Sailing in Sardinia: yacht charter, Sinis peninsula and west coast of Sardinia

From 1st June 2015, a new yacht charter service is available in Sardinia, on the lesser known west coast. The charming Sparkman & Stephens vessel can accommodate up to 10 guests for daytrips and up to four to sleep on board. The sailing experience begins with a briefing from the skipper, and involves some participation from the guests on board, depending on level and preference. (more…)

Rally Italia Sardinia 2015, 11th ‘til 14th June

Following the success of the rally held in Sardinia in 2014, the Italian trials for the World Rally Championship will be held in Sardinia, from 11th ‘til 14th June. This year, for the first time, each of the four historic provinces of Sardinia will be present (Cagliari, Oristano, Sassari, Nuoro), as well as Olbia-Tempio. As in 2014, this year’s edition of Rally Italia Sardinia will be hosted in Alghero, one of the most popular Sardinian tourist destinations with its Catalan-style old town, on the northwest coast of the island. (more…)

What to do in Sardinia in May: events for your diary

What to do in Sardinia in May: events for your diary The month of May in Sardinia, with its flowering landscapes and warm breezes, has many events programmed for all tastes. The main happenings on the island scheduled for May are as follows: MONUMENTI APERTI / OPEN MONUMENTS From 18th April until 31st May, the 19th edition of Monumenti Aperti is taking place across Sardinia. (more…)

The wonders of Sardinia’s central west coast, from Bosa to the Sinis peninsula

The central west coast of Sardinia is a wonderful place for a holiday. There is a lot to do in the area, places to visit and explore, as well as lesser known but equally stunning beaches. The area of Sinis, a peninsula near Oristano, is a marine protected area. It has some extraordinary landmarks of exceptional and rare beauty and interest. One of these is the beach of Is Arutas, famous for its “grains of rice” sand, made up of billions of grain-sized pieces of quartz. (more…)