5 Sights in Alghero - L'Alguer, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Alghero - L'Alguer, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Alghero - L'Alguer, Italy.

List of cities in Italy Sightseeing Tours in Alghero - L'Alguer

1. Grotta dei Fantasmi

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The Cave of the Ghosts is a submerged sea 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 sea caves, being in fact a submerged cave of the forced conduct type due to the erosive characteristics typical of mountain caves due to the combined action of the dissolution of limestone by both fresh water and the pressure of this.

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2. Grotta dei Cervi

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The Grotta dei Cervi is a three-level marine cave located in the karst complex of Punta Giglio, a few kilometers north-west of Alghero, very important because it houses a fossil deposit of Megacero, more precisely Megaloceros cazioti of the type algarensis, a species derived from the deer Megaloceros giganteus but reduced so much to be called Sardinian dwarf deer and now extinct.

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3. Grotta di Nereo

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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 discovers 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.

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4. Grotta della Madonnina

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The cave of the Madonnina is a submerged cave located on the extreme tip of the promontory of Capo Caccia, 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 placed by devoted fishermen to ask the Virgin for protection from the snares of the seas.

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5. Punta Giglio

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Punta Giglio Nessun autore leggibile automaticamente. Marco Busdraghi presunto (secondo quanto affermano i diritti d'autore). / CC BY 2.5

Punta Giglio is a limestone promontory located in north-western Sardinia north of Alghero who, together with Capo Caccia, contains the bay of Porto Conte. It is improperly called "tip", since it actually has the characteristics of "chief" for its height on the sea level. It owes its name for the presence of numerous lily plants.

Wikipedia: Punta Giglio (IT)

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