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Local Food & Shopping

There are lots of local shops and supermarkets along with many excellent restaurants within 5-minutes drive.
Try some of the amazing cooking styles of Sardinia with a wide range of fresh seafood. Stroll through vibrant street markets in Alghero and Castelsardo. Discover handmade crafts, jewelry, ceramics, and tantalizing Sardinian street food.

Immerse yourself in local life at farmers' markets, where fresh produce and Sardinian specialties tempt your taste buds. Shop for designer fashion and unique finds in Alghero's historic old town. Porto Cervo beckons with upscale boutiques and high-end luxury brands.

Embrace the island's heritage with traditional Nuragic-inspired crafts. Seek out intricate pottery, textiles, and jewelry rooted in ancient designs. Explore thriving art scenes in Alghero and Olbia. Bring home a piece of Sardinian artistry.


From quaint markets to upscale boutiques, Northern Sardinia caters to every shopping whim. Come, uncover hidden gems and retail treasures in this Mediterranean haven. Your retail adventure awaits.


The nearest supermarkets are close by in Sorso. There is also a wide
range of local shops selling local produce from the land and sea in addition to
interesting retail outlets

Shopping Malls

The nearest large shopping malls are in Sassari (10-15 minutes away): Centro Commerciale Auchan – Viale Porto Torres, 07100 Sassari - worth a visit. Galleria Tanit – Via Caniga, 1, 07100 Sassari

Street Markets

Handbags are very good at reasonable prices, do barter for these. There are also cheese, vegetable, butchers
Thursday morning - Porto Torres
Friday Morning - Sorso

Wine in Sardinia

Sardinia produces some great wines. Bottles can be pre-ordered and placed in the outside wine chiller for your arrival. Good Red and White wine can be purchased at the Cantina Di Sorso, just take any bottles (large plastic or glass water bottles) and have them filled for 3 or 4 Euro's.


Restaurants in Castelsardo

Cormorano restaurant was founded more than twenty years ago both Sardinian and Italian haute cuisine. The restaurant is near to the main square of Castelsardo, a medieval town sited on a rocky crag overlooking the sea.

Cavalluccio restaurant is located on the Punta Tramontana not far from Castelsardo and has always been a landmark for those who changes daily depending on the catch and seasonal produce available locally.

Restaurants in Sorso

Ristorante Pizzeria ‘Chez Nous’

This restaurant has been recommended on a previous stay in Sorso. 


The seafood pasta was already excellent but the highlight is the red gurnard (capone).

Ristorante Pizzeria da Piero restaurant with very good price for good quality.

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