Two hours drive towards the south of Alghero will take you to the ancient jewel of Oristano. It may appear peaceful and tranquil, but it has witnessed brutal wars of Saracens and Romans. Moreover Oristano has gained its composure after centuries of struggle of survivor amidst the Sardinian kingdoms pining for glory.
Today, the town expresses elegance, with turquoise blue waters and soft-shaded sea side houses. The affectionate remains of the old city at the Torre di Mariano II in Piazza Roma, and meander through the calm streets to the statue of Eleanora d’ Arborea – the heroine of the island. This visionary lady and articulated various statutes which were followed for several centuries after her demise at the dawn of 15th century.
Sardinia is caught in a tug of war between Tunisia and Italy, it differs in traits with the other islands of the region and is surprisingly colorful. This island is berthed in the royal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea and gloats about extra-ordinary diving spots and numerous Roman ruins. Moreover some of the most delightful cuisines of Southern Europe are served here.
The walls will shout ‘Sardegna no est Italia!’ which means Sardinia is not East Italy and you dare not to take it for granted. It has a language of its own, an absolutely contradicting laid back atmosphere to the mainland Italy, African-tinged flowers, Indigenous cuisines and much more. Sardinia is non-conformist, rebellion, barbaric child of civilized Italy.
The rustic coastal town offers vistas of the crystalline waters. Its boulevards are sun-soaked and medieval archways are speckled all over it which pulls in droves of Italian vacationers with an intriguing sense. Get fascinated by the boutiques along Via Roma, be inspired by the showcase of red coral jewellery and meander around the cobblestoned street to honor the Cathedral di Santa Maria. Energize yourself with a mouth-watering pizza or a saffron permeated seafood risotto in one of the town’s classical restaurants.