Porto TorresPorto Torres is a town in northern Sardinia.
phone: +39 079 504 80 08address: Via BassuRun by Cooperativa L'Ibis
By planeAlghero airport is the nearest one to the town (40 min. by bus).
Stazione marittimaThe port is connected by ferries with Genoa (11 hr 30 min) by Tirrenia and Grandi Navi Veloci; Barcelona (11 hr 45 min), Civitavecchia (7 hr 15 min) by Grimaldi Lines; Marseille (17 hr), Propriano (4 hr), Ajaccio ((3 hr 30 min) by La Meridionale; Toulon (7 hr), Porto-Vecchio (3:15 hr) by Sardinia Ferries - Corsica Ferries .
phone: +39 345 3683626Ferry service (1 hr 15 min) departs at least twice a day from Dogana-Segni quay to Cala Reale pier at the Asinara island.
A shuttle bus operates in the port.
Stazione di Porto Torres Marittimaaddress: via Ponte RomanoIt's a terminus on the Porto Torres-Ozieri line with Sassari (15 min) in the middle. From Ozieri there are connections to Cagliari and Golfo Aranci (Olbia). There is no ticket office at the station, so tickets are to be bought either on-line, on board or at the tabacchi at via Monte Angellu, 16 (closed on Sundays).
By busBuses to Sassari, Alghero, Castelsardo, Stintino (ARST), Olbia (Sunlines) and other destinations.
ATP Sassariprovides urban bus services in the town. Tickets sold at the news agents, tabaccai and also on board (+ €0.50).
phone: +39 348 899682311th-century proto-Romanesque church. It was first mentioned in 1065. Instead of the usual western facade and eastern apse, the cathedral sports two apses. The crypt holds several Roman sarcophagi. Atrium Metropolis at the back yard of the basilica is an archaeological area with excavations of pagan and early Christian necropolises.
address: Lungomare Balai
phone: +39 079 514433address: Via Ponte Romano, 99The museums features archaeological findings from the various life stages of the Roman city of Turris Libisonis. According to Pliny the Elder, the only Roman colony of Sardinia. In particular the remains of the Roman baths of the Palazzo del Re Barbaro are located there.
Ponte romanoRemains of the Roman bridge, the largest in Sardinia with its arches and a span of 160 to 170 metres (520 to 560 ft) on the Rio Mannu.
Palazzo del MarcheseA "humble" Neoclassical palazzo built by the first Marquis of San Saturnino.