feast of sant'efisio cagliari

Feast of Sant’Efisio in Cagliari: a journey into the heart of the Sardinian tradition

Feast of Sant'Efisio in Cagliari: an ancient rite with an unchanged charm The Feast of Sant'Efisio in Cagliari is one of the most important processions in Sardinia. It takes place every year between the 1st and the 4th of May. "Faithful to the promise, united in tradition" is the slogan of the 366th Feast of Sant'Efisio in Cagliari. This edition marks the return of live events after two subdued years cause by ...

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The suggestive Giara di Gesturi in the heart of Sardinia

Giara di Gesturi: a wonderful corner of Sardinia Sardinia is an island rich in naturalistic treasures. Among the unmissable places to visit there is certainly Giara di Gesturi. Giara di Gesturi, or Sa Jara Manna, is a basalt plateau in the central-southern part of the island. It is located west of the Gulf of Oristano, between Marmilla, Trexenta, Sarcidano and Arborea, about 60 km from Cagliari. The name ‘Giara’ derives from the Latin ...

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Yucca: the plant of happiness that grows in the Forte Village garden

From Forte Village to your apartment: how to grow Yucca The Forte Village park is home to myriads of Mediterranean bushes and flowers, exotic vegetation, 15,000 trees and 2 million plants. Yucca, also known as Trunk of Happiness, is one of them. Yucca is the name of a genus of succulent herbaceous plants belonging to the Asparagaceae family, more precisely to the Agavoideae subfamily. It is native to dry tropical climate regions, ...

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Sa chida santa: the rites of Holy Week in Sardinia

Easter in Sardinia: a tradition between faith, charm and mystery Visiting the island during Holy Week is a unique opportunity to discover 400 years old traditions. In fact, in Sardinia the rites of Holy Week (in Sardinian, Sa Chida Santa) date back to the 17th century. That was a period of Spanish domination. That’s why they mix ancient mystical-religious customs (in the Campidanese, Logudorese and Barbagia regions) with Iberian traditions. The result is ...

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Green Easter: 10 tips to celebrate in a sustainable way

Eco-friendly Easter: the value of sustainability on feast days Living a green Easter, respecting the environment, means making eco-sustainable choices focusing on the prosperity of the planet and people's health. The attention to the sustainability should grow especially during the holidays, when food waste, energy consumption and waste production, one of the main sources of pollution, increase. According to the World Organization for International Relations (WOIR), which aims to eliminate the reasons ...

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Castello Garden: the 5-star bungalows of Forte Village

Castello Garden Bungalows: a dream stay at Forte Village Forte Village Resort in Santa Margherita di Pula, near Cagliari, is the ideal resort for families with children. Indeed, it offers different accommodations for a truly unforgettable holiday in Sardinia: 8 elegant five and four-star hotels, refined suites, 13 luxury villas, and the bungalows surrounded by nature not far from the sea. The word bungalow is an English adaptation of 'bangalo', a Gujarati ...

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Triathlon: the appointment with sport is at Forte Village

Triathlon: IRONMAN® 70.3 Sardinia 2022 at Forte Village Forte Village is the award-winning resort surrounded by the beautiful blue waters of the Sardinian sea. Now the resort is preparing to host the second leg in Italy of the most prestigious international triathlon competition. We are talking about the IRONMAN® 70.3® Sardinia on October 23, 2022. Ironman is the name of the longest and most difficult version of triathlon, a sport that combines ...

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Easter 2022 at Forte Village Resort

Easter 2022: let’s go to Forte Village Resort in Southern Sardinia The Easter holidays are the right occasion to disconnect from the routine and indulge in a relaxing holiday. Where ? In a dream location like the Forte Village Resort. The resort is surrounded by the crystal clear water of the splendid Sardinian sea and by 50 hectares of beautiful gardens. In addition, it overlooks the white beach on the sunny southern ...

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News 2022: what’s new at Forte Village for 2022

Forte Village 2022: news from the resort where you can enjoy unforgettable holidays 2022 is a year of great news for Forte Village. The award-winning resort, surrounded by the splendid Sardinian sea and overlooking a breathtaking beach, offers new facilities and more space after an important enhancement work. The resort's three stunning luxury villas changed their look as well. Now Villa Lidia, Villa Lavinia and Villa Chiara have larger spaces and a ...

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biodiversità sardegna

Biodiversity, the virtuous example of Sardinia

What is biodiversity? Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is the result of about 4 billion years of evolution. Furthermore, it is the cornerstone of sustainable development. The 1987 Brundtland report described it as the process that meet the "needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their owns". It "implies a progressive transformation of economy and society". The term biodiversity derives from the Greek bios (life) and the Latin ...

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Mamoiada, the land of the Mamuthones

Mamoiada, an historical and cultural territory in the heart of Barbagia Mamoiada is the land of the Mamuthones. It is a charming village, part of the 9th Nuorese mountain community. It is about 15 km from Nuoro, at 644 meters above sea level, in the innermost part of the Barbagia di Ollolai. This is a historical region of central Sardinia, on the border between the Gennargentu massif and the Supramonte mountain range. In ...

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che cos'è la sostenibilità ambientale?

10 green New Year’s resolutions

What is environmental sustainability? Taking care of the environment is not a prerogative of states or governments, but a set of daily practices that each of us can adopt to build a sustainable lifestyle. It doesn't take much to make a difference and reduce our ecological footprint. Environmental sustainability means the ability to protect the ecosystem and preserve the Earth’s resources through conscious use and production. This concept appeared for the first ...

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tradizioni natalizie sarde

Christmas in Sardinia, a journey through the traditions of the island

Christmas in Sardinia: the origins of a celebration loved by adults and children Christmas in Sardinia is a family celebration. It is rich in warmth, suggestions and ancient traditions, handed down throughout the generations. In Italian, Christmas is Natale. The word comes from the Latin ‘Natāle’, ellipses of ‘Diem natālem Christi’, the day of Christ's birth. Furthermore, Natāle comes from ‘natālis’, which derives from ‘nātus’, the perfect participle of the verb ‘nāsci’, ...

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Il Castello: an enchanted location and 5-star hotel

Hotel Il Castello: an exclusive location for an unforgettable holiday The Forte Village is in one of the most picturesque corners of the southern Sardinian coast and surrounded by 50 hectares of beautiful gardens, boasts a unique offer throughout the Mediterranean and has different accommodation solutions designed to make a holiday in Sardinia truly unforgettable. The elegant hotels of Forte Village offer a wide variety of solutions of great comfort, and among ...

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