GREAT CAR HIRE DEALS IN OLBIA COSTA SMERALDA AIRPORT, SARDINIA
Olbia is sun, sea, fun, fashion and shopping, but also history, culture and nature.
Located in the north east of Sardinia, overlooking the crystal clear waters of the gulf with impressive view on the Tavolara island, only thirty kilometers from the charming Costa Smeralda, Olbia is the main access to millions of Italian and foreign tourists every season flock to the beautiful beaches of Sardinia.
The turquoise sea, the green of the Mediterranean, the yellow of her broom, the white of its beaches and its granite rocks, those visiting Olbia can not help being fascinated by its colors and its flavors.
The city of Olbia is the capital of the Gallura region of Sardinia as well as the main port and airport of Sardinia. A city of surprises, a maze of hidden corners to go slowly to find the traces of its past history, perhaps sipping a coffee on the premises of Piazza Margherita or enjoying a seada honey. There is a solemn Basilica of San Simplicio, patron saint of the city, a symbol of the medieval period and of early Christianity.
In the historical center, open-air museum of Roman and Medieval periods, instead there is Corso Umberto, with its magnificent palaces and many restaurants where you can taste a real fish fry or pasta with bottarga.
A dip in via Torino another story: here can admire the only part of the ancient walls of the Punic city founded in 350 BC about, restored and maintained even after the Roman conquest. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle dates back to the eighteenth century and the choir, the pulpit and the altar represent excellent examples of the art of wood the same period.
Do not miss the waterfront of Olbia, with palm trees, benches and the yacht club that they almost forget you're in Italy. Finally, the islet of Peddone, stands the impressive archaeological museum, which was built only in 2003, with its exhibitions and its annual exhibitions soon became the artistic heart of the city.
Fausto Noce Park is instead the green heart of the city, with its fountains, paths, life and the amphitheater is a favorite destination of the inhabitants of Olbia in the family to spend time relaxing.
After visiting Olbia to admire the beauty around the city or get lost in the wonderful road routes that the Sardinian island offers its visitors must rent a car, and go: to the north is the fashionable and glamorous Costa Smeralda, south the wild Sardinian coastline with its white sandy beaches and dense vegetation, such as Li Cuncheddi, a corner of Polynesia near Capo Ceraso, a few kilometers from the city, with its secluded beaches and goldfish swimming in the crystal clear waters.
In less than twenty kilometers from the city is Porto Rotondo, a town renowned for its international jet set. Taking the road 125 north you will reach Porto Cervo, Palau, La Maddalena island, arriving in less than 100 km to Santa Teresa, located at the north of Sardinia.
Renting a car be able to enjoy all the natural beauty of this magical land, and the promontory of Capo d'Orso, culminating in a large rock windswept.