Explore Olbia like an insider! Secret locations, experiences and untold stories only the locals know… Our staff are proud to reveal Mercure Local Stories.
A ROMAN COUNTRY HOUSE
The ruins making up the farm of S'Imbalconadu tell the story of a villa use...
AN AGED WATER
As well as being the best-preserved Roman archaeological site in Sardinia, ...
Au gratin, raw, or boiled, mussels are one of the top dishes of the culinar...
WHERE THE GIANT RESTS
The Tomba dei Giganti (tomb of the giants) di Su Mont'e s'Abe is an archeol...
Despite the actual church of San Paolo is much more ancient – as it was bui...
AN OASIS IN OLBIA
Olbia is not only an area of sea and beaches. In the inland part of the cit...
The Basilica of San Simplicio, the most ancient religious building in North...
Hiding jewels or the little money saved up under their house was a common h...
THE DOOR REMAINS THE SAME
As you walk through town, you will find a part of the Punic walls also used...
THE RIU MULINU NURAGHE
One of the particularities of Sardinia is certainly the nuraghi, cone-shape...
VENICE IN OLBIA
Porto Rotondo, in the district of Olbia, has been inhabited for thousands o...
It’s not just the streets, the planets, and stars that are dedicated to fam...
THE CULT OF WATER AT THE HOLY WELL
The holy well of Sa Testa was discovered around the 1930s by a group of she...
SARDINIA: PUMP THE BEAT!
A notice to all music fans on the island: a visit to the Mario Cervo archiv...
CLASSIC, YET MODERN
Inaugurated in the mid-1990s, the structure rising next to Piazza San Marco...
BIG FISH EAT LITTLE FISH
The food chain is the main subject of the decoration of Via del Molo in dow...
RUINS OF A SHIP… INSIDE AN ANCHORED SHIP
The Archaeology Museum of Olbia narrates its local history – from prehistor...
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: THE SEA
The use planned by the architect who designed it in 1990 – the Tuscan Giova...
A STOPLIGHT THAT MADE HISTORY
The Vecchio Semaforo (the old stoplight) is a fortress anciently used by th...
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