Passengers who are journeying with a ferry to Santa Teresa di Gallura are about to arrive in a popular town in north Sardinia with awarded transparent waters!
Santa Teresa di Gallura is a small town of about 5.000 population but in the summer season it's rising to almost 15.000. Situated north in Sardinia and facing the famous strait of Bonifacio, Santa Terasa is one of the most well-known destinations on the island. Established in 1808 by King Vittorio Emanuele I, the king himself honored his wife Maria Teresa of Austria by giving the place her name. Visitors who are traveling by ferry to the destination Santa Teresa Gallura in Sardinia, will surely have a nice time staying and this beautiful town.
Firstly, the Church of San Vittorio in the historic old center with the colorful houses is probably the number one site you will see. There, in the central square (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele I), you can find many cafeterias, boutiques and bars to spend your time relaxing and enjoying your visit. Heading towards the sea and eastern of Rena Bianca Beach, the Longosardo tower which was built by a former Spanish king in the 16th century, is definitely a sight not to be missed. Getting there you can see the stunning view of Corsica and La Maddalena Archipelago and of course take some pictures.
S. T. di Gallura is very popular for its Blue Flag awarded beaches. The white-sanded with crystal clear water Rena Bianca beach is one among them and is located east of the island of Munichedda. Other great beaches are Rena di Ponente and Zia Columba - Rena di Levante which are situated in the Capo Testa peninsula (2kms away from the center). It is an ideal place for those who like trekking, kite surfing and swimming. The place there is a natural beauty with transparent waters and interesting rock formations. Parco di Puna Cuntessa is also included with its famous paths and landscapes, leading to the old military batteries of World War II. If someone wants privacy, the beaches Cala Spinosa, Cala Francese and Cala Grande are located where the 23 meter Valle Della Luna lighthouse is positioned as well. For snorkeling and diving lovers, there is no other place than the Bay of Santa Reparata.
Lastly, having fun and meeting with the locals can be accomplished by showing up in the many summer festivals taking place in Sardinia and in this case at S. T. di Gallura. Who can say no to wine, food and music combined in a magical atmosphere and in spectacular landscapes! The International Jazz Festival (Musica sulle Boche) is the event to observe, taking place every August and guesting many talented artists.
Make your Santa Teresa booking in advance in order to secure your ferry tickets and your vacation in Sardinia's coast.