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Total rating of Aggius

4.7 out of 5 (3 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Aggius 

  • 5.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 01/09/2016, travel period: August 2015

    “Typical mountain village with a very good cuisine and 2 x Museum, baker, butcher, greengrocer and several cafes.”

    This review has been given for property no. 393434 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 22/08/2012, travel period: August 2012

    “Pretty good location for visiting the area if a little eccentric. Quiet village almost too and beautiful surrounding landscape. Well stocked with very friendly merchants as in the whole of Sardinia.”

    This review has been given for property no. 393434 The review of the location has been automatically translated from French. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 16/08/2012

    “Great nature around, nice place to stay”

    This review has been given for property no. 495934


This is how holiday rental owners described Aggius

Aggius was awarded the Orange Flag – a mark of quality environmental tourism in inland Italy - by the Touring Club Italiano in 2005. It is moreover part of the Borghi Autentici d’Italia Association. Aggius is plunged in a characteristic natural background with the granite as main component of churches, ...
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bell towers and houses in the ancient town, and we can find it in the peculiar shapes of the Moon Valley crests. In this magic place it’s easy to find the main traces of the first settlements in this territory: the caves used during the Neolithic as habitations and burial or places of worship, the megalithic monuments of the nuragic age and little medieval churches. The old town centre is one of the most ancient in Gallura, last repository of century old traditions, in singing and dancing, in weaving and hand crafted making of cork, iron and granite. Aggius is the only one place in his territory to hand down uses and traditions untouched: the choral singing “a tasgja” of ancient choruses, housed and defined by Gabriele D’Annunzio “old as dawn”.

The art of weaving on old tambours is kept alive: skilled hands create charming carpets and tapestries with natural colors, prepared with herbal and berries.

From Aggius is possible to reach easily the most beautiful Sardiania’s beaches and carry out a large number of activities offered by the territory, among which a visit to the natural thermal baths, archeological and naturalistic routes, tennis courts, trekking and horse-riding; the discovery of charming typical markets; participation to cultural events, typical of the Sardinian tradition.

Here are 10 tips to explore an island that is almost a continent.

About what to see and to do in the Gallura region and in Aggius we are spoiled for choice . We offer you 10 tips that you can enjoy in all seasons.
1. Come and experience in Aggius the life of an authentic Sardinian village: drink water from fountains, tastes the typical whole grain bread with tasty meats and cheeses from sheep and goats accompanied by bitter of arbutus honey and a glass of fresh wine Vermentino .

2. Discover a different beach every day, explores (cycling or walking) the trails of Mount Limbara and the Valley of the Moon.

3. Cross uncontaminated Gallura Region from the mountains of Tempio Pausania to the sea of Palau with the old Green Train.

4. Excited in front of the Ancient Olive Trees: magnificent olive trees of more than 4,000 years old.

5. Immerse yourself in the religious traditions of our village participating in the processions of Holy Week and visit MEOC, the largest ethnographic museum of Sardinia and the Museum of Banditry and Legality, unique place in the whole island.

6. Enjoy dining at the restaurant Il Mosto in agreement with La Vignaredda and taste the "Soup of Gallura," delicious baked dish typical of Gallura.

7. If you love tasting new wines walk the Road of Vermentino di Gallura DOCG and enjoy guided tours in the most beautiful local wineries.

8. Visit Nuraghes: mysterious towers over 3500 years old, unique in the whole Mediterranean basin and perhaps connected with the mythical Atlantis.

9. If street markets are your passion on Tuesday jump to farmers market in Tempio for buying fine cheeses, meats and vegetables and on Thursday at the liveliest market in San Pantaleo, a picturesque village where you will find a great selection of clothes, fabrics, art objects and craft.

