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Holidays Sardinia Blog

Holidays and Events in Autumn in Sardinia: Cortes Apertas

The event “Autunno in Barbagia” is the perfect occasion to spend your holidays in Sardinia and to discover the places which preserve the Sardinian culture and tradition. In 1996 The City Council of Oliena organized an event called ‘Cortes apertas’ or ‘Open courts’: The historic homes of the town open their backyards to a gastronomic and artistic journey. In 2001, some city councils and [...]

How to reach us by plane or by ferry: companies, availability and offers 2015

The major airlines and ferry companies offer new connections, availabilities and special rates for the season 2015. The different national and international companies have increased the connections between North Sardinia/Olbia and northern/southern italy and the most important european cities. There are already a lot of special offers available if you book quite early. Here’s the list of [...]

Nature Paths of the area: Sassi Piatti (flat rocks), Monte Nieddu and the Lagoon of San Teodoro

Sassi Piatti (Cala Girgolu) Sassi Piatti is situated near the beach of Porto Taverna and reachable from the Cala Girgolu beach. It is called Sassi Piatti (flat rocks) because of its flat granitic rock formations and an ideal place for hiking and easy trekking tours.   Monte Nieddu It takes 30 minutes by car to reach the granitic mountain Monte Nieddu(Nature Park of Usinava). You can explore the [...]

The best beaches of North Sardinia: start from Porto Taverna Beach

Porto Taverna Beach The beach of Porto Taverna is not far from our residence and just a few kilometers away from San Teodoro and Porto San Paolo.The beach is characterised by white sand , crystal clear, azure water and a beautiful view over the island of Tavolara. Beach facilities: Restaurant with sea view “La Tavernetta”, beach bar [...]

Giants Graves, Sacred Spring, Medieval Castles of Sardinia

Castello di Pedres e Tomba dei Giganti – Olbia Description: the medieval castle of Pedres is situated on a hill with a beautiful view over the gulf of Olbia. Go there for the sunset, it is amazing ! The archaeological site tomba dei Giganti Su Monte de Sape (giant’s grave) is not far from the castle.The giant’s grave was [...]

Wineries, agriturismi, cheeseries to visit in North Sardinia

Winery Mura – Loiri Porto San Paolo Description: the winery Mura produces Vermentino and Cannonau wine and offers wine tasting and local food. Link: Winery Mura   Winery Olbios – Olbia Description: the winery Olbios is situated at the periphery of Olbia in a typical “stazzo” (old farmer’s house). Tenute Olbios produces Vermentino and Cannonau wine. They offer wine tasting and you can also have lunch [...]

Sport Events and Festival in North Sardinia

Sardegna Rally Race – San Teodoro The unique European competition in the entire Cross-Country Rally. Link: Sardegna Rally Race   Wedding Aquatlon – Porto Taverna Wedding Aquathlon Competition (running-swimming-running) at the beach of Porto Taverna.   Cinema Festival – Tavolara Island Watch the italian movies on the island of Tavolara or in Porto San Paolo. Link: Cinema [...]

Local open air markets open during the day or in the evening

Local evening markets From June to September you can buy sardinian handicrafts, regional products etc. at the evening market in San Teodoro, Porto San Paolo and Olbia. Local Day Markets (open until 1 pm) You can find several typical products of the region at the local markets. List of the local markets: Open-air Markets Monday OLBIA [...]

May and September: beach service is free of charge

In May and September the use of our deckchairs and umbrellas on the beach is free of charge. Our Residence Lu Nibareddu has a private area on the beautiful sandy beach of Porto Taverna. Porto Taverna is not far from San Teodoro and Porto San Paolo. The beach is 1 km long and has a breathtaking view over the island of Tavolara. The water is crystal clear [...]