Excursions, Sport and Nature

All you desire is in Santa Teresa Gallura

Diving

When diving, you can learn the techniques of diving with oxygen tanks in an area surrounded by wonderful backdrops, looking around the coral or admiring the “Angelica” wreck.

The Santa Teresa Gallura waters are a paradise for diving enthusiasts but also for anyone who enjoys watching the seabed by simply snorkelling.

Windsurfing

Santa Teresa Galleria is also the perfect place to surf, windsurf and kitesurf. Northern Sardinia has great wind to create the best in high waves. And it’s here that you’ll find some of the best loved spots of the island: Capo Testa and Rena Majore

Boat Excursions

For those who want to spend a different day in the well-equipped marina, there are many boats leave the moorings every day to catch the best view of the island. Take to the sea for the discovery of rare natural beauty, on routes between Santa Teresa Gallura, the extreme north of Sardinia up to the stunning Archipelago of La Maddalena , with its islands among the most beautiful in the world and Caprera, and to ‘ Archipelago Corso , made up of the Lavezzi, Cavallo and Isola Piana islands.

Archeology

In different parts of the land is some important history, among the most significant monuments worth mentioning are the Roman quarries of Capo Testa, the nuragic village of “Lu Brandali” with itspoly-lobed nuraghe with over fifty huts – Tombs of the Titans, the remains of the medieval castle of Eleanor and not to be missed Torre Aragonese Longosardo from the XVI century, which is accessed from the square located at the top of the village.

From here you can admire a 360 ° view of the famous Rena Bianca that for many years receive the Blue Flag award and later, the Corsica with its archipelago consists of the islands of Lavezzi, Cavallo and Piana, the natural park of la Maddalena archipelago consists of the mythical islands of Budelli with its Spiaggia Rosa, Spargi, Razzoli and Santa Maria and finally l ‘ Gallura hinterland famous for its granite rocks and the intense Mediterranean.

Nature Trails

The Santa Teresa Galleria lands is some of the most unspoiled on the island and offers loads of nature trails which let you see the best bits of Gallura. Leaving from the centre of the town, the first bit of the nature reserve which you reach is the Punta Cuntessa where you can see the high granite rocks which fall into the sea, creating awesome spikes. About three kilometres away you’ll reach the site of famous Capo Testa which is connected to the mainland by a strip of land where in addition to the road there are two beautiful beaches called Levante and Ponente.
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