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7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know Tags: nature & landscape, arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, experiences & activities 0 Comments

7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know

Sardinia is a land able to charm thanks to the versatility of the territory and of the millennial culture.  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites  aims to let these multiple wonderful aspects...

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Domus de Janas of Malghesi: a fairy house Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Domus de Janas of Malghesi: a fairy house

An hour's drive from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites , we arrive at an enchanted place near Oschiri town: " Oh my, this is the Hobbits land! " I tell myself. And I recall the stor...

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Pinna Nobilis or Noble Pen Shell Tags: nature & landscape, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Pinna Nobilis or Noble Pen Shell

The Pinna Nobilis, commonly known as  Noble Pen Shell  or  Fan Mussel , is one of the largest bivalve molluscs living in muddy bottoms, with the toe of the shell firmly planted in...

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Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea

While reading and studying Sardinia with immense wonder, I persist in discovering its countless cultural treasures. And the more I learn, the more I realize I still know very little ... and its appea...

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Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, 0 Comments

Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech

A few years ago in England, 13 km far from Salisbury, I was fascinated observing  Stonehenge , supposed to represent an "ancient astronomical observatory" consisting of megaliths. Stonehenge is ...

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Tiscali's Nuragic Village Tags: nature & landscape, hiking & trekking, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Tiscali's Nuragic Village

Tiscali, the well-known Sardinian telecommunication company, founded in 1998 by Renato Soru, is well known to most of Italians, but perhaps not everyone knows that the company owes its name to t...

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Sa Pompìa: the unique citrus of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, food, 0 Comments

Sa Pompìa: the unique citrus of Sardinia

In mid-November the Competition for  2019 Best Panettone in the World  took place in Rome, meaning that the  panettone  is now belonging not only to Milan's history and tradi...

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The Arbustus Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, food, 0 Comments

The Arbustus

While most of us know that the Arbutus is an evergreen sapling, typical of the Mediterranean scrub in Sardinia, perhaps not everyone knows that during the Italian Risorgimento&nbs...

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The precious wines of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, food, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

The precious wines of Sardinia

The history of wine in Sardinia has very ancient origins. Iron Age’s Nuragic who lived on the island between 900 and 750 a. C. was the first red wine producers in the Mediterranean. This...

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Su Zinzulu: the jujube Tags: nature & landscape, food, 0 Comments

Su Zinzulu: the jujube

The vegetation in Sardinia is mainly formed by the Mediterranean scrub which includes holm oak, cork, phillyrea, arbutus and some species of juniper (high scrub), and the lentisk, the heather, the s...

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