Alghero

Local nameAlghero - L'Alguer
LocationItaly

Alghero, also known as L'Alguer, is a town of about 44,000 inhabitants in the Italian insular province of Sassari in northwestern Sardinia, next to the Mediterranean Sea. Part of its population descends from Catalan conquerors from the end of the Middle Ages, when Sardinia was part of the Crown of Aragon. Hence, the Catalan language is co-official and known as the Alguerès dialect. The name Alghero comes from Aleguerium, which is a mediaeval Latin word meaning 'stagnation of algae' .Alghero is the third university center in the island, coming after Cagliari and Sassari. It hosts the headquarters of the Università degli Studi di Sassari’s Architecture and Design department. In 2012 it was the 10th most visited city by tourists in Italy.

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Alghero: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide from 319 USD

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alghero

Official Website http://www.comune.alghero.ss.it/

Coordinates 40°33'36.073" N 8°18'54.53" E

Tours and activities: Alghero

Alghero: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide

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Alghero: Sardinian Home Cooking Class and Lunch

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Alghero: Full-Day History and Gastronomy Tour

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