In Alghero, Coral Riviera of the island, you can buy a beautiful jewel of real red coral, that is appreciated worldwide.
The town of Alghero some people called "Coral Riviera", it is here extended mining of corals and their price is very high. Corals do not lose in the price and their cost is growing every year, so it's not only beautiful decoration but also a profitable investment.
Across the city are hundreds of shops where you can buy these corals at a bargain price. Most often it is a cheap knockoff, they can even dye the skin in the heat. So do not be stingy and buy a more expensive corals.
Where to do?
The medieval town with many towers and forts, magnificent caves with underground lakes and pristine beaches.14
Location: Province of Sassari
3-4 grams cost about €5. Beads 25 cm cost about €5,000.
More things to do on Sardinia
Try cheese pecorino
Pecorino is made from milk of sheep, that grown only in Sardinia, and from it people make the famous cheese Casu Marzu with live larvae. 2011
Try liquor Filu 'e ferru
Earlier this liquor was prepared in secret, marking the place where you can buy it with a fishing line, but now you can buy this drink in all Sardinia.3
In Sardinia snails are delicacy, which taste just appreciate by gourmets, so if you're one of them, then you should definitely try the snails on the island.18
Stroll through the art museum in the open air among many houses, painted a picture of life in Sardinia.FREE18Orgosolo
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