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Valle della Luna
1.11km from Capo Testa
Cala Grande is a small valley, about 500 m long, located in the western area of the Capo Testa promontory, in the municipality of Santa Teresa Gallura, in Sardinia. "Valley of the Moon" is the name given to this place around the '60s by a hippy community. It is characterized by the presence on both sides of the valley of granite rocks with unusual shapes which, although not unlike those present in the rest of the promontory, here form a straight valley that runs down to the sea.
Strait of Bonifacio
9.37km from Capo Testa
The Strait of Bonifacio is an international strait separating Sardinia from Corsica. Located in the south of Corsica the commune of Bonifacio. The strait is notorious among sailors for its weather, currents, shoals, and other obstacles. This urbanized area is currently a natural reserve and niche tourist destination, popular internationally as a diving location. Its maximum depth is 100 metres.
14.19km from Capo Testa
The Cap de Pertusato is the southernmost point of Corsica. It is a high limestone plateau with an area of 6010 ha, with a maximum altitude of 95 meters and a minimum of –50 meters. Among the peculiarities on the cliffs, we will notice the lapiazs : limestone surfaces dug with grooves and channels a few centimeters wide and separated by limestone blades. One of the natural locations where you can see the nature's wonder.
14.41km from Capo Testa
A famous majestic lighthouse with a size of 16.5 m, masonry stone walls, overlooking a rectangular-shaped building overlooking the sea to a height of 99.50 m. Phare de Pertusato is automated, not guarded, and not open to visitors. Walk along the cliffs of Bonifacio to the Pertusato lighthouse offers really stunning views back towards the town and out over the Straits towards Sardinia.
14.51km from Capo Testa
L'Isuledda is an area of about 180,000 m², almost totally surrounded by the sea, joined to the mainland by an isthmus of sandy soil, and is, therefore, a peninsula. Administratively it is part of the municipality of Palau and is located near the towns of Porto Pollo and Barrabisa. L'Isuledda overlooks the protected marine park of the La Maddalena Archipelago, in turn part of the Marine Mammal Sanctuary.
Golf de Spérone
15.51km from Capo Testa
The Sperone golf course is an 80-hectare golf course located in the town of Bonifacio, in the territorial community of Corsica. It was created in the early 1960s by Jacques Dewez, a former fighter pilot passionate about motorsport, recycled in real estate. An archaeological site of 4 hectares, including a vast Roman villa and a dry dock, is present not far from the golf course.
Arcipelago di La Maddalena National Park
20.91km from Capo Testa
The La Maddalena Archipelago National Park is a geomarine park established in 1994. The park covers a land area of 5,100 hectares and a marine surface of 15,046 hectares , on a front of 180 km of coastline, extending from the Strait of Bonifacio and including all the islands belonging to the Archipelago of La Maddalena and also The Park's includes some beautiful beaches.
Plage de Balistra
22.98km from Capo Testa
The Balistra pond is a lagoon in Corse-du-Sud located north-east of Bonifacio, extending over 99 hectares. This pond is located north of the Gulf of Santa Manza , at the mouth of the Francolu stream. It is home to many species of birds such as great cormorants, diving ducks and great crested grebes. The pond is located in a wild area covered with scrub where one can observe the Hermann's tortoise and so more.
23.59km from Capo Testa
The Maddalena Archipelago is located on the north-western coast of Sardinia, off the Costa Smeralda. It consists of 7 major islands (La Maddalena, Caprera, Budelli, Santo Stefano, Santa Maria, Spargi, Razzoli) and other smaller islands surrounded by the beautiful clear and transparent sea. It is a popular tourist destination especially among boaters. In 2006 it was placed on the tentative list for consideration as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Giants' grave of Coddu Vecchiu
27km from Capo Testa
GIANTS’ GRAVES, OR TOMBA DEI giganti, are megalithic gallery graves that were used as public tombs during the Bronze Age. The tombs are made of a central stele, a stone or wooden slab, which has a hole cut into it that functions as the entrance. It was built in local granite between 1800 and 1600 BC and renovated between 1600 and 1300 BC. It has a gallery approximately ten meters tall and four meters wide.
Nuraghe La Prisgiona
27.55km from Capo Testa
The nuraghe La Prisgiona is a nuragic archaeological site, located in the Capichera valley in the municipality of Arzachena, in the province of Sassari. The complex consists of a nuraghe and a village of about 90-100 huts, spread over five hectares. Due to its large extension and the number of buildings, the site is considered unique in the Gallura nuragic context. Nearby is also the tomb of the giants of Coddu Vecchiu.
