Explore interesting sights in Alghero, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 23 sights are available in Alghero, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Alghero
1. Torre di Porto Conte
The Torre di Porto Conte, historically and officially in the Alghero Catalan the Torre del Port del Comte, is a coastal tower belonging to the complex of fortified structures that from the early Middle Ages until the mid -nineteenth century constituted the defensive system, of sighting and communication of the coasts of Sardinia. The fort, located about thirty meters from the sea, overlooks the bay of the same name, a short distance from the hamlet of Maristella, alongside the lighthouse of Porto Conte. Administratively it is part of the municipality of Alghero, from which it is about ten kilometers.
2. Torre della Pegna
The Torre de la Penya, historically and officially in Alghero Catalan, is a tower located near Capo Caccia in Alghero, built on a cliff of over 200 meters high, of Aragonese origin like the nearby towers of Tramariglio and Buru and Porto Conte. It is located within the state forest of Porto Conte - Prigionette and can be reached via a path that stops and continues on the path of the cliff between the rock and the vegetation. Almost in front of the tower, in a north-westerly direction, you can see the Piana island, which detaches itself from the rest of the coast.
3. Grotta dei Fantasmi
The Ghost Grotto is a submerged marine cave that is located in the karst complex of Punta Giglio, a few kilometers from Alghero. It is very important for its unusual peculiarities in the marine caves, being in fact a submerged cave of the forced conduct type for the erosive characteristics typical of the mountain caves due to the combined action of the dissolution of limestone by both the fresh water and from the pressure of this.
4. Punta Giglio
Punta Giglio, historically and officially in Catalan Alghero La Punta del Lliri, is a limestone promontory located in north-western Sardinia to the north of Alghero that, together with Capo Caccia, encloses the bay of port Count. It is improperly called "tip", since it actually has the characteristics of "head" due to its height above sea level. It owes its name because of the presence of numerous lily plants.
5. Complesso prenuragico di Monte Baranta
The pre-nuragic complex of Monte Baranta is an important archaeological area dating from 2500-2200 BC, located in the Nurra region of north-western Sardinia, in the resort Su Casteddu, about two kilometers from the town of Olmedo. Located at an altitude of about 120 m above sea level on the trachytic plateau of the same name, domina, valleys and plains, which stretch to the south up to the rada of Alghero.
6. Grotta dei Cervi
The Cervi Grotto is a three-level marine cave that is located in the karst complex of Punta Giglio, a few kilometers north-west of Alghero, very important because it houses a megacero fossil deposit, more precisely megaloceros cazioti of the Algarensis type, a species derived from the deer megaloceros giganteus but reduced so much that it is called nano Sardinian deer and now extinct.
7. Grotta di Nereo
Nereo Cave is a huge underwater sea-cave situated on the north-west of Sardinia in the Coral riviera of Alghero, Italy. The name was given by the discoverers in honour of the mythological figure Nereus, who is often billed as the Old Man of the Sea, father of the Nereids. The site is under the high limestone cliffs of Capo Caccia, 100 metres north of the famous Neptune's Grotto.
8. Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art
The Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of Alghero is located in the historic center of the Sardinian city, in the immediate vicinity of the Cathedral of Santa Maria. This museum testifies to the importance of Christian and devotional experience, in the experience of the Alghero population and the diocese, through numerous works of art. It was inaugurated on June 30, 2000.
9. Grotta della Madonnina
The Madonnina cave is a submerged cave that is located on the extreme tip of the Cape Caccia promontory, in north-western Sardinia, about 28 km from Alghero. It takes its name from an icon depicting the Madonna and Child placed on a large opening above the cave, which was put by devoted fishermen to ask for protection from the pitfalls of the seas to the Virgin.
