The Ultimate Guide To Fonni, Sardinia

Fonni

Fonni is one of the nicest small towns in Sardinia. Located on the Gennargentu Mountain, this is the highest Sardinian village at about 1,000 meters (3,281 feet) above sea level. It is mainly famous because of its ski infrastructure (Mount Spada and Bruncu Spina), for the pretty murals in the village, and for its traditional … Read more

The Language Of Sardinia

Language of Sardinia

The language of Sardinia is unique and not at all similar to Italian. As some of you might already know, Sardinian is considered a language of its own, like Italian or French, and not a dialect like Roman or Tuscan – as many mistakenly think. Sardinian was recognized as one of the official minority languages … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Sant’Antioco, Sardinia

Sant'Antioco

Sant’Antioco is located on the southwest of Sardinia and is the fourth biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia itself, and Elba Island. Part of the Sulcis Archipelago of which also San Pietro Island is part, it’s famous because of its astounding beaches, but it has a lot more to offer than that! … Read more

The Best Guide To Orgosolo, Sardinia

Orgosolo

Orgosolo is a small village with a little more than 4000 inhabitants in the center of Nuoro’s Barbagia. Small as it is, as it often happens, it has a lot more to offer than what meets the eye. Sure, the place isn’t the typical Sardinian beach location, and it doesn’t bustle with people going in … Read more

The Lovely People Of Sardinia: A Local’s Description

people of Sardinia

I’ve written many posts about Sardinia, where to go, and what to do, but today I’m here to talk about something slightly different: who will you meet in Sardinia? What are the people of Sardinia like? Let’s start this off with a disclaimer: there is no universal formula to describe a population thoroughly and without … Read more

The Best Guide To Stintino, Sardinia

La Pelosa

Stintino is located on the furthest north-western point of Sardinia and is the closest village to Asinara Island, only a few kilometers away from it: on some days when the water is calm and the air is extremely clean, it almost looks like the two pieces of land stretch to try and touch each other. … Read more

The Best Guide To Sa Sartiglia, Oristano

Sartiglia

Sa Sartiglia is Oristano’s pride and joy and, together with a few other events, it is considered one of Sardinia’s representative festivals. It is held each year on Carnival Sunday and Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday) and it had its 555th edition in 2020. Although there is no irrefutable proof, historians think the first edition was held … Read more

Sardinia Blue Zone: What Makes The Island So Longevous?

Sardinia Blue Zone

Sardinia Blue Zone: you may have heard about it a documentary, or read about it in a paper once, and this will surely have raised a bunch of questions. Yes – Sardinia is the first ever declared Blue Zone, a part of the world (together with a few more) where a larger part of the … Read more

A Guide To Visiting Molentargius Natural Park

Molentargius

Not many people outside Sardinia know this, but the island is a fantastic birdwatching destination, and one of the best places to do that is actually Cagliari, the capital. That’s where you’ll find the Parco di Molentargius – Molentargius Natural Park, in English; an incredible oasis where a variety of species live. No trip to … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Sardinia: A Local’s Guide

things to do in Sardinia

It’s a pity that many skip Sardinia when traveling to Italy. There are many great things to do in Sardinia, and honestly a month would not be enough to take in all that it has to offer. Sardinia is a wonderful place to explore in any season. Visit in the summer, and you will find … Read more