Tavolara Film Festival 2012 – where art meets nature

The island of Tavolara is a huge limestone plateau that rises proudly from the turquoize sea of north-eastern Sardinia. It is the subject of thousands of myths and legends that speak of a king of the island and of wild goats with golden teeth. On the high rocky walls one can make out a number of caves that were inhabited in prehistoric times and many nests of both peregrine falcons and cormorants. The island is a protected area due to its outstanding natural beauty. (more…)

Jerzu Wine Festival 2012 – a celebration of Sardinian wine

Sardinia's Wine Festival is a truly unmissable event. This year the 33rd edition will take place from the 4th to 10th August in Jerzu, a town lying in the shadow of the tacchi (huge limestone rock formations) in the Ogliastra region of the island.

Sardinia's rows of sun-soaked vines creak under the weight of the dark, juicy grapes of the full-bodied Cannonau, the oldest wine of the Mediterranean. (more…)

Posidonia 2012 – Carloforte’s Mediterranean celebration

Just off the south-western coast of Sardinia the enchanting island of San Pietro emerges from the turquoize sea, a wonderful, wild, unspoilt paradise where nature reins supreme. There is only one settlement, the charming, old town of Carloforte, founded in the distant past by a group of Ligurian fishermen, and the island is overflowing with incredible natural wonders, from breathtaking beaches with multicoloured seabeds to rare wildlife, like falcons. (more…)