Visit the Costa Smeralda, the exclusive summer holiday resort founded by the Aga Khan. Sail to Porto Cervo, used for centuries as a meeting point for sailors from near and far. In the north, countless islands comprise the archipelago of La Maddalena, a national park and one of Italy's best-kept secrets. These islands are unspoilt and simply charming,where you can enjoy days of excellent sailing and holiday fun. Or base yourself in the south of Sardinia, spending time in Cagliari and exploring the coastline around Chia, with its great sandy beaches.