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Maddalena Archipelago

At first sight at mysterious and picturesque rocks of La Maddalena Archipelago, which make a striking contrast with crystal-clear azure sea a tale of biblical Eden automatically comes to mind. This chain of islands of different size is located near north-eastern coast of Sardinia and attracts attention of travelers who seek solitude and try to reach harmony with nature. As for despite the close proximity of civilization the archipelago still makes a part of untouched nature, almost not affected with human activity.

Out of more than 60 islands of Maddalena only La Maddalena, Razzoli, Santa Maria, Caprera, Budelli, Spargi and Santo Stefano are large and peopled. The archipelago is located in Strait of Bonifacio, which divides Corsica from Sardinia.

Basic facts

PROVINCE OF Olbia-Tempio
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION Near north-eastern coast of Sardinia, 123 km to Sassari, 48 km to Olbia, 150 km to Nuoro, 302 km to Cagliari

Public holidays and popular events

  • July 20-22

    Public festivities in honor of Mary Magdalene, saint patroness of the island’s capital

  • Market  day


  • Main shopping streets

    Italian street, September 20 street, Giuseppe Garibaldi street

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  • Cala Spalmatore
  • Testa del Polpo
  • Monte d’Arena on Maddalena
  • Spiaggia Rosa on Budelli
  • Cala Coticciu
  • Brigantina and Portese on Caprera
  • Cala Corsara and Cala Granara on Spargi
  • Cala Lunga on Razzioli
  • Cala Santa Maria on Santa Maria island
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