Porto Torres, Sardinia (Photo: Gabriele Maltinti/Shutterstock)
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Port of Porto Torres

In the days of the Roman Empire, Porto Torres was an important port in Northern Sardinia, though these days it's best known as the location of a petrochemical plant. However, history buffs might like to check out the Basilica di San Gavino and other relics of Rome's heyday. The surrounding beaches and nature reserve are also worth a visit.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

Shore Excursions

About Porto Torres


Pro

Porto Torres is home to the Basilica di San Gavino, a notable religious landmark

Con

Porto Torres is a working industrial port and as such is not quite as scenic as some other ports

Bottom Line

In Porto Torres, visitors can get a bit of insight into authentic Italian coastal life


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