Thanks to its thousands of kilometers of coastline, Italy offers an astounding array of beaches, ranging from rocky Riviera coves to sandy stretches of seaside. Here's a sampling of beaches both on the mainland and on satellite islands, ranging from lesser-known hideaways to jet-set pit stops that have one thing in common—dramatically beautiful set...

The America's Cup World Series will begin in Cagliari on the Italian island of Sardinia from April 23-26. It will be the first competition for the innovative AC75 class boats that will vie for the America's Cup in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2021. The World Series regatta had been scheduled for October but was pushed back. Teams had feared another de...

Newlywed Andrea Benedetto was drowning off a Sardinian beach on Sunday when Italian swimmer Filippo Magnini dived in to rescue him. Magnini, a former world champion, plunged in after friends of Mr Benedetto shouted to sunbathers on Cala Sinzias beach, just east of Cagliari. Magnini kept Mr Benedetto's head above water until lifeguards arrived. "I j...

In 1922, the Masua mining operations in Sardinia, which had been active ever since the early 1600s, had reached a peak of production. Zinc and lead were in high demand, and modernized mining methods meant that more ore was being extracted than ever before. Efficiency, however, was becoming a serious issue. At the time, transporting the zinc and lea...

Located on a strip of land in the extreme northwestern part of Sardinia, Stintino stretches out towards Asinara, almost touching it. Right there, exactly where it touches it, lies its masterpiece, La Pelosa: with its clear seabed and shallow waters for dozens of metres, weightless white sand and a dazzling, calm sea with waters in every shade of bl...

On one side is Santa Teresa di Gallura, on the other are Castelsardo and Sassari. Between them, the Mediterranean, pine forests, dunes, and beaches. The mistral wind blows constantly, shaping the granite cliffs, shaking the juniper trees, sculpting this stretch of coast in northern Sardinia that have come to be known as Costa Paradiso (Paradise Coa...

From the Filiming Italy Festival in Sardinia, to the San Francisco Green Film Festival, eco-sustainability is a great topic of interest today, in both nations.  In Sardinia, on June 13th, at the Forte Village, the Filming Italy Festival will take place and diverse producers, institutions and international personalities will participate to such beau...

Sardinia, the Cilento area of the southern province of Salerno and the Maremma zone spreading between Lazio and Tuscany were the parts of Italy to come out strongest in the 2019 edition of the annual guide of seaside resorts prepared by Legambiente and the Touring Club Italiano. Pollica, near Salerno; Castiglione della Pescaia, in the province of G...

Sardinia has an age-old story, told by the archaeological evidence dotted throughout the territory. The tangible signs of the prehistoric island are endless: menhir, dolmen, domus de Janas, sacred wells, tombs of the giants and countless Nuraghe complexes. Enormous stones that have been guarding secrets for four thousand years. Buildings, often int...

A film by director Laura Luchetti and set in Sardinia, which tells a love story between two adolescents - one an illegal African migrant and the other the daughter of a migrant trafficker - is set to hit Italian theatres in June. The film, "Twin Flower", stars Kallil Kone and Anastasyia Bogach in debut performances. The Sardinian frontier portrayed...