The World Rally Championship comes to Sardinia

Updated on Dec 16, 2019 by Alastair McClymont

Blog > The World Rally Championship comes to Sardinia

The iconic World Rally Championship (WRC rally) heads to the island of Sardinia in June, promising a breathtaking spectacle across beautiful landscapes.

Whether you're a lover of motorsports or just a fan of the beautiful landscapes, we're sure you'll enjoy the atmosphere of the Sardinia WRC rally. The revving of engines and the drama of competition will fill the mountains, towns and coastal stretches of Sardinia, with the arrival of the World Rally Championship.

The Italian leg of the championships returns for the Sardinia WRC rally from Thursday 4th June 2020 to Sunday 7th June 2020, promising four days of racing action in some of the island's most alluring destinations. 

When comparing world rally holidays, there's a plethora of exciting destinations to choose from, however, in Sardinia, you'll also find yourself in an ideal location for visiting historic towns and villages, glorious mountain landscapes and as well as beautiful beaches. Food and wine lovers won't be disappointed either.

Serving as the headquarters of the WRC rally, Alghero is a stunning historic seaside town. There are countless things to do here, from wandering around the charming old town and relaxing by the waterfront, to venturing to nearby beaches and sampling the freshest of seafood and traditional dishes, such as spit-roasted suckling pig, washed down with a Sardinian Cannonau wine.

Basing yourself in Alghero during the rally will present a number of accommodation options to choose from. From charming villas to impressive hotels, our wide range of properties in the area are sure to satisfy your requirements.


Where to stay in Alghero

Hotel Punta Negra

Boasting a breathtaking beachfront location that is just a short drive from the atmospheric town of Alghero, you'll enjoy some superb facilities and plenty of rest and relaxation during a stay at Hotel Punta Negra.

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Hotel Calabona

Comfortable and welcoming, and only 20 minutes’ walk from the old town, the 4-star Hotel Calabona gives you access to Alghero's wide array of restaurants and the unique Catalan architecture, while also being far enough away from the bustle to ensure a tranquil stay.

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Casa Angelica

If there's a larger group of you looking to attend the WRC rally, this cottage-style villa sleeping up to six guests will tick all your boxes. 

Nestled in the Alghero countryside, and only a short drive away from the main town, it's become one of the most popular villas in our programme.

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Fancy seeing where else you can stay in the Alghero & North West region? Check out our dedicated accommodation page and begin planning your escape now.


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