35 Beaches to explore in Italy
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Berchida is a town south of Siniscola, in the territory of the Baronie on the east coast of Sardinia, known above all for the homonymous beach. The beach, known for its beauty, is characterized by low or absent values of the main pollutants being assessed for the purity of the seas. The beach acts, among other things, as a barrier to the Rio Berchida, creating the homonymous pond richly populated by animal species, some of which are quite rare.
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.
Cala dei Gabbiani is a marvelous cove located in east Sardinia, about 18 kilometers south-east of Cala Gonone, and 12 kilometers north-east of Baunei. Gabbiani beach has a length of over 230 meters, and near the northern section it can get up to 50 meters wide. Compared to most coves on the jagged Ogliastra coast, that’s an unusually large stretch of sand.
Cala Domestica is one of the rare sandy bays along the stretch of coast between Buggerru and Masua and for this reason it hosted the boarding point for minerals from the Acquaresi and San Luigi mines until 1940. The mining activity is still testified today by the tunnels and by the warehouses for the mineral, obtained in the premises of a disused seventeenth-century tonnara. In front of the beach, on the limestone peninsula that turns to the south, the view is dominated by the Spanish tower that
Cala Goloritzé is a beach located in the municipal area of Baunei in the southern part of the Gulf of Orosei in the province of Nuoro. The beach, one of the most evocative in Sardinia, born from a landslide in 1962, is famous for the 143 meters high pinnacle overlooking the cove, also known to rock climbers for its sport climbing routes; the best known is the Symphony of the Windmills, opened by Manolo and Alessandro Gogna in the late seventies.
Cala Luna is a beach in the Gulf of Orosei, halfway between the towns of Dorgali and Baunei. The beach represents the mouth of a stream that marks the boundary of the municipalities of Dorgali and Baunei. The beach is characterized by the presence of some caves and inlets in the part in front of the shoreline, due to the erosion of the sea on the limestone rock. Cala Luna is famous for its beauty and particularity and has been used as a setting for the recording of some cinematographic films.
The bay of Cala Rossa is a high place for luxury tourism with an offer of upscale goods and the Grand Hotel Cala Rossa for lovers of starry cuisine at the water’s edge. It was one of the beautiful rocky coves which attracts a lot of tourists and also you can spend some nice time here.
Cala Sisine is a beach located in the territory of the municipality of Baunei , in the province of Nuoro . It is part of the coves present in the Gulf of Orosei . View of Cala Sisine The beach , about 200 m wide, represents the mouth of a small winter stream ( codula in Sardinian ) that descends from the nearby mountains of the Golgo plateau . It is made up of very white pebbles that stand out with the color of the water making it particularly clear and transparent.
The Calamosche beach is located between the archaeological remains of Eloro and the ' wildlife oasis of Vendicari. The charm of the beach is due to the variety of vegetation and the presence of an equally varied landscape: the small beach is in fact located between two rocky promontories which, in addition to ensuring that the sea is almost always calm, offer the visitor an unexpected beauty. Another feature of the beach is the presence of numerous ravines, caves, and caves in the two promontor
The Cape Carbonara is a rocky peninsula located in the municipality of Villasimius in the province of South Sardinia south-eastern Sardinia. Six kilometers from the city center and connected to the land by a sandy isthmus, it delimits the Gulf of Cagliari to the east. Its length is approximately 3.5 km and its maximum width is 1.8 km. Sights include the remains of a fortress on the western side, and the beaches Punta Molentis.
Punta Capo Cozzo is a granite promontory that divides a long sandy beach from a rocky one that is not suitable for swimming in the municipality of Zambrone in the province of Vibo Valentia. Known as an important nautical reference point, together with that of Capo Vaticano in the municipality of Ricadi which are part of the coast called Costa degli Dei or Costa Bella. Capo Cozzo is also known as the lion's rock due to the particular resemblance of a lion-shaped rock.
Capo Spartivento is a promontory in south-western Sardinia and constitutes the eastern limit of the Gulf of Teulada and the western limit of the Gulf of Cagliari. It is located about 5 km south-west of Chia in the municipality of Domus de Maria. The promontory is of granite constitution, and its highest point is located at 66 meters above sea level. To the east of the cape, there is the beautiful little beach of portu Simoni Gibudda, known as Cala Cipolla, surrounded by pine and juniper trees.
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
Capo Vaticano is an extensive promontuous, seaside, and flat town in the hamlet of San Nicolò, in the municipality of Ricadi, located between Pizzo Calabro and Nicotera, along the " Costa degli Dei ", a well-known stretch of the southern Tyrrhenian coast with a tourist vocation. The Capo Vaticano area is full of accommodation facilities equipped with entertainment services.
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
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.
Gulf of Orosei is a treasure trove for nature lovers: wild, romantic rocky beaches, some of which can only be accessed via idyllic footpaths – perfect for snorkelling, climbing, bathing and admiring. The Gulf of Orosei stretches 30 kilometres along the eastern coast of Sardinia, marked by the foothills of the Supramonte massif.
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.
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.
The Marina Piccola bay is the best beach spot in this area. It is on Capri's southern coast and can be reached by bus from the Piazzetta or by foot, following Via Roma to Due Golfi, then taking the stairs down Via Mulo. It's a pleasant route and only about a 15-minute walk.