Olbia Holidays

An area whose name translates as 'Happy Town', and we'd have to agree.

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From rich architecture to mouthwatering cuisine

Olbia holidays are situated on the north east coast of Sardinia which names translate as ‘Happy Town’. Late deals to Olbia are laid back and focus on the harbour area and historic old town.

Corso Umberto, Olbia’s main street is the home of the 11th century former cathedral, the Basilica of San Simplicio and is the most historical building in Gallura. Apart from the cathedral Olbia is rich in architecture with Roman baths, churches, a necropolis and ancient ruins being found in the old town. The harbour area has an abundance of waterfront cafes, bars, authentic and international restaurants offering mouth watering cuisine from all over the world and has some of the best seafood in the region. Enjoy a glass of wine in one of the open air bars while watching the sunset over this beautiful resort.

Holidays in Olbia offer an abundance of water sports from surfing and windsurfing to water skiing and snorkelling. Diving in Olbia focus’s on the coral reef and colourful fish surrounding the natural phenomenon of the 564m towering island of Tavolara. There are plenty of unspoilt white sandy beaches nearby to explore with Porto Rotundoor being a perfect place to relax on the golden sandy beach, no holiday to Olbia is complete without a trip to the island of La Maddalena. Sail around the scenic coastline of Sardinia in a catamaran or glass bottomed boat.

Currency: Euro

Language: Italian

Time Difference: GMT +1

Religion: Roman Catholic

Enjoy superb diving facilities and white sandy beaches

Away from the water golf, walking, cycling and horse riding are very popular. Explore the ancient ruins at Arzachena and Nuraghe and the medieval Pedres Castle. A Holiday to Olbia should include exploring inland ,a href=”http://www.latedeals.co.uk/sardinia-holidays”>Sardinia with it wild mountains, traditional villages and pine clad valleys. Olbia has ferries linking it with mainland Corsica and Italy where you can discover attractions around the rest of the Mediterranean. Take the ferry to Piombina which is a gateway to the remarkable sights of Tuscany, or even to Genoa and witness the architecture of Livorno and buy local produce at the renowned Mercato Orientale food markets. During the summer months Olbia is host to some of the islands colourful festivals.

Holidays to Olbia cater for couples and families looking for a relaxing holiday in stunning surroundings. There is an abundance of accommodation in the resort from simple Self Catering, Bed and Breakfast guest houses to luxury All Inclusive hotels there is something to suit every need and budget. Olbia holidays are very popular between May and September with July and August being high season. Book your holiday to Olbia at Latedeals.co.uk.

Places to Visit

Porto Cervo

– Purpose built by the Aga Khan in the 1960’s as a holiday retreat for the wealthy, be prepared to name drop as you rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Window shop at designer stores with mega price tags and most importantly dream about one day owning one of the over indulgent yachts floating in the harbour.

Archipelago of La Maddalena

– Join a sailing trip around this stunning group of islands just off the north coast of Sardinia. Designated a National Park, this whole area is one of stunning natural beauty and offers the chance to see the breathtaking coast of Sardinia from the sea.