waysLa Maddalena Archipelago.
To the north-east of Sardinia, composed of approx 60 islets of various sizes, off the Costa Smeralda, it is a real one wonder of the Mediterranean: 180 km of coasts, in which sea and land intertwine creating landscapes of priceless beauty.
Separated from Corsica by the Bocche di Bonifacio, it is a unique place in the world panorama as for the charm of the color games that the sea can give to its visitors.
It is also a geomarine park consisting of the whole surrounding marine area, and the myriad of islands and islets. Beyond La Maddalena: Caprera, Santo Stefano, Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and Razzoli they are the largest and most famous.
La Maddalena it is also one small town of approximately 11,000 inhabitants. Its history is quite recent: less than 300 years pulsating vitality in the colorful facades of the buildings and in the very narrow streets of the center.
A bridge connects the main island of the Archipelago toisland of Caprera, another natural gem famous for the presence of the Compendio Garibaldino, the residence in which the patriot spent the final phase of his life.
The sea, always in different shades, from intense blue to more crystalline shades, bathes islands with jagged coasts, distinguished by the granite rocks sculpted by the wind. Sand grains paint fine white beaches. And finally, in the Archipelago there is a beach protected by pink hues that takes the name of precisely Rosa beach.
If you want to go diving in these prodigious waters of the Archipelago, the best solution is to rent a boat tour. Mostly departing from Palau, there are many experiences on board that allow you to spend an extreme day Relax but also of fun and discovery.
From motorships, with greater capacity, cheaper and suitable for large families, to sailing, charter, vintage sailing or catamaran tour. More intimate and sophisticated solutions, which also include a tasty typical lunch, usually based on the catch of the day, to be consumed on board. The routes, always different, will do stop at the most beautiful beaches, and thanks to the experienced skippers, you will discover many anecdotes and curiosities.
For those who also want to combine a tour on the mainland, and give a touch of originality to his holiday, a panoramic tour along the coast in Ape Calessino, from Olbia to the tourist port of Cannigione, where to embark and then explore theLa Maddalena Archipelago.
If you are in vacation in Sardinia, and above all you are passing through the north of the island, you cannot deprive yourself of visiting theLa Maddalena Archipelago. We have given you suggestions but no description, even if it came from the pen of a fine writer, can approach the wonder of going to visit it in person!
Excursions and Info – La Maddalena Archipelago
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