~ HISTORY Archivi - Porto Santa Teresa Gallura ~

The tower of Longonsardo

Built in the XVI century with materials coming from the medieval castle, the massive tower of Spanish origin is today one of the main symbols of the village. Located in a dominant position to guard the western shore of the harbour, it offers, among its battlements, an unforgettable view.

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The semaphore of Punta Falcone

Since the second half of the XIX century the signal station of Punta Falcone has guided the ships in the crossing of the Strait of Bonifacio. The structure – which included the dormitories and the lookout – is today abandoned (but could be restored soon). From this building, harmoniously integrated in nature, you can enjoy […]

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The lighthouse

Built in 1845 in Capo Testa it was the second lighthouse in Sardinia. The squared structure is surmounted by a tower that culminates in a large cylindrical lantern. Together with that of Bonifacio (only one year older) it has been helping sailors passing through the Strait for more than 170 years.

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