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Plan A Visit: Holy Wells & Sacred Springs

Catégories History & Culture Hiking & Trekking Experiences & Activities     Tags: history & culture hiking & trekking experiences & activities    0 Commentaires 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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Eleanor of Arborea

Catégories History & Culture     Tags: history & culture    0 Commentaires 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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The Carnival In Tempio Pausania Town

Catégories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Experiences & Activities Entertainment - Nightlife - Music     Tags: traditions & folklore history & culture experiences & activities entertainment - nightlife - concerts    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Experiences & Activities Entertainment - Nightlife - Music     Tags: traditions & folklore history & culture experiences & activities entertainment - nightlife - concerts    0 Commentaires 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)

Catégories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture     Tags: traditions & folklore history & culture    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Food Experiences & Activities     Tags: traditions & folklore history & culture food experiences & activities    0 Commentaires 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 Bar...

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Tombs Of The Giants

Catégories History & Culture Experiences & Activities     Tags: history & culture experiences & activities    0 Commentaires 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 existi...

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Golfo Aranci's Mermaid

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Sealife & Watersports History & Culture Golfo Aranci     Tags: traditions & folklore sealife & watersports history & culture golfo aranci    0 Commentaires 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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The Pillar of Light in Golfo Aranci

Catégories History & Culture Golfo Aranci     Tags: history & culture golfo aranci    0 Commentaires The Pillar of Light in Golfo Aranci

On the 11th August 1932 in Golfo Aranci, Sardinia, Guglielmo Marconi was the first person to successfully undertake an experiment with an efficient system of wireless telegraphy using extreme ra...

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Cape Figari & Figarolo Island

Catégories Sealife & Watersports Nature & Landscape History & Culture Hiking & Trekking Golfo Aranci Experiences & Activities     Tags: sealife & watersports nature & landscape history & culture hiking & trekking golfo aranci experiences & activities    0 Commentaires Cape Figari & Figarolo Island

Golfo Aranci is not only famous for its stunning beaches and pristine seawater. This tiny fishermen village has a lot more to offer. Trekking through the beautiful Mediterranean scrub is a valid alt...

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