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Italy’s famend cities like Rome, Florence and Milan captivate tens of millions, nevertheless, if you wish to escape the crowds then look no additional than this picturesque village.

The enchanting mediaeval village of Castelsardo which finds itself nestled amidst the Gulf of Asinara is among the most charming small cities in Northern Sardinia and is 251 miles away from the Italian capital.

The romantic fishing village dazzles guests with its emerald waters, stunning seashores and metropolis panorama.

Perched on the hill of St, Matthew sits Castello dei Doria, an historic church that dates again to the twelfth century. The fort offers a surprising piece of mediael historical past and the most effective half is that it’s admission free. The Doria household had it constructed as a part of their line of defense within the historic area of Anglona, Sardinia.

As you stroll via town centre you’ll discover conventional baskets hanging outdoors homes, these stunning decorations are widespread throughout Sardinia.

Be positive to make a journey to Padraladda seaside the place you may be amazed by the crystal clear waters. Here you possibly can participate in some water sports activities resembling windsurfing, kayaking or kitesurfing.

The coast beneath the historic centre of Castelsardo is lined with a pleasant path that provides unbelievable views. You can stroll the size of the path from the wood bridge, situated within the Citadel, or you possibly can stroll simply components of it.

With Castelsardo being a fishing village you will see that a variety of fish primarily based dishes. Some typical conventional dishes embody squid ink risotto, lobster served in Aragonese fashion and Sa Cassola di Castelsardo , which is a combined fish soup from the Gulf of Asinara.

During Easter a number of occasions devoted to native meals and crafts are organised to rejoice the holy interval.

Visitors can select to remain in cosy B&B’s or bigger resorts.

The nearest airport to Castelsardo is Alghero which is 29 miles away. Olbia airport can also be solely 41 miles away.