Crystal clear sea, white beaches and 8000 years of history
Package price per person, 7 days from € 479,00Group price valid from 20 participants.
For many Sardinia is just white beaches and crystal clear water. It ‘s true, there are both, but in Sardinia we also come for its millennial culture that we will let you discover in this program where we talk about the tradition of cork, of Mamoiada, country of the masks of the Mamuthones, of the Pariglia that we offer you in exclusive and of our friends shepherds Mario and Pasquale with their enchanting and delicious lunch in the wood. And if you are forced to choose an unique experience to tell, we are sure that it will be the boat trip to the cave of Bue Marino and the beach of Cala Luna: a dream to take inside you with the most beautiful memories.
- 2 Night ferries with accommodation in a double internal cabin
- Breakfast on board
- 4 Nights in Hotel 4* Orosei area
- 4 Full day guide services (Gallura and Costa Smeralda; Orosei and Orgosolo; Mamoiada; Cala Gonone with boat excursion)
- Visit to a cork factory
- Lunch with the shepherds in the woods
- Pariglia – acrobatic riders
- Visit of the museum of culture and work in Mamoiada
- Visit to the mask shop in Mamoiada
- Visit of the mamuthines and issohadores headquarters in Mamoiada
- Visit to the old “carasau” bread in Mamoiada
- Brunch in the vineyard with wine tasting in Mamoiada
- Workshop and tasting of typical local sweets in Mamoiada
- Boat trip to the caves of the marine seal and Cala Luna including
- Entrance ticket to the caves
Day 1 – Transfer by ferry from Livorno to Golfo Aranci. Overnight in double internal cabin.
Day 2 – Gallura Breakfast on board. Landing and meeting with the guide. Short visit of the famous coast and continuation of Calangianus, the capital of the cork. Here you can visit a cork farm. Transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Orosei Orgosolo After breakfast departure for the visit of Orosei, surrounded by a multifaceted landscape: limestone mountains, volcanic rocks that have created green valleys cultivated with fruit trees and olive trees. Walking through Orosei you discover its Spanish charm, full of churches and works of art. Then straight to the village of Orgosolo, known for its mural frescoes. After the visit it is time to experience the traditional kitchen of the shepherds of Orgosolo among the centuries-old oaks of the Supramonte with a lunch cheeses and pork; all accompanied by an excellent local wine. At the end of the lunch there will be a folk performance with the traditional songs at Tenores. In the afternoon Pariglia show exclusively for your group, an equestrian race where brave knights perform in jumps and acrobatics in a dance-race with very ancient roots really exciting. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Mamoiada After breakfast departure for Mamoiada, a small town in the heart of Barbagia that fascinates for its ancestral rituals, from the Fires of St. Anthony to the masks of the Carnival and that enchants for the delicacies of its cuisine. Here the group will divide into smaller groups to be able to participate in the following visits: • Guided tour of the Museum of Culture and Work, a museum that tells the life of men and women of Mamoiada until the middle of the last century. • Visit to the “Bottega del Mascheraio”; from the artisan it will be possible to attend the various phases of the Mamuthones mask processing. • Visit the Mamuthones and Issohadores headquarters to discover the mysterious world of the Mamoiadine masks. • Visit the old oven of the carasau bread where you can discover the magic and the secrets that are hidden behind the preparation of this bread millennial. • Brunch in the vineyard with wine tasting at the vineyard de su Vinzaresu in the hills of the village and to finish the workshop and tasting of typical local sweets at a traditional sweet shop accompanied by coffee in “mendula” (coffee with almonds). Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
By Coach: The group arrives by coach from the country of origin.