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The city of Nora, located on the Southern coast of Sardinia on the promontory of Capo di Pula, is one of the most important archeological sites on the island. It is also considered the oldest city of Sardinia. Over the centuries Nora was inhabited by...

The geographical diversification and mild Mediterran clime of Sardinia led to the development of a wide variety of local flora. Scientists state that with roughly 2700 native plant species¹ Sardinia is the second region with the highest number of species in Italy. Over the centuries,...

Oristano is a small city in the central-western Sardinia, which for two days in a year turns into a center of a colourful horseback tournament. Sa Sartiglia, celebrated for centuries by the residents of Oristano, is a performance which reflects the traditions, beliefs and a...

The carnival is a festivity celebrated all over the world. The most famous celebrations, which attract thousands of tourists every year take place in Rio de Janeiro, Cologne and Venice. However, also the island of Sardinia has extremely rich and still rather unknown carnival traditions,...

On 29 and 30 November 2019 (https://www.sardegnaturismo.it/it/eventi/expo-del-turismo-culturale), organized by the Barumini Foundation, the Expo of Cultural Tourism in Sardinia will be held. It is one of the most important events for the promotion of cultural tourism in Sardinia and for the marketing of the Sardinian...

Goni is a small town in Sardinia, exactly in the eastern part of the south, composed of 500 inhabitants. It is a small village covered by countryside, oaks, rivers, two mountain slopes, and a site of excavations where there are graptolytes, fossils of the Paleozoic,...

The nuraghic site Palmavera is located in Alghero, Sardinia, on a promontory of the same name, one and a half kilometers from the sea. This village is one of the most important buildings among the 8000 nuraghi left by the ancient people, consisting of two...

The city of Tharros is located in Sardinia in the Gulf of Oristano, more precisely in the southern part of the Sinis Peninsula. Built between the seventh and eighth century BC by the Phoenician people in the Nuragic period. The city has become a real...