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Island of San Pietro

Provincia Carbonia-Iglesias, 09014 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 62 Attractions in Cagliari
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Besancon, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is a nice experiment to go to the Island. Put you car on the boat and you will enjoy to drive all over the places from nice beaches to desertic coasts.

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Napa, California, United States
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43 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were driving from Cagliari to Oristano and after seeing the reviews in TripAdvisor decided to make a stop for lunch. We had a little problem finding the terminal in Portovewme but found it asking a local policeman. The Noon ferry worked out well and we returned on the 2:30 pm ferry. This gave us time for a nice lunch... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We had a lovely day trip to Isola di San Pietro. We drove to Portvesme from Cagliari - very easy trip (1.5 hours) with good roads - and left the car there and hopped on the ferry across to Carloforte. Ferry ride took around 40mins. We went in the off season, but the ferries were still frequent and a few... More 

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Manchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We caught the ferry from Portovesme on the only warm and sunny day of our holiday. We didn't take a car across and stayed in Carloforte for the few hours we were there. It's a delightful small town with narrow streets and colourful buildings and a wide promenade. The salt pan (no longer worked) on the edge of the town... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Take your car on the Ferry and drive to the other side of the island. The town of Carloforte is lovely - although crowded in August - but there is so much more to see on the island. Take a picnic lunch and head off and find a less crowded island. Well worth a visit

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The town is picture post card beautiful. Great to visit in the off season, very quiet. Nothing much to do so a few hours suffice.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We have been there last summer for a week and we had an amazing time! So different from the main island Sardinia, even the language is different and so the food. People are very friendly and welcoming. The town is so peculiar, very narrow roads and colourful houses. The beaches are just amazing, we visited a few and they were... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

...definitely worth visiting. The ferry ride from Calasetta is short and enjoyable. Carloforte, an ancient Phoenician town originally, is a picturesque fishing village today, consisting of small, well kept houses and geared mostly to serve the booming tourism industry of the appropriate seasons. Nevertheless, if you are not crazy about traveling a lot, just to swim and bathe abroad (as... More 

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Bremerhaven, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Isola di San Pietro (San Pietro's Island) is a piece of heaven located 7 km off the South western Coast of Sardinia, and has one of the best and whitest beaches. Red tuna fish in the perfect cooked way is served along the many restaurants located in the coast. We ate at "Ristorante Al Tonno di Corsa" and it was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

This little island is worth a visit, take the ferry from Calasetta to Carloforte which is a very pretty little town. The beaches are beautiful around the very attractive coast.

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