A project titled "Sardinia Tourism Call 2 Action" aims to generate new reasons to visit the island of Sardinia, along with defining new products for tourism and strengthening the competitiveness of already existing ones in a way that promotes year-round island tourism. The initiative, which is supported by the Regional Tourism Department and organi...

Giovanni Scanu starts his days among chickens, goats, banana sage and zucchini, tending the vibrant 11,000 square foot vegetable garden at Cala di Volpe. It’s a storied luxury resort on Sardinia, an island surrounded by pristine waters 120 miles west of mainland Italy. Often, 73-year-old Scanu plucks a handful of strawberries or a bouquet of basil...

Considerato uno dei più affascinanti nonché impegnativi trekking d’Italia e del mondo, il Selvaggio Blu si sviluppa per oltre 50 km lungo l’inaccessibile costa Est della Sardegna, nel golfo di Orosei. Si tratta di un trekking particolarmente impegnativo, ma che ripaga lo sforzo conscorci e panorami mozzafiato. Lungo il percorso da Pedra Longa a Cal...

It might surprise you to learn that Italy has a number of pink flamingo populations for several months each year. Starting from late winter and early spring, the birds migrate to Italian waters – where you can admire them in the wild. Now that the first flocks of 2018 are already enjoying the spring, here's where to head for the best views of Italy...

Bottarga is nothing more than the dried and naturally processed eggs of tuna fish and mullet. It is an exceptionally delicious product, rich in proteins, typical of Sardinia, Sicily and of the southern area of Maremma, near Orbetello. As it often happens with Italian delicacies, its origins lie deep in ancienthistory. Even though the name itself, “...

There’s nothing particularly healthy about what the people on the island of Sardinia eat and drink, yet the island has dramatically more residents living to 100 plus than anywhere else in Italy or in North America. What’s their secret? Susan Pinker is a developmental psychologist and author. For her latest book, The Village Effect, Pinker studied h...

February can be a dreary month, which is why carnival is a wonderful opportunity to inject some colour, fun and festive spirit into your life. In Italy, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to carnival celebrations, with plenty of towns and cities hosting events. Sure, Venice's celebration may be the biggest and best known, but it's far from bein...

I love travelling and have spent most of my life living far from my home. However, every time I come back and have the possibility to spend some time on the island, I feel like I am living in a paradise on earth. The weather, the lifestyle and the incredible beaches that form the northern coast of the region make the time spent here absolutely wort...

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...