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This archaeological museum is perhaps with that of Cagliari the most important in Sardinia. Here every important find in northern Sardinia has been gathered, from the earliest prehistory to the middle ages it shows the changes through time in pottery, metal and stone objects that have accompanied the Sardinians in their past..
This famous church has been built in 1116 in tuscan-pisan style, around the church the remains of the monastery of the order of Camaldolese. Inside the church in the apse a fresco painting with saints..
The prehistoric necropolis of Anghelu Ruju is one of the largest in northern Sardinia. There are about 38 prehistoric graves similar to Domus de Janas, artifical rock cut chambers. The necropolis is situated near the airport of Alghero in the middle of the historic and fertile region of the Nurra..
Nuraghe Palmavera is a complex nuraghe surrounded by a nuragic village. It is located at the foot of the mountain, near the sea along the road from Alghero to Porto Conte. It is one of the famous nuraghi of Sardinia where extensive archaeological research has been performed..
Fertilia has been built after the draining of the marshes near Alghero in the years between the two world wars. After the Second World War it became the home of displaced families from Istria and Dalmatia. Nearby lies the airport of Alghero, named after Fertilia. ...
Alghero is called Alguer in the local catalan dialect which is still spoken in that part of Sardinia. It has preserved much of the historic walls, the narrow streets and the fishermans port, retaining much of it's characteristics and attractiveness as a mediterranean town. .
The church of San Pietro di Sorres was built between 1170 and 1200 as a cathedral for the medieval town of Sorres. The church has a bichrome facade with dark basalt and light limestone. In the fifteenth century the town of Sorres was abandoned and the church would remain in disuse until in 1950 Benedictine monks rebuilt the church and built a monastery. ...
Nuraghe Santu Antine can be considered one of the most fascinating bronze age constructions of Nuragic Sardinia. The nuraghe consists of one central tower and three additional towers, long corridors and a central courtyard with a waterwell. Around the nuraghe the remains of a nuragic village can be seen, occupied well into the roman period..
Lido - Alghero (SS)
The Lido of Alghero, the beach nearest to the old town.
Mariapia - Alghero (SS)
The long beach of Mariapia and the pinetrees.
Fertilia - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Fertilia.
Calabona - Alghero (SS)
The small beach of Calabona.
Punta Negra - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Punta Negra, a small beach near Fertilia.
Il Rosso - Alghero (SS)
A very small beach, Il Rosso.
I Piastroni - Alghero (SS)
A rocky beach with crystal clear water.
Le Bombarde - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Le Bombarde, one of the finest..
Cala dei Pini - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Cala dei Pini.
Torre del Lazzaretto - Alghero (SS)
The beach of the Torre del Lazzaretto, near the spanish tower.
Lazzaretto - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Lazzaretto.
Cala Monte Tundu - Alghero (SS)
The rocky beach of Cala Monte Tundu.
Baia delle Ninfe - Alghero (SS)
The beach of Baia delle Ninfe.
La Bramassa - Alghero (SS)
A very small sandy beach, La Bramassa, difficult to reach.
La Speranza - Villanova Monteleone (SS)
The beach of La Speranza.
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