Visit Alghero, Sardinia with Just Villas Direct
Alghero, Sardinia, is known throughout the world for its stunning beaches and characteristic old town centre it is fast becoming one of Europeís holiday hotspots and a favoured place for a holiday in Italy. It is an old fishing town sprawling out along the coast line, you can walk out the door and be on the beach or you stay in the Lido area. The Lido comes to life with a number of bars, restaurants and pizzerias either on the beach or in the area and when the sun goes down you can find live music and parties on the beach. For those who donít want to be on the beach and want to experience a little more during their holiday in Italy, then there is the old town which dates back to the 12th century, and the centre of which is truly something that must be seen to be fully appreciated. Porto Conte is a natural wildlife reserve that spreads across the island coast line definitely worth a visit. A number of Grotto's and other places of natural beauty are also visible across the island. The people looking to add a little culture to their holiday in Italy will not be disappointed as Sardinia with the many archaeological remains scattered all over the territory sprouts history from every pore. The Cagliari amphitheatre, which was built in the II century AD and was used for Roman Games, but today the amphitheatre is a centre for lyric and theatrical shows. The steps are carved almost completely in the rock taking advantage of the slanted ground.Cagliari is home to the football team Cagliari Calcio, winner of the Italian league championship in 1970, with the team led by one of the greatest Italian strikers of all times, Gigi Riva. For those who have enjoyed a previous holiday in Italy, staying in an excellent Italian hotel in Sardinia will prove to be a memorable experience which will call for a repeat visit.