Alghero, Italy, October 2nd - 5th 2016

Area Attractions

Take advantage of your time in Alghero before or after the conference by exploring the surrounding area. All excursions are optional and at your own expense.

Poseidon Diving Center

The Alghero Poseidon Diving Center is glad to offer a variety of  water- based services such as scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking or excursions by boat. With Poseidon Diving Center you can experience fabulous views of the “Coral Riviera” with experienced guides.

Tavolara Marine Park

The Marine Protected Area of Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo, established in 1997 with a decree of the Department of the Environment, covers about 15,000 hectares of sea and the coastal territories of the Municipalities of Olbia, Loiri Porto S.Paolo, and San Teodoro.

Its naturalistic features and enchanting landscape, as well as its historical events, make it one of the most interesting sites of the Mediterranean. Divers will find an extraordinary marine environment between Tavolara, Molara and Molarotto, and beachgoers will find many white sand beaches with natural swimming pools. For more information about this marine protected area, please visit the reserve’s website.

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Both Anghelu Ruju and Nuraghe Palmavera of Alghero offer and amazing historical experience. During the October both sites should be open from 9am to 7pm. A combined ticket for entrance for both archaeological sites is € 5.00 and € 3.00 for an option guided tour in both areas. Tours are available in several languages. See Excursions for more information on exclusive conference offers.

Neptune’s Grotto was discovered by fishermen in the eighteenth century this sea-level cave complex uses dramatic lighting to enhance a multitude of stunning stalactites and stalagmites. These can be seen formed into impressive shapes such as organ pipes and cathedral columns which account for the names of individual caves. To get to the cave you can either drive and climb down into the cave or boat to the caves entrance.

Neptune’s Grotto was discovered by fishermen in the eighteenth century this sea-level cave complex uses dramatic lighting to enhance a multitude of stunning stalactites and stalagmites. These can be seen formed into impressive shapes such as organ pipes and cathedral columns which account for the names of individual caves. To get to the cave you can either drive and climb down into the cave or boat to the caves entrance. See Excursions for more information on exclusive conference offers.

The Marine Protected Area of Capo-Caccia Alghero

The Capo Caccia – Isola Piana Protected Marine Area extends from Capo Galera up to Punta delle Gessiere and goes as far as 36 km and covers 2,631 hectares of land. The coastal strip is characterized by the presence of the high cliffs of Punta Giglio, Capo Caccia and Punta Cristallo, as well as by the beautiful Mugoni beach; the underwater scenery includes not only the sea plane Posidonia oceanica but numerous and incredibly interesting underwater sea caves and coral sea floors. Visit here for more information.

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