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Sardina Alghero Airport is an international airport situated 4.9 miles north-northwest of the city of Alghero, in northern Sardinia, Italy. Sardina Alghero Airport is one of the three main airports serving Sardinia, the others being Olbia in the northeast, and near Cagliari in the south. At Sardina Alghero Airport there are domestic flights from nine Italian airports that provide around 600.000 passengers annually for the years 2000 to 2004. There are many holiday attractions located in the vicinity of Sardina Alghero Airport, which are very popular among tourists.
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Alghero Cathedral is located in Alghero, near Sardina Alghero Airport. Begun in 1570, it was opened in 1593 but finished and consecrated only in 1730. The church original was in Catalan-Gothic style, as it can be seen in the five chapels of the presbytery, which also include the base of the bell tower. In the 20th century, a Neo-Classical narthex was added to the façade, changing abruptly its appearance.
The Church of St. Francis in Alghero, near Sardina Alghero Airport, is another beautiful church that must not be missed. The church was rebuilt in the late 16th century. Original Catalan-Gothic parts can be seen over the high altar, the presbytery chapels and the San Sacramento chapel. The bell tower is from the first half of the 16th century.
Neptune's Grotto is a stalactite cave near the town of Alghero and Sardina Alghero Airport on the island of Sardinia. The cave was discovered by local fishermen in the 18th century and has since developed into a popular tourist attraction. The grotto gets its name from the Roman god of the sea, Neptune. It is a wonderful attraction that must not be missed.
Le Ragnatele is a great amusement park located near Sardina Alghero Airport that offers children and adults of all ages the opportunity to try out some of the most adrenaline-filled adventure courses along high wire trails that you can find at different heights, thanks to different platforms, steel cables, Tibetan bridges, ropes and rope-ladders.