Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola

a picture of the hills and sea views near Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola, in north Sardinia, Italy.
Silent hills and breezy sea views near Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola, a rural village in north Sardinia, Italy.

About Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola

A pristine stretch of coastline characterized by rocky cliffs, sandy beaches and a sea as blue as the sky. It is the beautiful setting where Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola is situated, two towns that have merged into one over the years. The result is an idyllic village high up on a hill along the northern Sardinian coastline. The rolling hills surrounding the town makes it the paradise-like setting any traveler is looking for. Located about 200 kilometers north of Cagliari, and approximately 50 kilometres west of Olbia, Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola is well-hidden in the gentle hills and the agricultural landscape surrounding it. The place has a lot of history. You can still discover traces in the form of burial chambers, remnants of ancient Roman roads and ruins of old houses. These are the leftovers of Neolithic and Nuraghic cultures, two ancient civilizations that used to inhabit the island of Sardinia. It was these cultures that built the village around a chapel that used to serve shepherds. Even though the town has grown over the years, the rural lifestyle from the 1700s is still present. Sheep herding is an activity still practiced today by local inhabitants, and the milk and cheese produced by it have won several prizes in Europe. Another regional specialty is Zuppa Gallurese, a hearty peasant stew made with beef broth and dry bread. Given the location of Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola near the coast, seafood is an essential ingredient in the local cuisine, though the tradition of mountain cuisine isn’t too far away. The conservation of the local culture hasn’t been an easy endeavor since summer tourism has become the primary source of income in Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola. This comes as no surprise, as the jagged coastline and the wind-sculpted red rocks of Costa Paradiso make this region a paradise for sun seekers and water sports enthusiasts. Renowned beaches are just around the corner, they are widely regarded as one of the top things to do in northern Sardinia. While the sea may convince most sun-seekers to make Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola their next holiday destination, the town offers activities for outdoor enthusiasts as well. The hills are the perfect playground for biking, hiking and horse riding.

Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola Map

Beaches Near Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola

There are several sardinian beaches to explore near Trinità d’Agultu e Vignola. Just click on a link below to find out more!

Tinnari Beach

  • Length: 260 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling.
a picture of tinnari beach near Trinità D'Agultu in north sardinia

Tinnari beach a beautiful and quite secluded cove located on the pristine and solitary stretch of coast between the village of Costa Paradiso and Cala Canneddi in the area of Isola Rossa, in the municipality of Trinità d’Agultu. Facing north with a length of 260 meters, this beautiful beach is mostly made up of small pebbles carried by the Riu Pirastru river, and can only be reached by boat or via a walk of about 30 minutes that descends along the slopes of Mount Tinnari. Cala Tinnari beach is immersed in the typical scents and colors of the Costa Paradiso, and it is an ideal destination for those looking for tranquility and peace during their holiday in northern Sardinia. Tinnari is a spectacular beach to visit, it’s a true Sardinian work of art, and therefore on top of our list of Best Beaches of North Sardinia.

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La Marinedda Beach

  • Length: 600 meters.
  • Things to do: kayaking, kitesurfing, pedal boating, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of la marinedda beach in olbia-tempio sardinia

La Marinedda beach (Spiaggia la Marinedda) is located 1.2 kilometers north-east of Isola Rossa, in Comune di Trinità D’Agultu e Vignola, Olbia-Tempio. This beach faces north-west, and has a length of 600 meters. This is an excellent place for swimming and snorkelling as the bay is quite calm and the water is beautifully clean. This beach is recommended for families with young children, as the water at La Marinedda beach remains shallow for quite a distance. Many locals consider this beach to be one of the most beautiful beaches between Santa Teresa di Gallura and Castelsardo. La Marinedda is a surfer’s paradise, every year in August this beach is host to the Frozen Open Surf Contest attracting surf enthousiasts from around the world.

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Cala Canneddi

  • Length: 280 meters.
  • Things to do: pedal boating, snorkelling.
a picture of cala canneddi in Trinità d'Agultu e Vignola

Situated in an area with bright sand and pink rocks, Cala Canneddi is located 500 meters north-west of Canneddi, in the municipality of Trinità D’Agultu.

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