Parco Nazionale Asinara, Porto Torres

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Try to spot the famous white donkeys at Parco Nazionale Asinara, a national park that comprises the island of Asinara and its coastal waters. Often called Devil's Island, this has served as a quarantine area, World War II prison camp, and one of the most important high-security prisons in Italy during the 1970s. Learn more about these periods at the Fornelli visitor center, and see the former prison. You can wander the island's rocky cliffs, wide bays, and beaches. Stroll through the small fishing village of Cala d'Oliva, and stop for lunch. Book your visit here through an agency, because only licensed boats may sail around the coast. Many of these also offer guided tours. Make Parco Nazionale Asinara a centerpiece of your Porto Torres vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Porto Torres itinerary builder.
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  • Great Lo Is sleeping in the bed and breakfast that to stay there from morning to afternoon sea beautiful great
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  • The Park of asinara is a place frozen in time. The island is a succession of beaches and abandoned structures a true and own world unto itself. I recommend you visit the island by bicycle when staying at least one night in one of the structures. You will not regret it.
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  • In my opinion, the Park has many organizational and structural limits, then it seems to run by persons unfit to run a park to create jobs but also to provide adequate services to tourists and visitors. Many times there is to discover hot water just copy where things are handled well and without any personal purpose.
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