Sassari is a city in Sardinia. It is one of the oldest cities in Sardinia.
phone: + 39 079 2008072address: Via Sebastiano Satta, 13
By planeAlghero Airport (AHO), about away is the nearest to Sassari. Another relatively close airport is located in Olbia (105 km).
By boatFrom ferry terminal in Porto Torres.
There are plenty of regional trains, operated by Trenitalia, that connects with Olbia in the northwestern part of the Sardinia and with Cagliari in the south. Also a local narrow gauge line between Alghero (35 min) and Sorso runs via this station. This line is operated by ARST.
Sassari railway stationaddress: Piazza della Stazione
Stazione dei pullmanSimply a series of bus stop with a ticket booth.
ATP SassariProvides urban bus services for the city.
MetrosassariThe city has a short tram line. It's not very useful though for tourists at it reaches the city centre after a quite a bit of diversion into a periphery.
Cattedrale di San NicolaThe cathedral was built in the 13th century and enlarged in Catalan Gothic style from 1480; there's a monument to the Duca di Moriana inside. The façade, belonging to the Baroque Spanish colonial restorations of 1650–1723, has a rectangular portico surmounted by three niches housing statues of saints. The bell tower is in Romanesque style.
Fontana di RoselloThe 17th-century fountain built at the ancient source. The fountain is considered the symbol of the city. At the top of two crossing arches there is a statue of St. Gavino.
Palazzo DucaleNow the City Hall.
Le Stanze e le Cantine del DucaA part of the Civic Museum.
Chiesa di Santa Maria di BethlemDespite its modest exterior it's richly decorated inside.
Vecchie muraA fragment of the Pisan city walls.
Palazzo della Provinciaaddress: Piazza d'ItaliaBuilt in 1872.
Casa CugurraBuilt in 1890 in Neo-Baroque style with 1906 extension in Liberty style.
Villa Sant’EliaA villa in Liberty style.
Padiglione per l'artigianato "Eugenio Tavolara"Tavolara pavilion for handicrafts and design is the headquarters and the exhibition space of I.S.O.L.A. (Sardinian craftsmanship institution). Built in 1956 by the project of Italian architect Ubaldo Badas.
phone: +39 079 27 22 03address: Via Roma 64The National Museum "Giovanni Antonio Sanna" is the largest museum institution in the north-central Sardinia in size and importance of its scientific collections, and an important cultural reference for the North of the Island.
Pinacoteca Mus'a al Canopolenophone: +39 079 231560address: Piazza S. Caterina, 4
Fior di Pane di Pecorini Lauraphone: +39 079 216331address: Via Amendola, 42/BA bakery.
Pasticceria Artistica Nuova Pagoda diphone: +39 079 3767091address: Via Degli AstronautiPasticceria, gelato, espresso.
Gelateria Ligurephone: +39 079 233610address: C. Vittorio Emanuele, 53Gelateria.
phone: +39 079 271235address: Viale Dante, 47
- Alghero bright lively town at the Western coast of the island renown for its Catalan heritage
- Castelsardo -- a pleasant town at the coast of the Asinara Gulf built around an old castle
- Bosa -- a beautiful medieval small town
- Porto Torres for its ancient basilica and the Roman remains