EasyJet is the only airline to offer direct flights to Olbia in Sardinia. They provide regular flights from Gatwick to the city in Northern Italy. Other airlines such as British Airwaves, Alitalia, Lufthansa and AirFrance offer flights with stopovers from Heathrow. Public transport is available from the airport to the city centre (12 kilometres away) and a shuttle service is also available.
A warm beach resort offering a variety of historical and modern attractions, Olbia is home to a host of incredible historic venues including the Cathedral of San Simplicio, the Church of St Paul the Apostle and the Museo Archeologico (National Archaeology Museum.) The prehistoric monuments at Arzachena are open for visits for those who would like to see "giants' tombs", towers and ancient ruins. The abandoned lighthouse at Cape Figaro shows off the "old traffic light", and walks are offered around the old city walls. Ancient rock formations can be seen in the maritime caves of Capo Cacchia.
The restaurants in Olbia cater for those who appreciate local italian dishes such as pasta, spaghetti, lobster, salami, cheese, breads, as well as rich desserts and gelato. Food and wine tasting are available at some restaurants. Garden dining (al fresco) adds to the relaxed dining experience during the warmer months.