Ancient city of Alghero, a center of “CoralRiviera” stretches itself over the north-western part of Sardinia. It’s a city with specific Catalan spirit, baroque temples, narrow winding streets and convoluted wrought-iron balconies. Catalan language and traditions have persisted in Alghero till today. The city’s inhabitants call Alghero “Barcelonata”, which means “small Barcelona”.
|GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION||north-western coast of Sardinia, 250 km to Cagliari, 90 km to Olbia|
|NUMBER OF INHABITANTS||42289|
|YEAR OF FOUNDATION||1102|
Celebration of New Year. Sardinia likes celebrating New Year in Alghero. For the whole month dances, carnivals and festivities last on the streets.
MARCH - APRIL
Tasting of sea urchins. According to the locals’ beliefs sea urchins strengthen immunity and help to get through any life’s trial.
Holiday of Alghero’s saint patron San Michele. At the end of September the city’s streets are transformed into stage sets. There are lots of colors, music, singings and fun.
LIDO DI ALGHERO, LE BOMBARDE, IL LAZZARETTO, PORTO FERRO, CALA TRAMARIGLIO, MUGONI, BARIA DI CORTE, TORRE DEL PORTICCIOLO.