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Nule And The Sardinian Carpets Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore 0 Comments

Nule And The Sardinian Carpets

The Sardinian carpet is not only the floor rug: in Sardinia, it is woven and used also to cover the wooden chests. Its origins seem to be very far, starting with the mats that were already woven in t...

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Plan A Visit: Holy Wells & Sacred Springs Tags: history & culture hiking & trekking, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Plan A Visit: Holy Wells & Sacred Springs

In many cultures, water is regarded as holy and symbolizes purification. In animist cults, water is a sacred gift to be respected and honoured. In the Hindu tradition, the main holy places are often ...

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Discover Tavolara Island Tags: hiking & trekking, experiences & activities, golfo aranci, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Discover Tavolara Island

In front of the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites Tavolara Island shows the side of its grandeur that, according to a mythological concept, would represent the ship of the Phaeacians, guilty of hav...

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Eleanor of Arborea Tags: history & culture, 0 Comments

Eleanor of Arborea

When it comes to her, the edging between reality and mythology is not always clear.  Both history and legend tell of an exceptional woman: Eleanor, Iudex of Arborea. Around the middle of 1300, S...

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Porto Rafael Tags: costa smeralda, 0 Comments

Porto Rafael

" To dream is to live, Count's word! " The noble Count de Berlanga Rafael Neville, born in Malaga in 1926, after travelling among Spain, Morocco, England and France, one night had a drea...

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San Gavino Saffron Tags: food, 0 Comments

San Gavino Saffron

The San Gavino Saffron has organoleptic properties unique in the world for its colouring power, its flavour, its aroma and for its therapeutic properties, that deserved the recognition of the ...

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The Carnival In Tempio Pausania Town Tags: entertainment - nightlife - concerts, traditions & folklore, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

The Carnival In Tempio Pausania Town

The Carnival of Tempio Pausania (in Gallurese dialect  Carrasciali timpiesu ) is the most important allegorical Carnival of Sardinia. Both in Tempio, and in general in Gallura, carnival has...

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Oristano's Sartiglia: A Historic Equestrian Competition Tags: 0 Comments

Oristano's Sartiglia: A Historic Equestrian Competition

The Sartiglia is an equestrian competition that takes place in Oristano on the last Carnival Sunday (under the protection of St. John the Baptist, protector of farmers) and on Mardi Gras (u...

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THE PAVONCELLA (LAPWING) Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

THE PAVONCELLA (LAPWING)

We find it in fabrics, chests, pottery, carpets, jewels, and even in the bread baked for special festivities. Illustrations of birds, puligas (chicken) or affuragias  (sparrows), is...

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Orosei: Saint Anthony Abate's Bonfire Tags: entertainment - nightlife - concerts, traditions & folklore, history & culture, food, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Orosei: Saint Anthony Abate's Bonfire

Orosei is located at the foot of a volcanic hill on the Cedrino river valley, an hour and a half from our Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, 100 km south. Historic capital of the southern Ba...

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