La Fiera dell’Artigianato Artistico della Sardegna nasce oltre mezzo secolo fa, grazie allo spirito di iniziativa di un gruppo di abili tessitrici che decisero di iniziare a mostrare al pubblico i loro manufatti. Misero in vendita le loro produzioni (tappeti e arazzi), dando così origine alla prima fiera del tappeto. Con il tempo l’esposizione si è arricchita, infatti, iniziarono a … Continue reading Il meglio della produzione artigianale sarda in esposizione a Mogoro
The town of Sardara is part of the province of Medio Campidano and it is known for its thermal baths but also for some archeological sites that characterize its territory such as the nuragic village of Sant’Anastasia with a holy well temple. Sardara received in 2005 the “Orange Flag”, an award from the Italian Touring Club, and in 2009 the … Continue reading Sardara, the town of thermal baths
La Maddalena Archipelago is located in the Straits of Bonifacio between Corsica and Sardinia. It is made by a group of seven main islands and numerous other small islets, all uninhabited a part from La Maddalena Island. The archipelago is a popular tourist destination in the North East Sardinia characterized by crystal clear waters and dramatic granite coastlines. Apart from … Continue reading Is La Maddalena archipelago the ultimate paradise?
During the spring season, whether you walk through mountain paths or go for a stroll in the green and fresh Sardinian countryside you may encounter some of the spontaneous orchid. They certainly cannot be missed due to their elegant shapes and multitude of colors. Despite the small size of most species their beauty inspired poets and novelists since the invention … Continue reading The beauty of wild orchids
Torre dei Corsari beach resort is a hidden gem located in the Costa Verde region (central Western coast of Sardinia). It is part of the Arbus marina territory and got the name after the well preserved lookout Spaniard tower (also called Torre di Flumentorgiu) build during the XVII century to spot the Saracens incursions from the sea. It is an … Continue reading Torre dei Corsari the hidden gem in the Costa Verde
Marceddì is a small, but very charming, fishing village located on the homonymous lagoon at the southern end of the Gulf of Oristano and close to Terralba and Arborea, bordered by the “Old Tower” and “New Tower”, two ancient Spanish towers built in the 17th century as watchdog against pirates and enemies coming from the sea. The village overlooks a … Continue reading Marceddì, the lagoon of colours and life
Let’s face it, we all want to live a long and healthy life and where better to do this than in Sardinia, especially when there is a town on the island that has one of the top 3 oldest living populations in the world! Many of the residents in the small mountainous town of Ovodda (situated in the centre of … Continue reading Fancy living to 100 years of age? Move to Sardinia!
The variety of Sardinian cuisine is well known, starting with fresh and seasonal vegetables, seafood, breads, meats such as goat, suckling pig, lamb and a local famous cheese called “Pecorino” (cheese made from sheep). Let’s not forget of course the indigenous types of grapes (over 20 different types) which, apparently, help you live to be 100 years or more and … Continue reading Sardinia, a food-lover’s paradise.