A Useful Guide To Siliqua, Sardinia


Siliqua is a small town about 30 km (18.6 miles) from Cagliari, in the valley of the Cixerri River and with a territory that in part occupies the area of Monte Arcosu, Italy’s largest WWF Reserve. Albeit small, in the past Siliqua held a lot of value because of its position, close to the capital … Read more

What Is Mirto? A Guide To Sardinia’s Favorite Liquor


Much like the grapes that are used to produce wine, Myrtle is an essential plant for Sardinian people and their traditions. It’s much more than a decoration for gardens: its fragrance is the telltale signal to be “home” for so many; its leaves are used to season typical Sardinian dishes such as the roasted piglet … Read more

A Guide To The Gorropu Canyon Hike

Gorropu Canyon hike

Su Gorropu Canyon is a natural formation that divides Orgosolo’s and Urzulei’s municipalities, in the heart of Sardinian Supramonte. It was excavated by millennia of water flowing, especially by the Rio Flumineddu, but also by the rain and ancient geological events. Make sure to read my post A Guide To Supramonte, Sardinia. The canyon is … Read more

The Best Agriturismo In Sardinia

Agriturismo in Sardinia

There are many fabulous Agriturismo in Sardinia. This post will share the best ones – as experienced by a local. The concept of agriturismo was born in the 1960s but only became popular during the last thirty years. Since then more and more tourists have picked an agriturismo as their accommodation option during their holidays. … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Oristano, Sardinia


Oristano is located on the Western side of central Sardinia and is considered an area that has stayed natural, more authentic compared to the ones that have seen a huge touristic flow throughout the years. The city and its surroundings have a long history because they were inhabited since Nuragic times. The Oristano we know … Read more

Who Were The Mont’E Prama Giants?

Mont'e Prama Giants of Sardinia

Did you know that Sardinia, among its many nicknames, is often called “Island of the Giants”? This original name comes from the fact that several historical ruins and relics on the island are undoubtedly oversized; moreover, several legends mention big, tall people who used to live in Sardinia at the beginning of time. The traces … Read more

The Best Guide To Tharros, Sardinia


Located on the southern far end of the Sinis peninsula, with its two-thousand-years long history, Tharros is considered one of Sardinia’s most important archaeological sites. It is often called an “open-air museum” because of the abundance of well-preserved ruins and relics, and thanks to its location, right next to the beautiful west Sardinian beaches. The … Read more

A Quick Guide To Visiting Su Nuraxi, Sardinia

Su Nuraxi

Su Nuraxi is the most famous nuraghe in Sardinia, and if you are planning on visiting the south of the island you really should not miss the chance to go. I have lost count of how many times I have visited, and each time I am captured by its mystery. If you have checked my … Read more

A Honest Review Of Antica Dimora Del Gruccione

Cities in Sardinia Santu Lussurgiu

The Antica Dimora del Gruccione is a fine example of “Albergo Diffuso” (Dispersed Hotel), meaning that rather than being a series of rooms located inside a single building, it consists of several rooms and apartments scattered around the lovely small town of Santu Lussurgiu. This boutique hotel is one of my favorite in Sardinia. I … Read more

Where To Go Climbing In Sardinia

Climbing in Sardinia

You may not know it yet, but climbing in Sardinia is world class. The Italian island of Sardinia, floating in idyllic Mediterranean waters, is a rock climbers paradise. The jagged and rocky landscape, brimming with limestone mountains of all shapes and sizes, is a place where world-class climbers are honing their skills, as well as … Read more