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Torre di Porta Terra

Piazza Porta Terra, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Mr Angus Goldfinch

Lovely place to visit with big brand shops and nice restaurants Lovely place to promenade with the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Angus G
via mobile
Pleasant place to take a walk

I walked around the old port area. I started on my bicycle but the streets are very rough... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Richard D
Seattle, Washington
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“old town” (12 reviews)
Piazza Porta Terra, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit with big brand shops and nice restaurants Lovely place to promenade with the locals Great to go in the cool off in the evenings

Thank Angus G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I walked around the old port area. I started on my bicycle but the streets are very rough cobblestones and it just is easier to walk, particularly if you have rather narrow tires. It is a pleasant old town but not particularly spectacular.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Very picturesque, almost like a fairy tale dream town, with local products to taste. I was lucky to visit it in early November which was like....May!

Thank Makis V
Reviewed 15 October 2016

One of the ancient towers of the old fortifications of the city. You can climb up thi sone (for free), which is a bit of a climb, but the views on top are worth it!

1  Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The old city of Alghero and the walls has special atmosphere and offers great strolls with a nice breeze from the sea. Especially with the amazing sunset with Capo Caccia. There a many restaurants to have drink of meals.

1  Thank duhoz
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The main room in the tower is used for exhibits and next to its entrance, there is a door with stairs leading to the first floor and finally to the roof (one need to climb two floors to reach the roof). From there, one has...More

Thank floflo5896
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Also the newer part of the town with small parks, squares and avenues is worth a visit. Plenty of little restaurants and bars availble in the old as well as in the new part of the town.

Thank Koen O
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I spent an afternoon Walking around the old Town, looking at shops and enjoying a nice italian dinner. Fine Alleys and nice churches and finally having a typical ice Cream. A must if you are visiting Sardinia.

Thank margui9
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lovely old city still habited. small road, a lot of shops, nice churches and a pleasant wallkway on the old walls of the city.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 9 June 2016

a lovely old town can spend lots of time strolling around the narrow streets looking at the churches and houses

Thank pjdevine
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Janaki K
14 August 2015|
Response from vivian L |
Hi, the problem with this website is that plenty of photos posted to this attraction are taken all around Old Town. The fact is that this particular tower lies in the corner of Via Roma. You go uphill along that street and... More
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