The Phoenicians used the gulf as their trading centre and built the wonderful city of Tharros; the most important evidence of the ancient Nuragic culture is still evident in this territory such as mysterious sacred wells, imposing nuraghi (megalithic edifices) and the fascinating Giganti (giants) of Monte’ and Prama. The Gulf also features a sea wi...

Posada offers several attractions for those who want to immerse themselves in the most uncontaminated nature and experience the deepest traditions. The Rio Posada delta, an appendix downstream of the Tepilora Regional Fluvial Park, and its whole network of canals and ponds, offers marvelous natural landscapes, enriched by the presence of different...

Are you sure you know everything about Carnival in Italy? We will help you with an excursus that goes from the origins, through the typical masks and sweets of the Italian carnival tradition, up to the indication of the most beautiful carnivals in Italy. The origins of Carnival in Italy and beyond are closely linked to religious culture, as they ar...

Along with 300 days of sunshine throughout the year, Sardinia is a small paradise on earth. Everybody comes across its beauty made up of its beautiful white sandy beaches and astonishing rocky coastlines, and falls completely in love with this small slice of land. Eventually, the worst comes when, at the end of your trip, you need to mentally prepa...

Record di crescita export per i tre Pecorini Dop negli Stati Uniti. Nel 2018 (gennaio-ottobre) sono state esportate oltre 8.500 tonnellate di formaggi pecorini per un valore del +40% rispetto all’anno precedente.  Buone notizie anche per quanto riguarda la produzione. La Sardegna è oggi la prima regione italiana per numero di capi ovini da latte co...

Cagliari, the “happiest city in Italy,” is the Capital of the impossibly beautiful Island of Sardinia, and is rich in history.  Similar to Rome in that it is spread out over seven hills, bears the traces of the Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman dominations, and jealously preserves the vestiges of 13th- and 14th-Century Pisan fortresses (the Torre...

In recent years we are seeing in Italy a continuous intensification of "ethnic tourism", folk festivals and historical re-enactments, religious rituals, patronal festivals, ethno-gastronomic events and carnivals have taken on great interest in the public, so as to spread the phenomenon of direct observation of travelers outside the manifestations o...

The Ambassador of Italy to the USA, Armando Varricchio, visited Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For over 50 years, CES has been the world's most important innovation show, where new ideas, technologies and investors meet. This year, thanks to the support of the Italian Trade Commission, the Sardinia Region, Teore...

The first historical information on the techniques for producing Sardinian cheeses comes from the end of the eighteenth century. The cheeses made at that time were referred to as bianchi (whites), rossi fini (fine reds), affumicati (smoked), fresa and spiatatu. Rosso fino and affumicato could be considered the ancestors of Pecorino Sardo DOP.

Sassari is the second largest city in Sardinia with a population of 122,000; it is also one of the oldest settlements in the city and has a great deal of history and important cultural establishments. Located in the north west region of Sardinia, this city is actually the firth largest municipality in Italy and has a large economy based on tourism...