It is a modern and popular tourist destination that opens onto the park geomarine of La Maddalena Archipelago, to which it is connected by numerous ferry rides. The extraordinary rocks of Capo d’Orso hold some strong appeal, a massive granite formation in a shape that reminds you of a large crouching bear merely 5km from the centre. A few km from the suggestive center is the stylish seaside village of Porto Rafael, named after its founder, Rafael Neville, Count of Berlanga, who was able to camouflage the comfortable villas among the granite rocks and junipers, and the Costa do Punta Sardinia is a beautiful pearl in the Mediterranean