Parco Naturale Molentargius Saline
Via la Palma, 09126 Cagliari CA, Italy
About Parco Naturale Molentargius Saline
The Molentargius-Saline regional natural park is a protected natural area of Sardinia established with regional law n. 5 of February 26, 1999. It is one of the most important wetlands in Europe. The Molentargius pond is recognized in the official lists of wetlands to be protected: it is classified as a Site of Community Importance.
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Monte Urpinu is an urban park of Cagliari, which is located in the homonymous district. For centuries dominated by wild nature, inhabited by animals such as foxes, hence the name Urpinu, which in Sardinian means Volpino, in the nineteenth century the owners, the Sanjust di Teulada, planted numerous Aleppo pines. Today the park extends for 350,000 m² with suggestive views over Cagliari and Campidano, the Molentargius pond, and the Poetto beach. Viale Europa runs along the ridge in all its lengt
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The Poetto is the main beach of Cagliari that stretches for about twelve kilometers, from Sella del Diavolo to the beginning of the coast of Quartu Sant'Elena which is called the Quartu beach. The beach in its extension, which goes from Marina Piccola to Margine Rosso, extends for about seven and a half kilometers between the territory of Cagliari and Quartu Sant'Elena. Poetto is an important tourist resort and one of the main places of summer nightlife in the city and in the vast area.
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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.