Olbia, Sardinia

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It took the locals some centuries to finally settle on ‘Olbia’ as the name for their town.

This corner of fabulously cosmopolitan North-Eastern Sardinia can boast influences from France, Spain and the Middle East. So perhaps it’s no wonder that Italian-style cuisine and friendly Mediterranean charm await ever-increasing numbers of visitors from the UK.

Destination overview
  Language: Italian
  Currency: Euro
  Time zone: GMT +1 hour (GMT +2 hours in summer)
  Flight Time: 2 hours 50
  Holiday type: Beach, Summer sun, City break
  Weather: Average maximum temperature: 20.3C
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Private jet hire to Olbia
Olbia, to the north east of Sardinia has a dedicated VIP terminal for private jet charter flights, and the airport is just 3km southeast of the centre of Olbia.

Private jet hire is also available in other popular resorts in Sardinia such as Alghero and Cagliari.

Must see:
Get out of town and thoroughly unplug in the laid-back resorts and beautiful sandy coves of the Costa Smeralda – the Emerald Coast.

Must eat at:
Gallura has a fine reputation for great local dishes with a deliciously creative twist. Chef Rita D’Enza has been keeping a watchful eye over the kitchen for decades.

Must be there for:
The chic resort of Porto Cervo, on the Costa Smeralda, plays host to some of Italy’s most upmarket sport every April and May when the Polo Gold Cup comes to town. Expect horsey types with Italian accents.

Well-travelled tips:
- If you’ve hired a car, take the road between Alghero and Bosa, for truly spectacular scenery to rival the best coastline on the Med.
- Spend a day on one of the world’s first branded beaches. The Fiat Playa at Porto Rotondo, every July and August, has a chilled vibe and all mod cons including a resident DJ.

British citizens do not need a visa to visit Italy.

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