A traditional seaside village along Sardinia’s northern coastline, Santa Teresa Di Gallura is known for its spectacular beaches, pastel-coloured homes and historic piazza. Explore the city’s many bars, shops and restaurants or head outside for an adventurous trip hiking along pristine granite headlands.
Things to do in Santa Teresa Gallura
Walk along one of Sardinia’s renowned beaches, where you can soak up the sunshine of the Mediterranean Sea. La Licciola, Rena Bianca and La Marmorata are just moments away from Santa Teresa Di Gallura.
Have you ever wanted to swim through an ancient shipwreck? Take a tour beneath Santa Teresa di Gallura’s blue waters with Blu Dive Center. Swim alongside multicoloured coral, admire the remains of old ships scattered along the sea floor and get up close with the local grouper fish.
Climb to the top of Torre di Longonsardo, a 16th-century watchtower that overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll be rewarded with a view of Rena Bianca beach, the stark limestone cliffs along Corsica’s southern coastline and the islands of La Maddalena. The tower’s rooftop terrace hosts numerous cultural activities throughout the year, including wine festivals, art installations and photography exhibitions.
Love staying active? Take a trip to Capo Testa, a popular hiker’s retreat comprised of smooth granite boulders, lush plant life and hidden sea coves. As the sun begins to set, head to the nearby Valley of the Moon, where you can walk through a garden of unique rock formations sculpted by thousands of years of erosion.
Getting around Santa Teresa Gallura
Fly into Olbia’s Costa Smeralda Airport, before using a bus, taxi or rental car to reach Santa Teresa Di Gallura in one hour. Everything in town is within walking distance, while buses provide travel to popular destinations further afield.