10. Chiesa di Sant'Anna intra mœnia (sconsacrata)
Sant'Anna intra mœnia, is a Catholic place of worship of the city of Alghero not open to the cult located in the historic center of the Sardinian city. He takes the Intra MœNia suffix to distinguish it from the country one located in the homonymous locality of the city. In Alghero the two churches are known as Sant'Ana de Dins, and Sant'Ana de Fores.
11. Torre della Polveriera
The Torre de la Polvorera is a defense tower located in the bastions dedicated to the explorer Antonio Pigafetta, in the city of Alghero, on the island of Sardinia. In a cylindrical way, built in the mid -eighteenth century, during the Savoy mandate, it was used as arsenal by weapons and gunpowder, in defense against attacks from the sea.
12. Cattedrale di Santa Maria
Alghero Cathedral, otherwise the Cathedral of St. Mary the Immaculate, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Alghero in the province of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy. It is located in the historic center of the city. It was the seat of the Bishop of Alghero from 1503 to 1986, and since 1986 has been that of the Bishop of Alghero-Bosa.
13. Església de Sant Miquel / Chiesa di San Michele
The Jesuit church of San Michele is an important Catholic place of worship in the city of Alghero, which represents one of the most significant examples of the Baroque style in Sardinia. It is dedicated to the patron saint of the city, and is located in the historic center, in Via Carlo Alberto, in front of Piazza Ginnasio.
14. Palmavera Nuragic Site
The nuraghe Palmavera is an archaeological site located in the territory of Alghero, Sardinia. It is classified as a complex nuraghe, that consists of several towers joined together. The nuraghe and the surrounding village were built in various phase during the Bronze Age and the Iron Age.
15. Grotta della Dragunara
The Dragunara cave is an important partially submerged cave, which is located near Cala Dragunara, in the Gulf of Porto Conte, a few km from Alghero. The name derives from the Latin "Dracunara" then "dragonara" and then modified according to the canons of the Catalan/Alghero language.
16. Casa Manno Museum
The Casa Manno di Alghero Museum is located in the historic center of the Sardinian city, in the adjacency of the Cathedral of Santa Maria. The museum is dedicated to the figure of Giuseppe Manno, a magistrate, politician and historian from Alghero. It was inaugurated in 2012.
17. Chiesa di San Francesco
The church of San Francesco is a monumental Catholic place of cult of the city of Alghero and one of the greatest examples of Gothic-Catalan architecture in Sardinia. It stands, flanked by the attached convent, in via Carlo Alberto, in the heart of the historic center.
18. Sant'Imbenia villa romana
The villa of Santa Imbénia is a ruined Roman villa located in the bay of Port Comte de l'Alguer. It is listed as a cultural asset by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia. It is next to the village of Santa Imbénia, a village of Cabanes of the beginning of the Iron Age.
19. Teatro civico
The Civic Theatre of Alghero is located in the heart of the historic centre of the Sardinian city, in Piazza del Teatro, also known as Plaça del Bisbe (Transl. Piazza del Vescovo), as the episcopal curia of the diocese of Alghero-Bosa overlooks this square.
20. Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Misericordia
The church of Carmen is a place of worship located in the historic center of Alghero, near the Catalan fortifications. Consecrated to the Catholic worship, it is part of the parish of the Immaculate Conception of the diocese of Alghero-Bosa.
21. Santuario di Nostra Signora di Valverde
The sanctuary of Our Lady of Valverde stands in the rural locality of the same name located seven kilometers from Alghero, at the foot of a rocky ridge. For several centuries the temple has been linked to the history of the Sardinian city.
22. Chiesa di Nostra Signora del Carmelo
The Carmelo church is a place of worship located in the historic center of Alghero, close to the Spanish fortifications. Consecrated to Catholic cult, it is part of the parish of the Immaculate Conception in the diocese of Alghero-Bosa.
23. Aquarium di Alghero
The Aquarium of Alghero was an aquarium in Sardinia. It was located in the city center, a few meters from the Torre di Sulis. Inside there was a permanent exposure of both marine and fresh water fish.
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