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Cala Spalmatore

Spalmatore Bay is easily accessible from the scenic road. It is a deep inlet protected from the Mistral wind; it houses two comfortable beaches and a long quay for the private pleasure crafts. Its name derives from the quay, originally used for “spalmaggio”, the pitch spreading operations for boats.


Padule is a peripheral district, placed in the west of the city centre following the coastline. Not so long ago it was a seaside destination for the island’s citizens; over the years it has evolved into a residential area with shops and services.


Moneta is a small district located on the east coast towards Caprera. It was built in the 1920s around the villages of the military Arsenal’s workers and it is a densely populated area even today. There are some shops, services, a small post office and a church, whose buildings date to 1905, dedicated to the …

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