Eastern coast of Sardinia offers boundless sea, secluded beaches, romantic bays and bloody red rocks. Arbatax and Tortoli are two charming coastal towns, which accept visitors from all countries over the world in this part of Sardinia.
Arbatax’ heart is its square, like any ancient city’s is. Square of Arbatax bears name Scogli Rossi. On this quare from1992 takes place festival Rocce Rosse Blues. Such world stars as David Bowie, Goran Bregović, Lou Reed, Wilson Pickett always participate in the fest. There are beautiful and authentic cathedrals in Artabax, like Church of Virgin Mary and Church of Stella Maris.
Artabax is a port city, maritime gateway of Sardinia. It could serve as starting point both for joyful yacht trip and grand tour.
Tortoli is protected by Gennargentu mountains. Local climate is mild, mountains make a reliable shield against wind. That’s why people lived here from the most ancient periods of prehistory.
|GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION||Eastern coast of Sardinia, 135 km from Cagliari|
|NUMBER OF INHABITANTS||11 000 people|
Holiday of Saint Lucia
July, second week
Holiday of Madonna Stella Maris, patroness of the city of Arbatax and the sea. There will be a crowded funfair, excellent street food, processions with Madonna and fireworks
Holiday of San Salvatore. From Friday to Sunday will take place festal divine services, evenings of folklore music, dances with Sardinia accordion players, musical performances of local bands
Lido di Orrì
Bays of Orosei gulf: Cala Goloritzè