Maddalena Islands, Sardinia

The Maddalena Islands lie just 2 kilometres from the northeastern shore of Sardinia, Italy. They sit in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.

The main island, La Maddalena , is surrounded by Budelli, Caprera, Razzoli, Santa Maria, Santo Stefano and Spargi. This group of small granitic rock islands has been inhabited since prehistoric times.

The islands boast crystal clear waters, pink sand, a series of coves and rocks, blue cliffs rising from deep seabeds and intense colours. They are perfect for diving, swimming and water sports.

Things to See & Do

* Diving, swimming and beaches
* Gala Gavetta
* Views from Monte Guardia Vecchia
* Hiking

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 49.3 km²
Population – 12,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39

Port Location – Summer cruise ships berth in Gala Gavetta (tourist port of the village), Maddalena Island.

Travel Links – The only method of traveling to La Maddalena is by boat, with car ferries traveling from nearby Palau and from the Italian mainland.

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