Sure, you’ve heard of the pastel-colored Amalfi coast, the glamorous island of Capri, and the foodie capital of Sicily, but what about Sardinia? One of Italy’s best kept secrets, the island of Sardinia has long been a vacation getaway for Europeans. From the high-end hotels, sprawling resorts, white sandy beaches, and high-end galleries of Porto Ce...

An Etruscan settlement that dates back to the 9th century BC has been found on the Sardinian coasts near Olbia. The presence emerged during a review of the findings of recent years by the archaeological superintendency for the Sassari and Nuoro provinces. The area of the settlement - according to a statement issued by the superintendency - is on th...

DOP (PDO) Pecorino Romano is the direct descendant of the sheep's milk cheese that was the staple food of the Roman Empire. The story goes that, over 2000 years ago in ancient Rome, the same sheep's milk cheese that we eat today was an important part of the daily meals and banquets of imperial palaces.

A second Italian syndicate have signalled their intention to challenge for the America's Cup. Sardinia-based Adelasia of Torres announced on Wednesday their hope of being in Auckland in 2021. They are fronted by Renato Azara who runs the Mediterranean island's major freight company as well as a maritime agency that services the needs of super yacht...

Zelinda Paglieno, who turned 102 in October, offers sobering advice when asked what's the secret to her long and healthy life: "Two fingers width of red wine, and no more, at lunchtime every day.”  “I’ve never smoked, but a little wine is good for you — and that’s something I still do now. We have very good grapes here,” she explained. Paglieno’s a...

The Seu natural reserve is a calcareous promontory with a cliff of 15 m above sea level. It covers about 115 hectares and is an administrative part of the Municipality of Cabras in the province of Oristano, Sardinia. The area has a particular historical interest: the seat of human settlements already at the time of the Nuragic civilization, it was...

The second largest island in the Mediterranean boasts long white, sandy shores, clear blue seas, plus it’s sunny 300 days a year. Enjoy a taste of paradise at the five-star Resort Valle dell’Erica, on the Gallura coast in the north, where, in the distance, you can even see the French island Corsica, where Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was born. The ho...

Traveling to Sardinia, about 120 miles west of Italy, is like stepping back in time. Ancient ruins lie preserved, and Sardo, the island’s official language, is similar to Vulgar Latin, the mother of Romance languages. Oliver’s Travels—a London-based outfitter with more than 2,000 quirky villas and châteaux around the world—is capturing a piece of t...

People often say that Halloween is completely foreign to Italian culture and folk traditions. This is both true and false: rites, traditions, legends scattered throughout the peninsula cover the night of All Saints' Day, which coincides with that of Halloween... but it is much older.

Perched on a large promontory facing the sea, Castelsardo with its Citadel, o Casteddu quarter - the maze of twisted narrow streets in the old town - offers an enchanting vision. In fact just about anywhere you look, from whatever perspective - with the exception of the view of the modern quarter of Pianedda and the seaside area by the Marine - the...