Capo Caccia - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Capo Caccia
Capo Caccia is an imposing promontory of limestone located north-western tip of Sardinia, which overlooks the bay of Alghero, and the other limestone cliff cape of Alghero, Punta Giglio, encloses the great gulf of Porto Conte. There is the Capo Caccia weather station and, due to its position, it has a lighthouse, which thanks to its high position, 186 meters above sea level, is one of the most visible at a distance, about 34 miles, in all of Italy and the Mediterranean.
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0.55km from Capo Caccia
Neptune's Grotto is a stalactite cave near the town of Alghero on the island of Sardinia, Italy. The cave was discovered by local fishermen in the 18th century and has since developed into a popular tourist attraction. The grotto gets its name from the Roman god of the sea, Neptune. The grotto was formed about two million years ago: inside, you will see rooms with astounding karst formations, a white sandy beach and a huge underground lake.
Spiaggia di Mugoni
7.16km from Capo Caccia
The Mugoni beach is a beach of Sardinia North West located in the locality, in the territory of Alghero. It faces the bay of Porto Conte and is part of the Porto Conte Regional Natural Park, the entire bay of Porto Conto is an integral part of the Capo Caccia - Isola Piana marine protected area, therefore "hunting, capture, collection, damage and, in general, any activity that may constitute a danger or disturbance of animal and plant species, including the introduction of alien species.
7.68km from Capo Caccia
The Nuragic complex of Palmavera is an archaeological site located in the municipality of Alghero. It is classified as a "complex" nuraghe, ie made up of several towers joined together. The village was probably destroyed by fire at the end of the eighth century BC and was subsequently sporadically frequented in the Punic and Roman times, as evidenced by some ceramics found. The hills surrounding the site were defended by single-tower nuraghi, some of which are still in good condition today.
8.53km from Capo Caccia
Le Bombarde is a beach in north-western Sardinia located in the municipality of Alghero. It is about 3 km from Fertilia and about ten from Alghero. The beach is well known by both Sardinians and continental people. For this reason, for several years it has been necessary to build several bar-restaurant kiosks to meet the needs of bathers who do not stay in the hotel. Above the beach, there is paid parking for cars and motorbikes.
35.87km from Capo Caccia
The sanctuary of Monte d'Accoddi, also known as ziggurat of Monte d'Accoddy or Sardinian ziggurat, is a monument megalithic discovered in 1954 near the city of Sassari in Sardinia, 11 km of the road to Porto Torres. The monument, unique in the Mediterranean, was built in Sardinia in the second half of the fourth millennium BC. The monument was repeatedly completed. The last extensions of the temple were made in the era of the later Abealzu-Filigos culture.
Torre della Pelosa
45.75km from Capo Caccia
The Torre della Pelosa is a tower that is part of the complex of fortified structures which, from the early Middle Ages to the mid-nineteenth century, formed the defensive, sighting and communication system of the Sardinian coast . It is located on an islet between Isola Piana and Capo Falcone right at the entrance to the Asinara strait, a strategic position for controlling the traffic of boats that headed from the "outside sea" to the low and sandy coast of the gulf.
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Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy. The island attracts more than a million tourists from both Italy, from the rest of Europe, and, to a lesser degree, from the rest of the world. According to statistics, tourist arrivals in 2016 were 2.9 million people.
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