The islands of Sardinia

Along the beautiful Sardinian coast there are several islands and islets of various sizes, some uninhabited, but always beautiful.

L 'Archipelago de La Maddalena, off the Costa Smeralda, comprises 7 largest islands, fifteen hundred islets and rocks outcrops that are distinguished by the beauty of their coastline and their nature. La Maddalena, on the same name, is the only center of the archipelago, the other Caprera islands are known for being the place where he finished his days Giuseppe Garibaldi, along with Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and Razzoli.

L 'dell'Asinara island, once used as a prison maximum safety, it is now the headquarters of the National Park dell'Asinara which houses un'ottantina wildlife including the 'white donkey, the symbol of the island. L 'Isle of Tavolara, entrance to the Gulf of Olbia, is one of the most interesting of the Mediterranean for the lovers of diving, with its numerous archaeological sites underwater.

To the south of Sardinia are Finally, the islands of S. Antioco and San Pietro, along with 'Piana island. L 'Isle of Sant'Antioco, with its many beaches and reefs, home to the Archaeological Museum, the most important exhibition of Phoenician-Punic culture in the Mediterranean, and the Basilica of S., one of the first Christian churches in the Mediterranean and one of three oldest churches of Sardinia.

L 'isola di San Pietro is characterized by the presence of inlets, cliffs and caves, such as Punta geese and Nasca; particularly striking are the Trogiu, a natural swimming pool in the middle of the rocks, Calavinagra, perhaps the most beautiful fjord in the north-west, and Calaf, a deep inlet between two narrow walls of white rock. The island is home to the 'Oasis LIPU Carloforte, an important place for nesting and stopover for many species of birds, including the Queen of Falco.

L 'isola Plains, finally, offers an exceptionally clear sea and particularly suited to water sports, sailing and fishing.