Olbia is a small town in the north-east of the island of Sardinia. The city is often used as a gateway to the popular Costa Smeralda area of the island which draws many tourists every year. The transport links to the rest of Sardinia make Olbia a busy transport hub, as does its proximity to mainland Italy. The town itself offers visitors a number of pleasant historical sights to view as well as being a relaxed alternative to the busier tourist destinations nearby, with many quality cafés and restaurants in the centre of town. Car hire in Olbia means you can make the most of the town before heading on to your main destination.