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Sardinia Olbia is a town and commune of 53.231 inhabitants, according to the 2010 census. Called Olbia in the Roman age, Civita in the Middle Ages and Terranova Pausania before the 1940s, Sardinia Olbia was again the official name of the town after the period of Fascism. Sardinia Olbia is the economic centre of this part of the island and is very close to the famous Costa Smeralda tourist area. Sardinia Olbia is a dynamic city, which presents itself as a tourist destination, for the beauty sea and beaches and also for the large number of places of cultural interest to visit.
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Costa Smeralda is a coastal area located near Sardinia Olbia. The venue has got white sand beaches, a golf club, private jet and helicopter service. It is one of the priciest and most expensive resorts in the surrounding area. Many celebrities have come to Costa Smeralda to spend some relaxing time.
Giant's Grave is a Sardinian megalithic gallery located near Sardinia Olbia. A stone cairn lies over the burial chamber itself. The structures were originally covered by a mound resembling the shape of an overturned ship. Near the entrance was the obelisk, which symbolised the gods or ancestors who watched over the dead.
San Simplicio is a church in Sardinia Olbia, located in northern Sardinia. It was built in the late 11th century on a short hill, once located outside the walls of the city. The interior shows the granite construction of the basilica. In the middle of the apse are two ruined frescoes, depicting St. Simplicius and Victor of Fausania, Under the altar, there are relics of Simplicius discovered in 1614 while excavating the crypt of the church.
National Archaeological Museum of Sardinia Olbia is characterised by a grand central patio in which there are some recently discovered Roman ships and a series of functional places, such as the library, the auditorium and the congress centre. On the upper floor advanced technology is used to reproduce the event of the Vandals sinking ships.