10. To be done definitely: a day on a sailboat navigating the extraordinary islands of La Maddalena Archipelago.

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A holiday home on Sardinia

The beautiful Sardinia is after Sicily the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. atraveo offers you a wide selection of more than 3,900 holiday apartments and houses: Whether a small house close to the coast, a large luxury villa with several bedrooms and many amenities such as a pool or a cosy apartment for a romantic holiday for two. – on Sardinia everyone will find the perfect accommodation. When looking for your holiday home you can also look at the ratings of some of the houses made by atraveo holiday makers.

Sardinia is part of Italy and separated from the mainland by the Tyrrhenian Sea. Several ferry links connect the paradise-like island with Italian ports. Only a few kilometres to the north lies the French island Corsica. This is an ideal destination for a day trip. Alternatively atraveo offers a large selection of holiday homes on Corsica.

Heavenly beach vacation on Sardinia

The most important criteria for holiday makers on Sardinia are sun, beach and recreation. Numerous beautiful natural beaches shape the 1,800 kilometre long coastline of Sardinia and the azure blue sea provides a heavenly backdrop. The most beautiful beaches include those of the Costa Smeralda in the province Olbia-Tempio towards the north east of the island. Between Palau and Olbia many small bays with white sandy beaches are hidden between long stretched granite rocks. Here the villages Porto Cervo und Porto Rotondo are regarded as Europe’s best holiday domiciles. As each year national and international celebrities gather here for their summer holiday it is clear that properties will come at a price. Considerably less pricy and equally attractive is the Costa Rei along the eastern coast of Sardinia. The small bays and the long sandy beaches of the coastal area north of Sant'Elmo guarantee relaxing sun baths as well as entertainment including a wide range of water sports. Costa Paradiso is situated in the north of Sardinia lies and the name says it all. Many small bays are hidden between the red cliffs.

Discover from a holiday home the area away from the beaches

Enough of sun bathing at the beach? Then you could go and discover the sights of Sardinia. For example you could visit the many picturesque towns and villages, such as the capital Cagliari in the south or Sassari on the north side of the island. Discover the natural sights of the enchanting landscape such as the countless limestone caves and grottos or the red rocks of Arbatax. Or visit the mysterious towers of the Nuraghen culture which lived on the island in pre-Christian times. Especially worth seeing is the Su Nuraxi complex in the province Medio Campidano. Also worthwhile is a trip to the rugged Gennargenta Mountains in the heartland of the island. The island’s highest peak is the 1,834 metre high Punta la Marmona and can even be reached by ski lift so that during appropriate weather conditions you can swap the beach with the snow. Generally the island is ideal for an active vacation with discoveries and excursions possible throughout the year. Away from the main streets there are various great hiking and mountain bike tours available. You are able to explore beautiful beaches which can only be reached via farm lanes and the additional benefit is the places are secluded providing a charming ambience. Also worth a visit is the neighbouring French island Corsica which is just 12 kilometres to the north. Ferries regularly operate from Santa Teresa Gallura to Bonifacio and from Palau to Porto-Vecchio.

Travel and mobility on the ground on Sardinia

You can either travel by plane or ship to Sardinia. Those who want to travel with their own car can choose one of the ferries that operate between the Italian mainland and Porto Torres, Olbia, Arbatax and Cagliari on Sardinia. Ports on the mainland include Genoa at the Ligurian Riviera, Livorno in Tuscany and Civitavecchia near Rome. Air passengers can choose between the airports Cagliari, Olbia and Arbatax. On arrival it is possible to rent a car in order to undertake the one or other trip around the island. Alternatively Sardinia provides a quite well developed public transport system, comprising of intercity coaches and train lines. One highlight is the touristic narrow gauge railway Trenino Verde which connects Bosa and Macomer as well as Arbatax and Mandas and offers great panoramic views on the landscape of the island.

Enjoy the Mediterranean climate on Sardinia

The weather on Sardinia is typically Mediterranean with hot summers and mild winters. Especially the summer months between June and September can get very hot so you should always carry enough water with you when going on an trip. During winter the temperatures are seldom below 14 degrees, however most rain falls during this time. Especially the spring months April and May promise ideal weather with 20 to 25 degrees and hardly any rainfall.

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