Santa Teresa is a pretty village situated at the extreme north of Sardinia, on the stretch of coast overlooking the magnificent sea of “Strait of Bonifacio” and forming the point of division and connection of the Sardinian island-wide system course.
It ‘s an ideal town for turists offering beautiful beaches and cliffs nearby. it is One of the most famous town and prestigious in the north of Sardinia, where every corner is a small paradise with a big variety of sandy beaches or rocks beachs , cliffs and coves immersed in the Mediterranean flora and granite rocks shaped by the ongoing wind and sea. There’s truly something for everyone. Sardinia is rich in natural wonders and Santa Teresa di Gallura is the hub from which you can see and easily reach several natural wonders, including the old town symbol of Santa Teresa and the Cliffs of Corsica which are visible with naked eye from Rena Bianca beach. Corsica can be reached from the port of santa Teresa with multi-day connections.
From the porto of Santa Teresa it is also possible to visit by ship the archipelago and national park of La Madalena, which is a natural wonderful sight. The archipelago has 60 islands of various sizes, including the island of Budelli which boasts the famous Pink Beach, the island of Caprera hosting the beaches of Cala Coticciu and of the Shipwreck, the Island of Spargi with Cala Corsara and Cala Granara. The magical effect created by the preservation of both natural marine and land will be impossible to forget.
Longosardo tower is one of the symbol of the town. It was built at the end of 1500 under the reign of Philip II of Spain in order to control the coast ,overlooking the Strait of Bonifacio. At the time of Roman rule the port of Santa Teresa was one of the most important ports in Sardinia. Its strategic location and its deep estuary assured him great protection. The Piazza Vittorio Emanuele I, is the heart of the town, where every night they gather residents and tourists. In many parts of the territory are evidence of the past. Among the most significant monuments not to be missed are the Roman quarries of Capo Testa, palace Nuragic “Lu Brandali” formed by a poly-lobed nuraghe with 50 other huts, the Giant’s Tomb and the remains of the medieval castle of Eleonora D’Arborea