Alghero has undergone the Spanish colonization for a long period of time, and it has left its mark both on the local language and the many vivid traditions.
The town of Alghero is a medieval centre characterized by its numerous cobbled lanes, bustling squares and honey-colored walls that have preserved more than a whiff of the centuries of the Catalan presence in the area.
However along the seafront, the architecture, the narrow lanes the quaint little shops are reminiscent of the Gothic quarter in Barcelona.
Alghero is a renowned yacht charter destination in the area, and its location makes an agreeable base for yacht charterers to explore the northwest coast during summer season.
There are 2 marinas in Alghero; the largest marina is the Porto di Alghero which sits right underneath the ancient walls of the town’s historic centre opening towards the sea.
Porto di Alghero offers more about 1000 berths for yacht measuring up to 50m and there is usually a reception boat at the harbor entrance that guide the visiting yachts to an appropriate berth.
By chartering a yacht towards Alghero in Sardinia, you will have the opportunity to appreciate its mesmerizing coast where you will find numerous submerged caves, a rich flora and fauna and an extraordinary sea in every shade of green and blue.
For yacht charterers, visiting Alghero is an unforgettable sailing experience. It boast more than 8 km of coastline where only a few areas of the Mediterranean offer such a great natural beauty and landscape heritage with vast beaches, wild cliffs and numerous adventurous bays which are often dominated by some ancient Spanish watchtowers.
In the town of Alghero, you will have the opportunity to discover the traditional delights of the area in the numerous bars, cafes and restaurants which have well-preserved their reputation for excellent wines and fresh seafood.