The island of The Magdalene is the largest of the islands that make up the archipelago of the same name released off the coast of Gallura: to this, only permanently inhabited since the founding in 1770, combine Caprera, reach across the bridge of the Money Step, and St. Stephen's south, and Casings, Razzoli, Spread and Santa Maria are situated north-west.

From 1996 the archipelago, for the indescribable beauty of the coast and sea as well as to the integrity of the natural, was designated as a National Park.

The coastline of the island more, extended about 45 km, consists mainly of granite and porphyry traits that define jagged and often inaccessible.

The articulated coastal configuration lies much of its beauty: coves and beautiful bays where you can enjoy terrific views.

Once on the island, from the harbor and heading south-west side of the same, you reach the beach “Punta Tegge“, that allows easy access for disabled people; the site is also a refreshment.

Of interest, you can visit the fort of Punta Tegge, that was a summer camp for children from the Institute S. Vincenzo until a few years ago. Close, is possible to observe a columnar structure which rises from the sea, it “White tip reef protects”, erected in 1888.

Continuing along the road on the north, is reached “Trinity Beach“, with the homonymous bay of white sand and turquoise sea, much sought-after summer destination because of easy accessibility, thus making it an ideal place for families and children. Hugging the coastline we reach the “Beach of Monte Rena“, named for the characteristic stretch of white sand that can be seen along one side of this beautiful coastal cove.

The air is full of scents characteristic: sweet scent of myrtle, Elicriso, Juniper mixed smell of salt air also give life to what you breathe, making it unique.

From the street you can see the little creek “Cala Lunga” by emerald, in which stands the residential complex and hotel “Porto Massimo“.

Colors like this are a common background for the trails along the road Spalmatore, in that 20 km around the island provides a picturesque touch points from which, depending on the position, you can see in outline of the coasts of, Sardinia and Corsica on a bright blue expanse.

Walking further along the coast road Spalmatore, leaving behind “Cala Lunga”, the first bay you come to is that of the same name, the “Beach Spalmatore“.

Rather deep and the shape of a semicircle, offers a good port access to vessels transiting the area. The beach is equipped and hosts some refreshment, thus providing shade to cool off and enjoy the comfort of an ice cream.

Nel versante Est, opposite the island of Caprera, there is the beautiful “Bay of Giardinelli“, with the beach named “Head of the Octopus“. The large rock overlooking the beach just remember that of a giant octopus.

On the west side, Spread across the Island, There is a site of special historic interest named “French Quarry“.

Along the trail are visible remains of the carved stones in the era of evidence. From 1860 for more than 60-70 years, the granite quarry was the most important economic resource of the island with regard to the processing, the extraction and export of stone, granite used in road surfacing, dams, monuments and other.

Leaving Quarry French, continuing along the path towards Carlotto,
we arrive at a Battery Force built between the I and World War II
for air defense purposes, and you can meet along the way a small church, built many years ago by the local memory of the Lady Fishermen.

The interior of the island of La Maddalena is moved by rolling hills that reach the maximum height in 146 m of the Hill Old Guard.

Neck Floor, The locations Trinita. This country church was the first chapel built in 1780 entitled to S.M. Maddalena and only later around the 1814, when he started the construction of the Parish, was dedicated to S.S. Trinity.

Each year is celebrated, as the religious feast S.S. Trinity. Many of the faithful take part in the procession and at the end of Mass the festivities continue with dancing, folk songs and food tastings.

A naval base along the Italian Navy, the population has lived many years with the military presence of American and Italian, The strategic location in the Mediterranean, however, attracted the attention of Napoleon Bonaparte and Admiral Nelson.

Still polarises the attention of those who appreciate not only its extraordinary natural beauty, but also its picturesque old town.

Here you can forward through the narrow paved streets lined with exquisite palaces of the eighteenth century, or stroll through the city center where there is the parish church of Santa Maria Maddalena. There is a fine building of City Hall, built between 1903 and the 1906 in the square G. Garibaldi.

The historic center is a succession of narrow streets and up and down the stairs called “Carrughi”, small alleys of the old.

Near Cala Gavetta stands a granite column, the “Column Garibaldi“, obelisk in Piazza XXIII in February; was placed here 04 July 1907, in celebration of the centenary of the birth of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Pleasant is the visit of the marina “Cala Gavetta”, which is located to the west island, is the nerve center of the country, where friends meet fishery, sailing and all lovers of the sea.

fishing has been the island's main economic resource for a long time and over the years has gradually given way to a new economy based on tourism, current source and the primary asset for La Maddalena.