VILLAS AND APARTMENTS TO RENT IN OLBIA-TEMPIO, ITALY.
Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Olbia-Tempio, Italy.
Olbia-Tempio is a province on the Italian island of Sardinia; it occupies the northeastern side of the island and is home to the historical region of Gallura, as well as the island of La Maddalena. The main towns/cities here are Olbia, Tempio Pausania and Arzachena.
The region of Gallura encompasses the main towns in this area such as Olbia, Tempio Pausania, Arzachena, as well as the island of La Maddalena. The area is rich in history as the fist settlements here date back some 700,000 years, the Romans then conquered Gallura in 238 BC and founded the city of Olbia.
Olbia is very close to the popular tourist area known as Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast) and as such, is a good base point for visiting the surrounding area. The main sights in this town include the cathedral of San Simplicio, which was built in typical Romanesque style and dates back to the 11th and 12th centuries. The church of St. Paul Apostle is of a medieval period and design and the National Archaeology Museum is also based here.
The Costa Smeralda is a section of coastline that stretches for 55 km; it has paradise perfect white sandy beaches, golf club, private helicopter and jet service. It is also a great place to go if you like to celebrity spot, as it is a popular destination among the rich and famous. The main towns here are Arzachena, Porto Cervo, Liscia di Vacca and the archaeological site of Li Muri, Tomba dei Giganti or Giants’ Grave can also be found here.
Tempio Pausania is the administrative capital of Olbia-Tempio along with its neighbour Olbia. There are a number of interesting buildings to see here, such as the San Pietro Cathedral, the ruins of the Palace of Giudice Nino Visconti di Gallura, which dates back to around 1200. Monte Limbara is located 16 km south of the town and its peak reaches a height of 1359 meters.
The island of La Maddalena is just two miles off the northeastern coast of Sardinia and is part of the Olbia-Tempio province, although it is separate from the main island by the Straits of Bonifacio. It is famous for its beaches, its rocky terrain and the ancient fortifications. The most popular beaches here are Cala Francese and Bassa Trinita. It is also connected by means of a causeway to the island of Caprera, which is where Giuseppe Garibaldi retired to in 1856.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Olbia-Tempio? Then below is a selection of Apartments in Olbia-Tempio and villas in Olbia-Tempio that can be rented direct from their owners. You can either click on each listing for further details or you can use our search engine on the left if you are looking for something in particular.