Montevecchio mines of Sardinia

Montevecchio, near Arbus, Once one of the most important mining centers in the region, become a mine of historical importance of Sardinia. The mining town, located in the south-west of the island allows visitors to visit a range of facilities. The place is now abandoned, nonetheless still exude a special charm. The site date back to the period from 1848 until 1991, year in which the mine was officially closed. (more…)

Tueredda, one of the 10 beautiful Sardinia beaches

Tuerredda beach, a few miles from the center of Teulada, located  in a beautiful bay between  Cape Malfatano and Cape Spartivento, is known to be one of the ten most beautiful beaches in Sardinia. Its sand, as white as flour and water colors, so intense, give an exotic atmosphere to the place. It’s in the south of Sardinia, not far from Cagliari, yet this beach of 600 meters in extent is still wild: a kind of a pristine beauty that has become increasingly hard to find. (more…)

Sardinia: nordic walking in Iglesiente

The lovers of nordic walking in Sardinia have a place that boasts beautiful paths totally immersed in nature: it’s the Iglesiente, along the west coast of this Mediterranean island. And the best trails for nordic walking in this area of Sardinia are six, all different from each other and with varying difficulty.

The easiest trails for nordic walking in Iglesiente are two: the first one starts from Pranu Dentis and comes to the mine San Luigi, through places important for their nature and for the industrial archaeology;  the second path, from the bridge over the Rio Gutturu Cardaxius to Genna Arenas, passes through canyons, near ancient mines and nearby rural villages.


The small horses of Giara upland of Gesturi

The horses of the Gesturi’s Giara are an ancient breed of horses become famous for their small size. Elegant and proportionate, with a thick mane, have nothing to envy to normal horses. The origin of these animals, who still live in the wild plateau of the Giara, is shrouded in mystery. The most credible theory confirm that they are not a native breed of the island, but were brought by Phoenician or Greek sailors. (more…)

Easter holidays in Sant’Antioco Island

The island of Sant Antioco is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt place of Sardinia. Covering an area of ​​108 square kilometers and two municipalities, the island looks like a bulwark against overcrowding, as a natural resource to preserve and enjoy. Unspoiled coastal corners, a few scattered houses in the countryside, roads passable only on foot and protected angles of the sea make Sant'Antioco Easter holiday a unique experience. Besides this, the three-day holiday offer the possibility to organize itineraries inside to know the area and appreciate the landscape. The island has Sites of Community interest (Sic) very characteristic, as “Is pruinis” and the salt marshes, which are a real ecosystem coastline that attracts migratory birds such as herons and flamingos. (more…)