The beach of Punta Molentis is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and it amazes everyone who visits it. It is a beach of wonderful turquoise waters and fine white sand. You just have to see this spectacular video of Sardenga dal Cielo Its name comes from the donkeys (su molenti) that were used for the work of load in the extraction of the granite of the zone. Today it is part of the marine protected area of Capo Carbonara and its location avoids the winds and currents, often annoying for bathing in other nearby beaches. So…
A day like today, 4 years ago, we started our blog in Nora. We invite you to remember our first article!
Su Tzilleri ‘e su Doge, a restaurant that was an excellent option to spend a Friday night in Cagliari, with a group of Sardinian and Spanish friends. The restaurant is managed by Claudio Ara, a chef with 40 years of profession.Claudio is part of a group of chefs determined to support the Slow Food and small local producers, custodians of biodiversity, who use only their products, every day. In Su Tzilleri ‘e su Doge we will find an ancient and typical flavor of two extraordinary regions, united by the mountains and the sea, by the agro-pastoral culture and by the…
All spring sings in my heart.
-Lasso de la Vega-
Baunei, nestled between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gennargentu Mountains, in the heart of eastern Sardinia in the Ogliastra area, has a wild landscape, which prides its inhabitants and intrigues its visitors, who increasingly choose their holidays in Ogliastra . . It is one of the most uninhabited areas of Europe and, without a doubt, Baunei is the perfect option to get lost during a few days of rest or to enjoy the nature that surrounds it. The area is a paradise for lovers of trekking or climbing (it is rare that you do not see climbers! It has climbing…
During our stay in Ogliastra, we decided to visit the nearby Golgo Plateau or Altopiano di Golgo, which is reached after drive the 8 km of road that separate it from the city of Baunei. The Altopiano di Golgo is part of the Gennargentu National Park. Geologically, it turns out to be one of the oldest rock formations on the European continent. The park is characterized by one of the lowest population densities in Europe and preserves a great variety of natural beauties and biological resources. In the Golgo Plateau we can enjoy a whole day doing various activities.The first…
This year we have decided to spend the end of the year in Baunei. A winter experience in one of the wildest areas of the island. Shortly we will explain our adventures in this area that has surprised us in winter and that shows us that Sardinia can be visited 12 months a year.
One more year. The sower is throwing
seed furrows in the ground.
Two slow oxen plow,
while passing the ashen clouds
overshadowing the field,
gray olive groves.
A quick list of things to do on the island that you should not miss!
- Try the Casu Marzu
- Visit a Nuraghe
- Try the Vermentino and the Cannonau
- Bathe in one of its beaches and enjoy the colors of its waters.
- Horse riding
- Look, enjoy and photograph a sunset.
- Eat a pizza with semolina flour Senatore Capelli
- Visit a market
- Eat the ice cream of the season
- Discover the villages of the interior of the island.
The beach of Cala Pira is located in a coastal area of great beauty, Costa Rei. This is a particular coast compared to the rest of the island. The landscape has its own personality, especially by the color of its rocks and cliffs that have a reddish hue that contrasts with the dark green of the vegetation and of course, the wonderful color of its waters. The beach has fine white sand with pink hues. Its waters are shallow and crystal clear and very safe to go with the kids so they can play safely, as if it were a…
Sa Mandra is quite an “institution” in the island. This restaurant is a must to try the Sardinian cuisine with all its flavor and variety (evenings only) in a closed menu that enables us to test the main dishes of the cuisine. The place is a family holiday farm, also has azienda accommodation, close to the airport of Alghero. The place is made up of several areas and among them can visit a small museum dedicated to the Sardinian traditions. The place is very nice and charming and dinner is done on a charming terrace (even it is ideal for…