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Pinuccio Sciola: Sardinian Sculptor and Muralist Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, golfo aranci 0 Comments

Pinuccio Sciola: Sardinian Sculptor and Muralist

Golfo Aranci ’s promenade is embellished with two "Sails" carved in stone plus a group of three soundtracks by Pinuccio Sciola (15th March 1942 – 13th May 2016), the only sculptor wh...

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Marianne Sin Pfältzer: open-air gallery in Golfo Aranci Tags: personalities, history & culture, golfo aranci, 0 Comments

Marianne Sin Pfältzer: open-air gallery in Golfo Aranci

In the old part of Golfo Aranci village, hanging from the oldest houses, a series of mainly black and white photos tells the story of the last century's fishermen's community emigrated from Ponza, V...

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Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian? Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian?

I remember that Sister Anna Concetta, my elementary school teacher, always reminded us on October 12th of the discovery of America by Ligurian Christopher Columbus who, with his famous three caravel...

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Mother of the murdered: The Sardinian Piety Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

Mother of the murdered: The Sardinian Piety

I n an extensive area of central-eastern Sardinia, rich in splendid mountains with steep walls, deep ravines, caves and caverns, where archaeological research is bringing to light the remains of the ...

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Annarita Serra: turning trash plastic into art pieces Tags: personalities, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Annarita Serra: turning trash plastic into art pieces

"I had two dreams in my life: working with art and saving the sea. I have discovered over the years that one helps me to fulfil the other, that art helps me to save the sea. I know that I am doing i...

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Supramonte of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, personalities, history & culture, hiking & trekking, 0 Comments

Supramonte of Sardinia

The complex of Supramonte, Sardinia’s core of Barbagia Region, is about 130 km far and two hours drive from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites .  Approaching by car, with the colou...

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The English Cemetery in Golfo Aranci Tags: nature & landscape, personalities, history & culture, hiking & trekking, golfo aranci, 0 Comments

The English Cemetery in Golfo Aranci

In the direction of  Capo Figari , behind Cala Greca, past by the stunning beach of Cala Moresca,  (only 5 kilometres far from the  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites ), there is a ...

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A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda

"I'm very small, you know, I'm short even compared to Sardinian women who are very small, but I'm bold and brave like a giant and I'm not afraid of intellectual battles." Thus, Grazia Deledda ...

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Singers of Sardinia Tags: personalities, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Singers of Sardinia

During the superb holidays spent at the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, Sardinian songs are an experience to take home as it’s comparable to the sun: it lingers on the skin and then remai...

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The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, history & culture, 0 Comments

The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia

A Nuragic civilization was born and developed in Sardinia, confined in a period dating from the Bronze Age (1800 BC) to the 2nd century BC, already being Roman Age. The  Shardana , populati...

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