Spiaggia di Li Cossi
28.23km from Capo Testa
Li Cossi beach belongs to some of the most famous beaches of north Sardinia. Enclosed in a natural amphitheater of granite rocks, the beach has a length of just 80 meters but can be up to 70 meters wide, reaching all the way back to the riverbed. It's a great spot for taking pictures of the sunset as Li Cossi faces due west.
33.97km from Capo Testa
The Costa Smeralda is a coastal stretch of Gallura in the north-east of Sardinia, which extends for 55 kilometers. The expression indicates the stretch of the coast of Arzachena, in the province of Sassari, which extends from Capo Ferro - located just north of Porto Cervo - to the Gulf of Cugnana, at the beginning of the territory municipal of Olbia, at the beach of Rena Bianca Portisco.
Plage de Roccapina
34km from Capo Testa
Roccapina is a cape located south of the western coastline of Corsica. On both sides of the cape, there are remarkable beaches: the large Erbaju beach to the north, the beach of Roccapina cove to the south. At the southern end of it is the mouth of the Vangone stream. The rocky point, the highest point of which is at an altitude of 144 m, is remarkable for the spectacle it offers to the visitor. One of the nice location where you can spend some nice time in the middle of natural beauty.
37.11km from Capo Testa
Capriccioli is a famous seaside resort on the Costa Smeralda, in the municipality of Arzachena, in Sardinia. Its two beaches, divided by a passage of granite rocks, are of fine white sand, easily accessible and served by a large parking lot. During the summer they are the destination of hundreds of vacationers attracted by the beauty of the place which is immersed in Mediterranean scrub and enriched by the view of the islands of Mortorio, Soffi, and Camere, islands included in the Maddalena Arc
38.12km from Capo Testa
Palombaggia is a locality located in the town of Porto-Vecchio in Corse-du-Sud between the hamlets of Picovaggia and Bocca dell'Oro. Its white sand beaches framed by red rocks, bordered by umbrella pines , facing the Cerbicale Islands , are considered to be among the most beautiful in Corsica .
38.66km from Capo Testa
The Cerbicale Islands constitute a small archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea located in Corse-du-Sud, in the town of Porto-Vecchio, off the Punta Cerbicale. Since 1999, they have belonged to the Bouches de Bonifacio Reserve, which is the largest reserve in mainland France. To preserve the richness of the avian and underwater fauna, the Cerbicale Islands were set up as a nature reserve in 1981.
43.21km from Capo Testa
The Coghinas is the most important river in the province of Sassari and with a length of 116 km it is the third river in Sardinia after the Tirso and the Flumendosa , however, being the 2nd for basin width after the Tirso and the 2nd after the Flumendosa for average water flow. A dam of its course near the Muzzone strait, by means of a dam 185 meters long and 58 wide, forms the homonymous basin, Lake Coghinas , which has a capacity of 254 million cubic meters of water.
43.37km from Capo Testa
The Monte Limbara is a mountain range located in the Sardinia north-east. Located in the municipalities of Tempio Pausania, Calangianus, Oschiri, Berchidda, of granite nature, it represents the border between the historical and geographical regions of Gallura to the north and Logudoro to the south. Characterized by modeled peaks, in the past, it housed a USAF radio base, while the highest peak, Punta Balistreri, rises to an altitude of 1,359 meters above sea level. Work is underway for the estab
Golfo di Marinella
43.62km from Capo Testa
Marinella is a gulf located a few kilometers from the tourist village of Porto Rotondo, in the municipal area of Olbia, north-eastern Sardinia, consisting of a long beach of fine sand. It is a bay used for pleasure boating; in the gulf, there are two marinas, Porto Marana, which falls within the municipal area of Golfo Aranci, and Palumbalza. The bay, thanks to its orientation, is sheltered from the mistral, predominant wind in Sardinia, and from the winds of the third and fourth sector of the
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Capo Testa is a small peninsula located in the north of Sardinia, a few kilometers from Santa Teresa di Gallura. It overlooks the Bocche di Bonifacio and is connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, along which two beaches extend. The promontory is made up of the typical Gallura granite rocks eroded by the wind and has a perimeter of about ten kilometers. On the promontory of Capo Testa, there is a lighthouse of fundamental importance for navigation in the stretch of sea of the Bocche di