At the corner of the island of Sardinia lies Olbia, home to white beaches and beautiful views. This little city is rooted in history dating to the Bronze Age, the Phoenicians, and beyond. Book your flight to Olbia with Alitalia to explore its quiet seaside charm and escape the bustle of the outside world.
Ancient history is well preserved in Olbia, and you’ll find many ruins and other wonders to explore. Tickets to Olbia’s Museo Archeological are free, and inside you’ll find relics from the city’s ancient origins. Just outside the museum you’ll find the site of the old Roman harbor, where remains of ancient Roman and medieval ships sunk off the coast are being restored. Travel to Olbia’s outskirts to explore the city’s surrounding beaches or the Pozzo Sacro di Sa Testa – and ancient sacred well.
Much of Olbia is easily accessed by public transportation or by car. You’ll find charming bed and breakfasts and other cheap hotels in Olbia year-round. Many restaurants in Olbia offer menus translated in English, so don’t be shy about trying the local pizzerias or having a glass of wine at a waterfront café.