SHARE {   facebook   google+   twitter   linkedin   stumbleupon  }

Cagliari – Venues 3 of the Audi MedCup 2011 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1112

Cagliari – Venues 3 of the Audi MedCup 2011

The island province’s capital is a bustling port in the south east of the island which has a rich historical heritage going back to before the 12th century. It was first settled by the Phoenicians who called it Karalis, or the city of rock, and then settled by the Carthaginians.

All Venues of the Audi MedCup 2011:

1 Cascais 2 Marseille 3 Cagliari 4 Cartagena 5 Barcelona

The Romans built an ampihteatre and fine villas, but it was the 12th Century and the Pisans, the Aragonese and then the Dukes of Savoy who gave shape to the city. The citadel streets around the Marina and Stampace areas are lined with glorious19th Century buildings while the classic Via Roma, the which parallels the sea and in particular is the main street to cross from the city to Audi MedCup village, is in itself a step back into history – as well as a quiet spot to enjoy a morning cappuccino before the action begins.

Or climb from the Via Roma to the castle and marvel at the traditional Pisan and Aragonese architecture on the way up, before enjoying the vista from the top, looking west to the Santa Gilla lagoon and flats where the flamingo lounge lazily.

And a few steps back from the Via Roma are a myriad of narrow paved streets and passages replete with small traditional and modern trattoria offering a great range of keenly priced meals and snacks, not to mention the legendary ice-cream!

The race area is a favourite too, not just for its reliable winds which have blessed the Circuit each consecutive year since the first visit in 2008, but because of the flat waters which are the usual fayre in this big, deep open U-shaped bay. And when the Mistral blows down the valley from the north, accelerating along the lagoon and flatlands, fireworks are usually in evidence on the water, while the summer sea-breeze tops 12-14 knots and has been regular during past visits.

And just as the Audi MedCup Circuit has pioneered the waters of the Gulf of Angels venue, so too in recent years many other regional, European and world championships have followed suit to Cagliari.



Statistic Details for your Advertising
Posted by on May 20, 2011. Filed under Audi MedCup, Regatta-PORTS. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Tags: , , , ,

Short URL: http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1112


  1. Sydney International Boat Show 2014
  2. Cannes Yachting Festival 2014
  3. Baltic Marine Festival 2014
  4. Antibes Yacht Show 2014
  5. Rolex China Sea Race 2014 race start
  6. Algeria Boat Show 2014 starts in May
  7. Rolex China Sea Race 2014 commences next week
  8. Hainan Rendez-Vous will be branded SO! DALIAN
  9. Mega Yacht Nirvana (+Video) at the Dubai Yacht Show
  10. Video Clips from the Dubai Intern. Boat Show 2014
  11. Orca whales chasing a speed boat in the Pacific
  12. Spectacular 22nd Dubai International Boat Show delights crowds
  13. Thousands of visitors on Dubai Intern. Boat Show 2014
  14. Dubai International Boat Show 2014
  15. The Abu Dhabi Stopover – Volvo Ocean Race 2014
  1. Anik: Great site. really i like it. informative also.
  2. ARCA Racing: as well as on several major news and sporting sites. For the first time, players will also be able to...
  3. nauticweb: Here you will find all our RSS streams in the english edition: http://en.nauticwebnews.com/rs s-feeds/...
  4. Dorotha Alimento: I’ll right away take hold of your rss as I can not find your email subscription hyperlink or...
  5. joey racano: Just seeing the whale gave me goosebumps. I also got goosebumps seeing the SEAWORLD guy watching, hoping...