Palau is an area rich in archaeological sites of memory. Among the most famous cultural sites in the area of Palau, the most important thing to mention is the MonteCanu, where is the site of Nuraghe Giants' graves, tombs belonging to the largeNuraghic of the second millennium BC
Also from the port of Palau, you can easily hang the ferry in only 15 minutes to reach the island of La Maddalena, the only town in the archipelago.
In a brief walk through the streets of downtown, you will see many nineteenth century buildings, the Parish of St. Maria Maddalena and the charming Cala Gavetta, a magnificent natural harbor.
With only 6 km route leads to the island of Caprera, famous settlement of Garibaldi andstill home to the museum named after him
Palau is one of the most spectacular and popular holiday resorts in Gallura and bordering the Emerald Coast and the main hub for connections with Corsica Archipelago of La Maddalena. But the development of the modern marina is also linked to the possibilities offered by the coast which extends in an incredible variety of bays, coves, dreamy, pristine beaches and rocky islets that emerge into a sea teaming with life.
The coasts of Palau artistically shaped profile sculpted by wind generating rocks of various forms, the most famous of which is the Bear. The effects of weather, over the millennia have amazingly transformed this rock to unmistakably appear like a bear. For those wishing to travel coast-to-coast while also visiting the reliefs of the inner area of Palau and its surroundings, characterized by lush vegetation, you can take advantage of a successful tourism offered by Sardinia's Railway called the Green Train. Its appeal is conferred by the fact that the railroad crossing road less areas that would otherwise be inaccessible. From the windows you can An unimaginable Sardinia, including forests, calm lakes and thick vegetation amidst which the train is forced to look through. The itineraries to discover this corner of paradise are many, For those deciding to adventure through Gallura, Palau is a mandatory destination. There are many places available to the most demanding, the most famous include: Porto Rafael, Capo d'Orso, Costa Serena, Isola dei Gabbiani, Porto Pollo (surfers' paradise) and the beautiful military forts of Stintino, Capo d'Orso Altura and Baragge. Of the many Sardinian destinations, that of Palau is not to be missed.