Almost 200 miles to the west of the Italian mainland lies the enchanting island of Sardinia, a magical destination where otherworldly natural beauty meets ancient legend.
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The humble explorer will be enthralled by this island’s spell. Dense emerald forests sprawl across inland Sardinia whilst the rocky coastline is punctuated by secluded, sandy bays where the ocean is deep and clear. Sardinian food often involves lamb as the island is home to over 3 million Sarda sheep, dwarfing its human population. Sardinia is also a famous producer of Pecorino, a delicious sheep’s milk cheese.
Pecorino Sardo is a special cheese from the island, made with the milk of its 3 million strong sheep population.
Pane carasau is a thin, dry bread from the island, conceived for shepherds, who stayed far from home for months.
Sardinia's "Costa Smerelda", or Emerald Coast, features unspoiled, white sand beaches & azure sea.
Arbatax, or Arbatassa, is a hamlet in Sardinia's south east coast, with dramatic rock formations.
The Spiaggia Rosa, or pink beach, is a natural phenomenon off limits to visitors in order to protect this special place.
Capocchia du Purpu
The exquisite Capocchia d'ù purpu is another of Sardinia's secret natural beauties.
Sardinia's seaside grottoes reveal a gorgeous underground world, with intriguing stalactites & clear blue lakes.
Cascata di San Valentino
The Cascata di San Valentino is one of Sardinia's most beautiful waterfalls. Immerse yourself in its waters & emerge blessed with luck.
Asinara, a small but beautiful island off the coast, is home to a colony of wild albino donkeys.
Sardinia is one of the world's few ''blue zones'', with some of the oldest people in the world living here.
This Iron Age statue was found in Uta, Sardinia, and can be found in Cagliari's archeological museum.
Spiaggia Capriccioli is a beautiful cove where a scene from a 1977 Bond movie was filmed.
French invasion of Sardinia
The French invasion of Sardinia, led by Napoleon, led to disaster. The Sardinians emerged victorious.
Sardinia is described as a microcontinent: its small size belies vast natural diversity.
Treat yourself to our dishes inspired by Sardinian cuisine
Treat yourself to an authentic taste of Sardinia with our limited edition dishes inspired by the island’s cuisine. Alternatively, take a look at our weekly menu to see what delicious recipes you can have delivered to your doorstep this week.
Read About Sardinia
Dreaming of Sardinia? With our regional recipes, our guide to Sardinian wine culture and our lovely local insights shared by Maria, you can immerse yourself in this Italian island paradise.
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