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SENNORI     A BIT OF HISTORY. The village of Sennori is a municipality of 7000 inhabitants located 10 kilometers from Sassari (capital of the province), in the north-west of Sardinia, and is known for its agricultural production and crafts, sacred art and prehistoric sites. Situated in an amphitheatre-shaped valley, among hills cultivated with olive […]

ORGOSOLO     Nella regione della Barbagia di Ollolai, immerso in spettacolari paesaggi naturali, si trova il comune di Orgosolo. Originariamente apparteneva al Giudicato di Cagliari, successivamente fece parte del regno di Arborea per passare poi al Regno di Sardegna nel 1420. Il suo nome, secondo alcuni studiosi, deriverebbe da Orgosa, e sta ad indicare […]

Stintino   The pretty Stintino, located on the north-eastern coast of Sardinia, was founded in 1885 when the families of fishermen were evicted to make way for the penal colony on the island of Asinara. They then settled at Capo Falcone, thus founding the village whose name derives from the Sardinian “‘instintinu”, or “gut” because […]

Castelsardo   In the north of Sardinia, in the middle of the Asinara Gulf, overlooks one of the most beautiful towns in Italy, Castelsardo. The choice of venue is due to its fortunate position, full of small coves, landings natural that served as harbors for trade with the Mediterranean. Dorias founded the fortress in 1102 […]

BURGOS Located in the historic region of Goceano, in the province of Sassari, iat 600 meters above sea level (1968 ft), at the foot of the castle. The name comes from the Sardinian “Su Burgu” or the village. The country seems to date back to 1337, when Mariano d’Arborea sent 24 settlers, coming perhaps from […]

OLIENA A 10 km da Nuoro, ai margini della barbagia di Ollolai, alle pendici del Monte Corrasi, sorge Oliena, il cui nome viene legato a un gruppo di troiani, che dopo la caduta di Troia presero il largo, sbarcando in Sardegna e dando vita al popolo degli Ilienses, chiamando Iliena il luogo dove si insediarono […]

OZIERI Name of uncertain origin; pursuant to Canon Spano it derives from the Phoenician Otzer, “strong and secure”, for the popular tradition instead it derives from the number eight because eight were the villages disappeared that would give life to Ozieri and of these, only two, Bisarcio and Butule seems to be really historically existed. […]

THIESI Thiesi, di etimo incerto, si trova nella zona del Meilogu, nel nord Sardegna. Nel 1225 passò in mano ai Doria in seguito alla decadenza del Giudicato del Logudoro e poi ai Malaspina, successivamente poi ai Giudici d’Arborea, per finire dopo agli Aragonesi. Durante la governazione spagnola, fù imposto un regime feudale che durò quattro […]

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