Where to stay around Porto Torres?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 586 holiday lettings near Porto Torres. From 213 houses to 169 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porto Torres is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Porto Torres?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Porto Torres:

  • Villaggio Satellite: 21 holiday homes
  • La Pelosa: 139 holiday homes
  • Lido: 316 holiday homes
  • Sa Segada: 18 holiday homes
  • Pivarada: 436 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porto Torres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porto Torres. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Asinara National Park: 459 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of San Gavino: 1,391 holiday lettings
  • Balai Beach: 1,318 holiday lettings
  • Turritano Antiquarium: 1,328 holiday lettings
  • Alghero Walls: 926 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porto Torres listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Porto Torres?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 213 houses in Porto Torres. Our other popular types of Porto Torres holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 169 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 129 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 20 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porto Torres?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 142 holiday homes with pool available in Porto Torres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a hotel or self catering Villa in Porto Torres, Sardinia your home away from home

    Port Torres is a popular holiday resort on the northwest coast of the lovely Mediterranean island of Sardinia. It is part of Italy and the main language is Italian, although English is widely spoken in Sassari Province. You may also hear a little Sardinian spoken by the locals too. There are plenty of villas, beach apartments and self-catering accommodation to suit all budgets and most are close to the sandy beach and shops. Porto Torres villas can also be rented outside the town to take advantage of the quiet Sardinian countryside.

    Porto Torres was a sizeable city even in Roman times and the Roman antiquities are a major attraction, along with the beach and diving sites. Visitors will love the rich and diverse Sardinian cuisine of seafood and Italian dishes.

    Things to do in Porto Torres, Sardinia

    Most people visit Porto Torres for the sandy beaches, which are beautifully set in bays along the coastline. The beaches are a delight on which to sit, with golden sand and clear blue waters setting the perfect beach scene.

    The most popular excursion from Porto Torres is a day trip by ferry to the island of Asinara. This island was formerly a prison, so fishing in the area was prohibited and this has resulted in it becoming one of the richest seabeds in the world – ideal for divers to explore. Corals, anemones, starfish, octopus, moray eels and many other fish can be seen in this underwater park. The whole of the island is a National Park, and along with the prolific birdlife, visitors can see the small white donkeys which are native to the island.

    Places to visit in Porto Torres, Sardinia

    The ancient Roman city of Porto Torres was known as Turris Libyssonis. Some ancient remains can still be seen, including the existing port, the aqueduct, the forum and some temples which are still in good condition. Other ancient remains can be seen in the Palazzo del Re Barbaro, including the charming Holy Trinity of Saccargia church. The Barbaric King’s Palace was the most important thermal bath building, dating back to the 1st century. Even the new Town Hall was formerly the Duke of Asinara Palace.

    One of the most important Roman buildings which still remains in Porto Torres is the Basilica of St Gavino. The basilica dates back to the 11th century, along with the nearby Necropolis which has more than 20 burial chambers hewn out of the rock.

    The bridge over the Mannu River is also a Roman structure, and is still in use today. There are no less than 8 museums in and around Porto Torres. The Turritano Antiquarium holds an interesting collection of artifacts and is well worth a visit.

    Weather in Porto Torres, Sardinia

    Sardinia has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry, windy summers and very mild winters. Coastal plains are drier and warmer than the mountains, which may see snow in the wintertime.

    Flights to Porto Torres, Sardinia

    The nearest airport to Porto Torres, Sardinia is Fertilia airport which is about 10 miles south of the town. It has frequent flights from 9 Italian airports and 15 international destinations making travel from the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and other parts of Europe very easy.

    Activities and attractions in and around Porto Torres

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Porto Torres a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Turritano Antiquarium (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Water Paradise (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Circuito del Corallo (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
    • Sella and Mosca Estate (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • Golf Club Alghero (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
    • Le Ragnatele Adventure Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Porto Torres

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto Torres is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Balai Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • La Pelosa Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
    • Anghelu Ruju Necropolis (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
    • Platamona Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Gulf of Asinara (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Ezzi Mannu Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)