Sardinia – is the second largest island in the Mediterranean after Sicily.
Sardinia was called the island of a hundred flowers and a hundred smells. Its shape resembles a sandal, and local residents believe that this is where God stepped when he first came down to the Earth.
Provinces of Sardinia: Cagliari, Nuoro, Oristano, Sassari.
Shopping in Sardinia
In the center of the city of Porto Cervo (Porto Cervo) has many boutiques, where you can fully renew a wardrobe and buy souvenirs and jewelry. For example, here is an old jewelry store that sells more since the Middle Ages! Attention of buyers – unique jewelry made of precious metals.
Back in those days, when the present Europe was in a state of barbarism, in Sardinia there is already a highly developed civilization. Should be retained until now: the Roman baths and amphitheatres, castles, cathedrals and churches, as well as the huge stone dwelling – Nuraghe, survived 25 centuries. Local people in ancient
times knew the secret of metal processing and construction of buildings built for the ages, but because until now, after thousands of years, today’s tourists can enjoy the majestic buildings, over which century did not have power. The island remained a huge number of sites once inhabited its peoples. This Phoenician city of Nora, Karalis, Sulkis and Tarros, majestic towers of stone Nuraghe, the settlements of the Romans, Carthaginians, Pisans, Genoese, Arabs, Byzantines, Spaniards. But the main attraction of the islands are, without doubt, its beaches, the total length of which reaches 1850 km – it is 25% of all Italian beaches, and without a doubt, the most beautiful of them.
Sardinia today is a favorite vacation spot of the wealthy (the prices are quite high). This amazing island is also famous for its stunning beauty of the sea towns and archaeological ruins. The sea and sea shore are rightly considered the most beautiful in Italy. For diving paradise here expanse – the clear water and the unique fauna of an unforgettable experience! In the south of Sardinia is a set of Forte Village, in recent years recognized as the best resort in the world. In August, the peak season here and secular entertainment. To the attention of tourists are offered concerts of stars, the exhibition of elite automobiles, yachting and many other activities. The newest – is the disco in the sea. After a stunning diving in the surrounding inhabitants of the sea bottom “lovers of fine cuisine can sample fine cuisine, visit the world-famous bars and restaurants of Sardinia. No wonder in this beautiful resort of villas are many famous figures of politics, sports, film and pop!
Gastronomy of Sardinia
Sardinian cuisine, like culture in general, experienced the influence and Italy, and Spain. Here you will easily find all the basic Italian dishes: a wealth of antipasti, pasta, pizza, lots of meat, chicken and, of course, fish, or to mention the seafood, which are selected in Sardinia is great. Purely local dish is goat cheese Pecorino, which is perfectly suited to the different varieties (there are more than a hundred) Sardinian bread. And, of course, you will see a huge selection of wines, including local ones.