Santa Teresa GalluraSanta Teresa Gallura is a town at the northernmost tip of Sardinia.
It's a fairly popular tourist destination and there are several beaches in the town itself as well as great accessibility to important nearby destinations such as the Costa Smeralda, Castelsardo.
The town is also a transition point for a relatively inexpensive car ferry from Bonifacio, Corsica.
phone: +39 0789 754127address: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele I, 24
Seasonal information pointphone: +39 0789 755113
By boatFrequent ferries by Moby Lines and Blu Navy link the town with Bonifacio in Corsica.
Stazione MarittimaThis ferry costs approximately €25 and leaves every 2 hours starting around 8AM.
By planeThe closest airports are in Olbia (Aeroporto Costa Smeralda) and Alghero (Alghero Riviera del Corallo).
Bus connection with the Olbia airportTurmo Travel provides a direct bus connection with the Olbia airport (90 min.).
Buses from Olbia (and airport), locations along Costa Smeralda, Sassari, Alghero and Cagliari.
Regional bus hubaddress: Piazza Bruno ModestoFor schedules follow the link to the "Orario trasporti" at the bottom page of the Santa Teresa Gallura tourist portal . According to this information tickets for ARST buses can be bought nearby at "Lu Vindiolu", tickets for other lines can be bought on board.
By busSardabus provides a few bus services to the nearby settlements. In summer, there is a frequent connection to the Capo Testa peninsular.
Taxi rankphone: +39 0789 754376address: Piazza San Vittorio 14
By car or motorcycleThe car and motorcycle rental street is Via Maria Teresa/Via Nazionale, with 4 rental offices, none of them international brands, between numbers 29 and 58. Motorcycle rentals start around €20. The emptier beaches and most nearby archeological sites are only accessible practically by private transport.
phone: +39 3423731281An archaeological site with remains of a prehistoric village and nuraghe (megalithic tomb).
Torre di Longonsardo16th-century defensive tower.
Eat good food, relax at the beach, and find la dolce vita.
La Lucciola at Via Maria Teresa 42 serves a large variety of pizza and pastry options: +39 338 125 7602
The restaurant downstairs in Albergo Scano offers a fixed price dinner that generally runs below €15 per person, including the house wine.
+39 0789 754541
Another budget option is Albergo Scano also near the main piazza: +39 0789 754447
Nearby Capo Testa and Palau generally have the best options that can be booked online with major hotel chains.
- Bonifacio in Corsica
- Tempio Pausania an old town, famous for its granite architecture, a former mountainous co-capital of the Gallura subregion
- Castelsardo -- a nice town at the coast of the Asinara Gulf built around an old castle
- The town of Maddalena at the Maddalena archipelago
The Costa Smeralda begins around 30 km from Santa Teresa.