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Alghero

Booking your vehicle rental online prior to the actual trip makes sense for several reasons

- It saves time at at the car rental desk (although you won't believe that if you've ever seen the queues at Alamo in Miami)
- The all-inclusive cost will not be increased
- It makes sure that you drive away in the model of car that you require
- The full booking process is done at your own computer rather than at the arrival airport where you could well be accompanied by a tired partner and a small herd of unruly children

Start planning your visit to Alghero by booking car hire using two of our leading car hire suppliers. We offer online bookings with discounted car hire at Alghero airport. Both of our car rental suppliers employ specialist support staff at the end of the telephone for any extra queries that you might have before or after hiring your vehicle.

Clicking on the link below will allow you to obtain car rental quotes from our partners for cheap car rental at Alghero airport. The airport is 10 km from the city of Alghero.

Amazing Alghero, found lying in the north west of Sardinia, this popular holiday spot lies in the Sassari province.

A coastal medieval town that dates back to 1102. Many modern day Alghero locals understand an ancient Catalan dialect introduced in the fourteenth century known as Algherese. The languages of Spanish and then Italian went on to replace Catalan in the seventeenth century as the official language. It is not only the language that is influenced by the Spanish for the early architecture is Catalan influenced also.

Alghero has a vibrant medieval city centre. The streets of the Old Town are greatly cobbled and are pedestrianised allowing for peaceful undisturbed wanderings and meanderings at a pace that feels comfortable. The Old and New Towns are divided by seven fortified towers. The Porta Terra is a popular starting point for visitors to Alghero. Dating back to the fourteenth century, this is not all in the city that is over half a millennium long. The incredible Church of San Francesco and the piazza Duomo’s spectacular Cathedral were both built during the same century. In a similar style to the Catalan- Gothic Cathedral is the sixteenth century Albis Palace at the Piazza Civica – another magnificent example of Algherese architecture. At this point, you are forgiven for feeling a tad smug for selecting this humble island for your holiday destination and allowing yourself the opportunity to savour the jewels of its favourite town.

When visiting Sardinia, Alghero is the place that offers the most promise. It offers natural beauty, an intriguing array of historical monuments and is packed with activities from water sports to wine tasting to make your holiday a varied one.

For a beach holiday, Alghero takes some beating with its vast sandy shores, bars and seafront hotels. For the more adventurous, the water sports activities here are excellent and the location is a diver’s paradise! The marina provides plenty of opportunities to set sail and enjoy a cruise of many descriptions - whatever takes your fancy.

Alghero is one of the more attractive places in Sardinia. Boasting a fantastic coastal location it became a holiday resort long before the joys of the Costa Smeralda were discovered. The coastline here offers the charming Bay of Porto Conte port, the Stintino and island of Asinara, Argentiera, Bombarde and Lazzaretto beaches and the caves at Capo Caccia. A place of outstanding beauty.

Alghero has more to offer than what lies within its city perimeters. If your itinerary permits, a trip further afield can lead to some impressive rewards.

The caves of Neptune’s Grotto are unforgettable! A ‘must see’ for any trip to the island! Located near to the breathtaking coastline and scenery of Capo Caccia, just outside of Alghero, a boat tour can be arranged that includes an hour journey. Alternatively you can take yourself off to the caves via bus descending the 654 steps to the caves underneath.

A number of attractions await you outside of Alghero, aside from the caves. The Necropolis Anghelu Ruju burial ground that dates back to 3000 BC, the Nuraghic Bronze Age stone cone towers and not forgetting the medieval town of Bosa complete with twelfth century castle. This Castello Malaspina is particularly treasured for its frescoes which are fourteenth century Catalan.


Alghero Airport


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Alghero Airport is approximately 10 kilometres from the city centre.

If travelling by road from Cagliari, take the SS131 road in the direction of Sassari. Take the Alghero – Aeroporto exit, following the SS291 until the ‘dei Due Mari’ intersection taking a left turning towards Alghero.

From the airport a shuttle service runs into the city centre via the stops of Civic Hospital, the Railway Station, San Giovanni, the Port, Porta Terra and Piazza della Mercede. This route is reversed to get back to the airport.

Taxi parking is available outside the terminal.




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