Stintino - Sassari (SS)

The town of Stintino with its more than 1.000 inhabitants is situated in the north-western tip of Sardinia and only some kilometres away from the nature reserve of the Island of Asinara.

Stintino on the northwestern tip of Sardinia is renowned for the stunning coastline and beautiful beaches like La Pelosa with its white sand and turquoise waters. Stintino a fishing village only recently converted to tourism is located on the narrow strait which separates the islands of Asinara from the mainland.

Here one find one of the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia, La Pelosa Beach, with the Torre di Pelosa and its crystalline water and very fine white sand. Others beaches nearby which deserve a visit are La Pelosetta, Le Saline, Ezzi Mannu. A must for nature lovers is the rocky coastline of Capo Falcone.

The museum of the Tonnara shows the history and technique of the tuna capture and is located on the new harbour.

On the island of Asinara with an area of 51 km² predominates due to a lack of fresh water a low scrub vegetation. Asinara has recently been converted to a wildlife and marine preserve. In former times the island was notorious for its high security prison where mafia members and terrorists were jailed until 1997 when the prison was declared closed.

Stintino


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