Sardinia: Useful Information
The Little Continent
• If you fancy dressing up and partying the night away, head to Sardinia’s glitzy party town Costa Smeralda.
• Save money with a seven-day tourist pass (€50) which allows you access on any Trenitalia or FdS bus or train.
• Tap water is safe to drink in Sardinia. Ask for acqua naturale in restaurants to avoid being charge for bottled water.
• Peak season in Sardinia is June – September
• Sardinia’s biggest festivals take place in the lead up to Ash Wednesday, Easter, and Christmas.
• The Grotta del Bue Marino near Cala Gonone is the Mediterranean’s largest sea cave at 15km long – not to be missed!
• Though there are plenty of reptiles on the island, there are no poisonous snakes.
• Sardinia’s main religion is Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic.
• Sardinia is not open to gays and lesbians though the legal age of consent is 16. The conservative culture of Sardinia is slow in changing its opinion of homosexuality but Sassari and Cagliari have more open views than the rest of the island.