Sardinia Map

Detailed Road Map of Sardinia

Sardinia Map - Zoomable road map of Sardinia, a popular holiday island off the west coast of Italy.

Using the buttons on the top left you can 'zoom' and 'pan' to get a detailed street map of Sardinia and plan your visit to the island. It is also possible to view the towns, villages and resorts of Cagliari, Sassari, Alghero, Olbia, Porto Torres, Quartu Sant Elena, Cabras, Oristano, Iglesias and Carloforte. You can also view the island of Corsica to the north.

The 2nd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, Sardina is located off the west coast of Italy and has an area of 24,090 km2 and a population of approximately 1,665,000. Probably settled since the Palaeolithic Period, Sardinia's first civilization seems to have been around 1500 BC, when known as Hyknusa by the Mycenaeans, it was populated by some peoples expelled from Egypt, among its earliest settlers were a race known as the Nuraghe.

From about 1000 BC, ports were established along its coast by the Phoenicians and trade was carried out with the Greek island of Crete, during the days of the Roman Empire, Sardinia was populated by a wide variety of peoples. Later settled by Vandals, Moors and Byzantines it came under Spanish control in 1324, it changed hands frequently over the ensueing centuries and finally gained its constitutional autonomy in 1948.

These days Sardinia's economy relies mostly on tourism, and it has become a popular holiday destination, particularly for Europeans, some of its most popular locations include Alghero, the Capo Caccia, the Neptun Cave, the Costa Smeralda in the north-west, the Gennargentu mountains and the Gulfs of Oristano and Cagliari. The capital Cagliari is in the south of the island.

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Lovely renovated villa offered for sale by the owner in Siniscola on the island of Sardinia.
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One bedroom holiday apartment with sofa bed offered for holiday rentals by owner in Alghero, Sardinia.
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