start: 9.00 AM
meeting point: Cagliari, Piazza Yenne (in front of the obelisk)
*Pickup from your Cagliari based hotel
End location: Return to your original pickup location
You spend the day at the spectacular beaches of Villasimius.
Imagine a fine sandy beach with beautiful rock formations and a lush vegetation in the backland of the beach. Thewater is crystalclear and shines in different shades of blue, leaving your feeling relaxed and refreshed.
At the south-eastern coast of Sardinia, Villasimus is set in an enchanting coastal area, comprising the crown of beaches located along the road that leads from Cagliari towards Villasimius. Its spotless beaches and crystal-clear sea have made Villasimius, one of Sardinia’s famous tourist resorts, also thanks to the presence of the tourist port and since 1998, by virtue of its fortunate natural configuration, Villasimius can boast the Protected Marine Area of Capo Carbonara, an unspoilt and extremely precious marine ecosystem. Furthermore, the lagoon of Notteri, habitat of many interesting species of waterfowl which provide suggestive scenes for bird-watching enthusiasts.
One of Villasimius many cultural attractions that is worthy of mention, is the“Fortezza Vecchia” (Old Fortress) located on a headland. The building was erected in around the XIV century as part of a programme of massive fortification of the coastal zone, finalised as a means of protection against the Barbarian-Turkish attacks.
The “Cava Usai” (granite quarry) still remains as a memorial to the mining vocation of the area, which characterised industry in Villasimius for such a long time.