Capo Testa, Santa Teresa Gallura

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The protected beaches of Capo Testa are a magnet for swimmers. The rocky, granite peninsula, which is attached to Sardinia's mainland by an isthmus, is only about ten kilometers (6.2 miles) across. The Romans once used the small peninsula to mine the granite for their magnificent cities. The caves where the stone was quarried were last used as a source of building materials in the early 20th century. Pull on a pair of shoes with a strong grip and hike around the eroded rocks to admire the formations smoothed and shaped by the wind. Put Capo Testa into our Santa Teresa Gallura trip maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Santa Teresa Gallura.
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  • beautiful hike cn many coves to explore and a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters completely. capo testa beautiful place even for the Valley of the Moon rich in wildlife and a lovely beach visited every year by many tourists. beautiful place to see absolutely ...
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  • The area is wonderful, the views are breathtaking. The rock formations were amazing shapes, you can see everything from dinosaur after the Hobbit.
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  • One of the nicest spots with incredible views and particularly picturesque. The beach is great with crystal clear waters and white sand.
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  • Walk around the entire cape and enjoy unbeatable views. My son called it “an open air stone museum”. Fantastic!!!
  • Beautiful granite natural sculpture! Beautiful view of the open sea and Corsica! Crystal clear water!
  • One of the most suggestive places in north Sardinia. Don't miss it when the "Maestrale" wind blows strong and the high waves show all their power crashing against the rocks... It's a must see show of Nature ;)
  • Lovely place to go for walks on a sunny day
  • Despite being busy, this is a beautiful place. Especially recommended: walk around the granite rocks at Capo Testa.
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