Sardinia is surrounded by the islands of Corsica, Sicily and the Balearic-Islands. It is the second largest of islands in the Mediterranean Sea and has a large variety of flora and fauna. Flowing into the Sea of Sardinia, Tirso is the largest river on the island. Sardinia also has 54 artificial dams and lakes that are mainly used to supply water and electricity. The climate on Sardinia is typically Mediterranean, with around 135 days of sunshine. Rainfall occurs in the winter and autumn seasons while the average temperature ranges from 11 degrees Celsius to 17 degrees Celsius.
Oristano is of the more prosperous cities in Sardinia. Although local art is quite thriving and can be seen on most public walls in the form of graffiti, don’t let it bother you much. You can take a car for hire in Sardinia and drive through this city with a rich history. Oristano will strike you as being quite elegant compared to the other cities in Sardinia maybe because of its royal past. Apart from the magnificent architecture, beautiful piazzas and great shops, Oristano’s major attraction is the statue of its queen Eleonora d’Arborea, who ruled the city very wisely while resisting Catalan interference.
Alghero was one of the cities where the Catalans were successful in establishing a population of colonists of the same origin. This major event in Sardinian history has influenced the culture of Alghero, which is more Catalan than any other city in Sardinia. The cobbled narrow streets show an influence of Catalan architecture. The restaurant menus are still printed in both languages. You can take a car for rent in Sardinia and visit this pretty town. The medieval center of the town is a must-visit for its vibrant squares and honey coloured houses which still preserve the Catalonian culture.
Bosa is a grand city located in the western region of Sardinia. You can rent a car in Sardinia and head to this amazing town, which is situated close to Sassari. This beautiful city gets its looks not just from the surrounding natural beach, but also from the equally beautiful houses. Bosa in itself is an attraction in Sardinia, where tourists can take in the pretty looking local architecture of white-washed houses painted in greens and ochre. The beach resort is also a great place to relax by the sea and soak in the sun.
The island of Sardinia will make you feel relaxed and stress free in an instant. The friendly Italian people and their hearty pastas are an instant comfort for anyone. So come here with your family or friends to enjoy this large hearted Island - all of which will be much easier to take in with a rental car at your disposal.