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Car Hire at Sardinia Alghero Fertilia Airport
Alghero Airport(Aeroporto di Alghero), also known as Fertilia Airport or Alghero-Fertilia Airport, is an international airport 10km north-northwest of the city of Alghero, in northern Sardinia, Italy. Named after the adjacent village of Fertilia, it belongs to the trio of airports serving Sardinia, the others being Olbia in the northeast and Cagliari in the south. Domestic flights from nine Italian airports account for about two-thirds of flights to and from Alghero Airport, with total passenger numbers averaging about 1.5 million annually.
About Alghero, Sardinia
It's nickname, "Barceloneta," should give you a clue about Alghero's vibrant Hispanic-influenced culture. A charming city with unmissable Spanish accents, Alghero centres on a historic old quarter that blends Catalan Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical architecture beautifully. The magic of this combination is encapsulated in the Cattedrale di Santa Maria.You should also watch out for the Chiesa di San Francesco with its magnificent cloister and the richly tiled cupola of the Chiesa di San Michele. Take a break from driving your rental car and wander along the atmospheric cobbled streets until you reach the monumental Palazzo d'Albis in the buzzing Piazza Civica. If you can, make time for the aquarium, the only one in Sardinia and an attractive environment for the abundant underwater sealife.
You'll get a great view of the city if you climb up to the Torre Sulis. End your day admiring the sunst on the picturesque Lungomare (waterfront), surrounded by Romanesque pillars.
For more tips on what to see on a car hire tour of Sardinia, read our guide.