Tips for your trip to Olbia

Costa Smeralda

Olbia is not just one of the most beautiful places in Sardinia, but also the access point to several other areas of the northern part of the island. It also acts as a point of passage to the splendid and wild Gallura. You can get to Olbia to transit to other interesting tourist places. Or stop here to enjoy the natural and monumental beauty of this center.

When to go to Olbia

Needless to say, Olbia is beautiful in the summer. This season, the colours of the sea and of the hinterland reach their maximum splendour. But precisely because it is located on one of the most beautiful and warmest islands in Italy, you can book your holiday here at any season of the year.

How to get to Olbia

The plane is the fastest and most suitable way to get to Olbia. Among other things, the city hosts the third airport of Sardinia, and one of the most important in Italy, touristically speaking. The airport is only 4 km away from the city center. It is very well connected by taxi, private transfers and city buses, in particular from line 10 of the ASPO buses.

How to move

In Olbia and in the immediate surroundings you can easily move on foot. Alternatively, urban and suburban buses are very efficient. Still by bus you can reach the resorts in the north of Sardinia and Gallura. Possibility of car rental and private taxi.

What to see

Olbia is a delightful town, very old and well kept. It has several Romanesque churches, 19th and early 20th century buildings. Obviously some of the most beautiful beaches in Sardinia (Cugnana, Rena Bianca, Spalmatore, Porto Istana, Le Saline …) are located here. About twenty islets complete its beauty. They are part of the Tavolara-Punta Coda Cavallo marine reserve. Furthermore, in the surroundings interesting archaeological sites from the Nuragic era can be visited, with ancient tombs, dolmens and menhirs.