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How to get there
Nearest travel links
|Airport||COSTA SMERALDA 18 km|
|Ferry||OLBIA PORT or GOLFO ARANCI port 15 km|
|Train station||OLBIA 15 km|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near Porto Rotondo
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports|
|Great for||Walking holidays, City breaks, Nightlife, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
· Aeroporto Olbia Costa Smeralda 18 Km
· Olbia-Porto 15 Km
· Golfo Aranci -Porto 15 Km
· Porto Cervo 26 Km
· Porto Rotondo centro 500 m
Open one of the most beautiful stretches of the coast of Sardinia offers a structure technically perfect. And 'awarded by the Blue Flag of Europe that qualifies ports cleaner and better equipped at European level (quality of the landing, services and security measures, environmental education and information). It offers a safe haven for more than 650 boats.
Via del Molo
The challenging task of renewing the central Via del Molo was assigned in 2007 to Emanuel Chapalain, a young Breton artist. This path represents the "food chain": a sculpture path of a wave in which the fish devour other fish, thus synthesizing the continuous circle of life. The raw material used is granite and sandstone yellow, red porphyry, basalt gray and, for the waves, Orosei marble. The eyes of the fish, Murano glass, light up at night thanks to an LED system.
Piazza San Marco
Or just "the square", was designed by the sculptor Andrea Cascella. The shape is circular, paved with more than a thousand blocks truncated cone-shaped, made of granite extracted from the nearby quarries and handmade by skilled stonemasons of the place. Top view is a spiral formed by a seal which is also of granite in the shape of an inverted cone with engraved at its base a slit that directs our gaze towards the north.
Church of San Lorenzo
built and designed with the birth of the village by the sculptors Andrea Cascella and Mario Ceroli, it is accessed with a solemn steps, consisting of 35 steps, which combines in a unique architectural complex of the Church and the Piazza San Marco. All 'entrance is the cross megalithic and inside the altar, both entirely of granite and always works by the sculptor Andrea Cascella. The interior of the church has the shape of an overturned ship's hull with thousands of figures, shaped pine from Russia, created by the sculptor Mario Ceroli and representing historical characters PortoRotondo. They depict details such as the youth, the tree of life, the Last Supper, the flight into Egypt and the Last Judgement. In 2008/2009 the Church of San Lorenzo was completed thanks to the efforts of the newly formed Foundation PortoRotondo with its members and the important contribution of the Consortium. The last works, created by the same Ceroli were: the bell tower, the portal and the window with the deposition of Christ, the south facade with its rose window made in Murano, one of the capitals, the inscription carved in San Lorenzo in the gray granite of Sardinia. In addition, the pavement of the square, south facade of the Church, adorned by marble profiles in the last six popes: Pius XII (Pacelli), John XXIII (Roncalli), Paul VI (Montini), John Paul I (Luciani), John Paul II ( Wojtyla), Benedict XVI (Ratzinger). Complete the square of the Popes, the profile of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Teatro Mario Ceroli
Axis lies in the Church, the square and the port of Cascella - as in the Greek Polis. The project conceived in the eighties and made with the help of the architects Gianfranco Fini and Marina Sotgiu draws its inspiration from Greek and Roman theaters. Entirely of granite and immediately hit the colonnade of the stage and the impressive reliefs that Ceroli conceived on the outer drum. Entire property is semi-circular and has a wooden stage with a backdrop with fixed windows. The capacity is 700 seats.
Square of the Brooms
Located behind the shopping complex on La Residenza Porto, recently built, is characterized by the presence of a fountain and a white marble sculpture, "The diver", created by the sculptor Giovanni Manganelli.
Newly built, near the Old Dock and the Casbah, is home to quaint shops.
Square Sangregorio (Old Dock)
In the vicinity of the central pier, also accessed from Deiana square and Piazza San Marco. The square of the dock fishermen "Sangregorio Square", also known as "Old Dock" was created by sculptor Giancarlo Sangregorio.
Small jewel surrounded by the surrounding buildings, it is accessed from the port through the stairway to the sea'' or'' square Sangregorio. Characterized by small craft shops and the local presence of the first meeting of PortoRotondo.
Square Hermit (Sporting)
Overlooking the harbor, close to the hotel Sporting houses shops, a bar and a restaurant. Frequented mainly by those who arrive by boat in the scenic harbor.
Made with a simple style and collected with shops bars and restaurants, and presides over the entrance overlooks the harbor and is considered the most beautiful terrace overlooking the sea PortoRotondo.
It was created with its shops, restaurants and a large area for parking. It is located in one of the focal points of the village.
The promenade of the Port
It develops along the harbor and the Mediterranean charm with its typical houses with red roofs. The delightful squares, elegant meeting rooms and the friendly, give the village a picturesque atmosphere.
Yacht Club Porto Rotondo
Located on the shore of the harbor is one of the most characteristic symbols of Porto Rotondo Yacht Club Porto Rotondo. Founded in 1985 by a group of lovers of the sea, linked in various ways to the place, settled as early as the first year of life in the beautiful building, entirely made of larch wood, created by the Venetian Malgaretto. In 1987, the Yacht Club, while maintaining a degree of autonomy, was incorporated as a venue "detached", the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, chaired by the Aga Khan. In those years the active collaboration with the "parent" of Porto Cervo became a reality in lively exchange of influential members, the intense activity in international sports and prestigious reviews of vintage boats, ending after 10 years with a separation agreement, mainly oriented to value the diverse needs of the two circles and specificities that had been emerging in the course of a long, fruitful activity in common.