Olbia, a town in the northeast corner of Italy’s Sardinia, has some 54,000 inhabitants and is the economic centre of the island.
Olbia - Costa Smeralda Airport (airport code OLB) flies to approximately 60 destinations in 14 countries. Air Berlin, Meridiana, EasyJet, and TUIfly are the leading carriers.
Olbia is a town of beach beauty. There are many diverse beaches from ones with white sand to others sitting on cliff peaks. With five kilometres of coast, the beach of Pittulongu is a favourite among visitors.
Olbia celebrates many religious festivals. Most of these occur between May 1 and the first week in September.
The dynamic seafront dotted with cafes and restaurants is a great way to spend an afternoon strolling or for a quick meal. The sea has had a great influence on Olbia's gastronomy. Mussels and oysters are local favourites.