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Sardinia adds beautiful coastal views to Italy tours

A tour of Italy is arguably one of the most beautiful experiences in Europe. Whether it's the breathtaking architecture in Florence or the stunning wineries along the Amalfi Coast, the country is certainly not lacking when it comes to gorgeous scenery. You'll leave with a sense of fulfillment regardless of where your trip through Italy takes you, but there are certain places that stand above the rest in terms of natural appeal, and the island of Sardinia is one of them.

The second-largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia is famous for its beautiful beaches, and for good reason. You'll be particularly impressed by what you find in the capital city of Cagliari. Thanks to its location on the southern tip of the island, Cagliari's beaches are hard to beat when it comes to impressive coastal views. This is especially true at Poetto, the city's largest beach. Stretching around 5 miles, Poetto offers up more than just some sandy relaxation. Once night falls, the area along the beach is a hub of activity with live music and dancing around every corner.

There's more to Cagliari than beaches, and if you're in the mood for some impressive hiking, a trip up Sella del Diavolo - the Devil's Saddle - is in order. Among the most recognizable features in the city, this unusual natural landmark is a popular hike for a number of reasons. In addition to offering up spectacular views of the city and the coast, it takes you through some ruins along the way, adding a sense of history to your trip. 

If you're looking to wrap up your trip to Cagliari with some more historic sites, pay a visit to Bastione San Remy. Once a strong fortification, this famous wall was built in the late 18th century and offers some spectacular views in its own right. 

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