Excursions

LA MADDALENA ARCHIPELAGO CRUISE

Unforgettable day boat to sail in the crystal waters of the most spectacular sea in Europe: the islands of La Maddalena Archipelago with their white sandy beaches edged with granite rocks and Mediterranean maquis.

Transfer to the port of Palau and departure aboard a boat equipped with every comfort. Long swimming breaks in the most beautiful islands of the Marine National Park: Spargi and Santa Maria and in the so-told Piscine di Venere – the pools of Venus. Also we can admire stretches of sea with the most incredible colors: Il Manto della Vergine - the Mantle of the Virgin, get close to the the Pink Beach of Budelli and the island of Razzoli. Overview navigation on board of a comfortable boat to see the northern Sardinia coast, the profile of the neighboring island of Corsica and the giant granite rock dell’orso - the Bear’s. The crew on board will prepare a tasty first course included in the price. Surprise snack on the way back.


LUNCH WITH THE SHEPHERDS AND BARBAGIA

A day with the most amazing emotions culminating in the famous typical lunch with Sardinian genuine products

We leave by coach for Barbagia surrounded by a beautiful nature, with intense aromas and rich flavors. After a brief visit to the Mamuthones masks in Mamoiada we head to Orgosolo, considered the island’s heart and symbol of Sardinian identity and its banditry, told by the famous murals. We will visit, along the streets, the open air gallery of murals telling universal stories. Free time. We will continue over Orgosolo, the beginning of the Supramonte, for a typically cooked roast pork, cheese, wine and grappa Cannonau Filuferru lunch with the shepherds in an oak forest. After lunch in a festive atmosphere, free shepherds show with the Unesco protected Tenores choral singing songs. Photos atr the lookout point and jorney back to the hotel.


ASINARA ISLAND

Visit to the Marine National Park island which gives the name to the Gulf of Asinara

Departure by bus from the hotel. Boarding in Porto Torres from where we reach the island by boat. Stop in Cala d'Oliva and free time for a swim or, alternatively, walk on the path from Fornelli to Cala D'Oliva, in the unspoilt nature and changing scenarios. Chance to meet the famous white donkey, symbol of the island, wild boar, horses and wild goats. Chance to visit the recovery center for sea turtles. Swim stops in more coves around the island and and chance to admire the most interesting local sites of historical and natural interest: the viewpoint of Cala Sant'Andrea, Punta Sa Nave, the Wildlife Observatory Center, the Austro-Hungarian Empire Ossuary, the small village of Cala d'Oliva where to dive for about two hours in the crystal clear waters of Cala dell'Ossario or Cala Sabina. Return scheduled at 17:00.


ALGHERO

Day to discover the capital of the Coral Riviera.

Transfer to Alghero: the Catalan center has become more important and the resort town an attraction and North West of the island. Also known by the nickname of Barceloneta, the city kept the original features of the medieval village built by the Maritime Republic of Genoa, with its walls on the sea which today have been transformed into a beautiful scenic trail to the marina.
Chance to visit the center of the village: the Cathedral with its towers and tiled domes and its renowned artisan shops of Alghero’s gold: red coral.
We suggest not to miss the opportunity to loose yourself along the dotted streets of nice shops, bars, ice cream parlors.


ON BOAT – THE MADDALENA ARCHIPELAGO

Unforgettable day boat to sail in the crystal waters of the most spectacular sea of Europe: the islands of the Maddalena Archipelago with its white sandy beaches fringed with granite rocks and maquis.

By own means to the port of Palau or Cannigione. Departure on board of a boat equipped with every comfort. Long swimming breaks in the most beautiful islands of the National Marine Park: Spargi and Santa Maria and in the so-told Piscine di Venere – the pools of Venus. Also we can admire stretches of sea with the most incredible colors: Il Manto della Vergine - the Mantle of the Virgin, get close to the the Pink Beach of Budelli and the island of Razzoli. Overview navigation on board of a comfortable boat to see the northern Sardinia coast, the profile of the neighboring island of Corsica and the giant granite rock dell’orso - the Bear’s. The crew on board will prepare a tasty first course included in the price. Surprise snack on the way back.


In case of failure to reach the minimum number of 20 participants the hotel might have to cancel the departure, resulting in repayment of the full amount or proposal of an alternative solution.
The pre-set program is subject to weather and optimal technical conditions: otherwise, in order to make the best possible success of the program with existing conditions, the hotel reserves the right to change the program or excursion day.
If the weather conditions do not allow the execution of the standard cruise in La Maddalena the excursion is to be considered carried out with at least 2 out of the 3 stops.
You should bring comfortable clothes, water, sunscreen, hat, camera and swimsuit.