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ORISTANO'S SARTIGLIA - an historic equestrian competition Tags: 0 Comments

ORISTANO'S SARTIGLIA - an 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 (under ...

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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 southe...

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Byssus: the magic fabric from the sea Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Byssus: the magic fabric from the sea

The encyclopaedia reads: “ B yssus is a textile fibre of animal origin, a sort of natural silk obtained from filaments secreted by a species of bivalve mollusks (Pinna nobilis), endemic in t...

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Discover the bread of Sardinia Tags: traditions & folklore, food, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Discover the bread of Sardinia

Familiarizing with the Sardinian bread world is a really interesting journey. Tourists generally know and appreciate the famous  Carasau bread in the form of a disc, also called "music pap...

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Tombs of the Giants Tags: history & culture, 0 Comments

Tombs of the Giants

It seems that the Giants' Tombs were  religious sites , but the most interesting and intriguing discovery is that these structures were built exactly where the energy channels of magnetic forces...

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Golfo Aranci's Mermaid Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, golfo aranci, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Golfo Aranci's Mermaid

A peculiarity that guests visiting Golfo Aranci must not miss is the song of the Mermaid rising from the sea.   From the depths of the blue sea, right in front of the Town Hall, emerg...

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PASTA: a strong tradition of Sardinia Tags: history & culture, food, experiences & activities, golfo aranci, 0 Comments

PASTA: a strong tradition of Sardinia

" Life is a combination of pasta and magic . " (Federico Fellini) Pasta in Sardinia, rich in wheat since ever, has its peculiarities to be discovered. We know that remains of wheat have been f...

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Bottarga: the golden caviar of Sardinia Tags: food, 0 Comments

Bottarga: the golden caviar of Sardinia

Its strong flavor and scent immediately lead us to Sardinia, to the crystal blue sea and warm white beaches. On these shores, the  Phoenicians first and the Arabs later  taught to sa...

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Excursions: hints & ideas Tags: costa smeralda, experiences & activities, golfo aranci, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Excursions: hints & ideas

Discovering the beauties of Sardinia from Golfo Aranci Golfo Aranci  is situated on a beautiful seaside, 20 km from  Olbia Town  and just a few kilometres from the well-known town...

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