Mistery


Since time immemorial, the orcs are synonymous with bogeys with enormous dimensions.   These creatures, much like the giant, but more bad, as well as having a repulsive appearance, are expressed with a brutal language, interspersed with curses. They are evil beings and anti-social, sometimes deformed. In many sardines legends […]

The Orcs – Magical Creatures in Sardinia


treatment of burns
The third and final practice of Sardinian folk medicine, after the eye medicine and the fright therapy is the treatment of burns. It is completely different from previous ones, because this one is based largely on a knowledge of empirical. It is said that many families whose ancestors were friends […]

Treatment of burns – Superstitions in Sardinia


sos erchitos
Sos Erchitos are one of our magical creatures, a little less known but very disturbing. They are people who are guilty of atrocious crimes and, for some reason, have managed to escape the human justice and therefore are incurred in a superhuman punishment. These men, since only humans male can become Erchitos, […]

Sos Erchitos – Magical Creatures in Sardinia





mask's tour
During the Tour of Masks we will also learn about the carnival masks of Orotelli. The carnival of Orotelli, along with that one of Mamoiada and the one of Ottana, is one of the most beautiful and felt Carnival events in Sardinia. The traditional mask is called Sos Thurpos which means […]

Sos Thurpos e S’Eritaju – Mask’s Tour



mask's tour
As every region of Italy and the world, even Sardinia has its superstitions and ways to prevent or treat the fulfillment of a certain “curse”. According to the stuperstitions in Sardinia, there are several practices that can be divided into three main categories: the Eye medicine, the fright therapy and […]

The eye medicine – Superstitions in Sardinia



canyon of su gorroppu
Have you ever seen the stars in broad daylight? Have you ever caught the flowers of the fern? I know that this kind of things are impossible, but if you go into the canyon of Su Gorroppu, it is said you can! Su Gorroppu is the deepest canyon in the island and in […]

The canyon of Su Gorroppu – Landscape in Sardinia



sacred well
The sacred wells are scattered throughout the territory of Sardinia and those currently known and are counted more than fifty. One of the best preserved is the Sacred Well of Santa Cristina. The sacred well, the construction of which can be placed around the eleventh century BC It is enclosed […]

Sacred well of Santa Cristina: astronomical observation or votive well?