Discover Sardinia with this comprehensive, entertaining, 'tell it like it is' Rough Guide, packed with exhaustive practical information and our experts' honest independent recommendations. Whether you plan to discover the prehistoric nuraghe, cycle the island's mountainous interior, take a boat trip through La Maddalena archipelago or marvel at the art-rich churches, *The Rough Guide to Sardinia *will show you the perfect places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way.
**Detailed regional coverage: **provides in-depth practical information for every step of every kind of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Cágliari, Campidano,La Marmilla, Sarrabus, Oristano, Sássari, Sulcis, Gallura, Nuoro and Ogliastra
**Honest independent reviews: **written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Sardinia.
**Meticulous mapping: **always full colour, with clear numbered, colour-coded keys. Navigate Gallura's jagged-peaked interior, Costa Smeralda's beautiful beaches, the Pisan churches near Sássari,and many more locations without needing to get online.
Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including the haunting ruins of Tharrosand the jewel-toned waters of the Costa Smeralda.
**Things not to miss: **Rough Guides' rundown of Anglona, Oristano and Alghero's best sights and top experiences.
**Itineraries:**carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences.
**Basics section: **packed withessential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more.
**Background information: **comprehensiveContexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Sardinia, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.
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