Castelsardo is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, located in the north of Sardinia, lying on a promontory close to the sea; valleys and hills embrace the city, founded by the Genoese family of the Doria who called it Castelgenovese.
With the conquest by the Aragonese, itwas renamed Castellaragonese, then became Castelsardo at the behest of the Savoy with Charles Emmanuel III in the eighteenth century. The art of weaving has made Castelsardo famous throughout the world, with the production of baskets, “corbules”.
The typical cuisine is based on fish. Typical lobster“alla castellanese” and all'aragonese and fresh fish soup of the Gulf of Asinara. Moreover, Castelsardo boasts an ancient seafaring tradition and an important navy. Particularly striking and excitingis the Holy Week, with the Lunissantithat has its roots in the Middle Ages. Archeology, art, culture, enogastronomy and the sea are the ingredients for a holiday in Castelsardo.