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Parco Nazionale Asinara

Via Josto, 7, 07046 Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy
+39 079 503388
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Porto Torres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
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Victoria
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352 reviews 352 reviews
175 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I took a bus tour to Asinara from Alghero and after sailing across to the island, the next part of the adventure was a small electric train travelling all over the island. It was wonderful to see but I wished I had some idea what was going on. I know us English speakers are used to the world at hour... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We arrived here not really knowing what to expect but was hoping to get a glimpse of the albino donkeys. We decided to take a tour on the buggy which was quite pricey 25 euros per person but it did take a couple of hours and the guide was fantastic, we even got to see the albino donkeys so was... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The trip by is actually the best part. The island itself is nice, but nothing that you cannot find anywhere else in Sardinia. The semi wild horses and white donkeys make a nice supplement to the visit.

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Padova, Italia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Asinara island is beautiful by itself, but you really enjoy it when you take a guided tour since guides are extremely prepared on the history of the place, and very open to questions and to discussion about that particular place and about Sardinia in general... at least, this was our experience with the off-road tour organzied by Asinara 4x4! The... More

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England
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We went on the Jeep excursion. Good fun, a mixture of on road and off road. The guide Ricardo was excellent, he knew everything there was to know about the history, flora and fauna of the Island. The trip included the boat across and a tour around the main places of Asinara and also a stop at one of the... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Access to the island is strictly restricted, excursions are permitted only with official guides, accommodation is limited to a minor and spartan hostel and some of its inviting beaches remain barred to the public to protect its landscape, flora and fauna special atractions there: white donkey's, white (hidden) sand beaches and ruined jail building's from past times...

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Koper
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We didnt see much, because we took the shortest excursion possible - but I can say: you will fall in love with the colour if the sea, going from white sand to tuquise and then darker blue...Small islands with nit a lot of buildings, wild horses on Asinara...definitely worth a visit!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We were motored out to this magnificent island by our effusive guide, Zack, on his boat, "La Pinta," stopping en route for a swim in the clear waters off Stintino. (We did not see wpales or dolphins, but it was exciting to know that this was a possibility!) We were moved to make this trip because my son, Cameron, wanted... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The island is nice, very beautiful, but so so hot there. Is like burinig your skin. We had a trip with a boat and was perfect! Very friendly staff, funny, warm etc. The company name is Antonio Primo 1941, info@antonioprimo.it or phone 3209444514. The price was 50 euro /pers, and we had the luch inlcuded: pasta, wine, cofee, dessert and... More

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Cagliari
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Asinara island is reached easily from either Porto Torres or Stintino. A 15 minutes boat trip takes you to a deserted place, with only buildings which are the left overs of several prisons, one high security bunker, quarantine hospitals for those who had leprosy, and a fishermen village. We did the tour of the island part via 4 wheel drive... More

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