Olbia is a port and airport town in the north-eastern corner of the island of Sardinia. The town has a long history, and although nowadays it is mostly seen as a transit town for travellers arriving in or leaving Sardinia, Olbia has enough charms to merit some attention in its own right.
Olbia has one or two important sights within the town, and its small historic core is a pleasant place to amble and to sit at a restaurant or bar. The town isn’t expensive, and it makes a good base for a day or two – perhaps longer, if you are planning to take a boat trip, visit beaches or explore nearby sights. If you are travelling to or from Olbia Airport, it is certainly worth considering spending a few hours in the town itself. Olbia city is an appealing tourist attraction and is a hub of trading activities because of its placement at the edge, forming a boundary between Italy and other countries. The land here yields a lot of agricultural products.
Costa Smeralda is one of the best resorts in Olbia, Porto Rotondo is also another resort, but the very best is Lido of Pittulongu which has the highest number of tourists visiting daily. This city located on the Sardinia Island is actually the best attraction to all tourists in Italy. Any tourist visiting Olbia without going for the thermal bath has missed a lot, since this is the most popular event which has been on since ages. There are also some ancient buildings like the Church of San Simplicio called St Paolo that attracts tourists.
You can hire a car at Olbia city or can opt for pick up from Olbia airport. With a hired car you can easily go to any of the locations in this coastal city enjoying the best tourist spots. This will ease the stress of having to jump from one bus to the other, or getting off and on the train. Car Rental Italy provides cars on hire at very affordable prices for you to enjoy your stay and move around in Olbia.