News and Events

The Events section of the Baia di Nora Hotel is the best way to always keep up to date and plan your holiday in Sardinia according to the best events of the season.

In our blog you will find all the events, food festivals and festivities of the Baia di Nora and the surrounding. This tourist blog is a guide to Pula and the surrounding area. Where to eat, what to see, the best itineraries, sports, popular beaches and hidden jems, the best diving and kite surfing schools… that is, an authentic guide written by locals.

Sardinia, and South-Western Sardinia especially, is a unique holiday destination, rich in resources for you to explore: mountains, sea and beaches are the background to a wide array of excursions and activities, such as mountain biking, trekking, kite surfing, sailing, diving and much more.

In this tourist blog we will periodically highlight the best events, concerts, food festivals and festivities taking place in the area.

Porto Pino, a virgin wilderness

Our travel tips today take you to Porto Pino, along the south-western coast of Sardinia through hiking trails between pink flamingos, sand dunes shaped by the wind and the sour scent of coastal vegetation. An excursion that is not mountain, but very fascinating,  ending on the beach. A spectacular coastline surrounded by the ponds of [...]

The pond of Santa Gilla

While traveling along the main road to reach Pula, a stop is necessary to observe one of the most important lagoons in Europe. The pond of Cagliari, better known as the pond of Santa Gilla, is a wetland of 1300 hectares at the gates of the capital, of historical and naturalistic importance. This corner of [...]

The beauty of Swan Lake in Pula

The magic of ballet is ready to fascinate the audience of Forte Arena with the “Swan Lake”. August 4th, for the first time in Santa Margherita of Pula, The Saint Petersburg Ballet go on stage one of the most famous and representative ballet in the world. The show expands the offer available to the audience [...]

Jazz to the ancient Roman theatre in Nora

Since almos forty years, Sardinia is recognised worldwide as “The land of Jazz”. Why? The answer is simple: because only here the music of the most influential artists blend with the sounds and melodies characteristic of our corner of Paradise. RAI journalist Alberto Rodriguez was right when, in the seventies, perceived in jazz a cultural [...]

Visit to Aquarium of Nora

A few steps from our Hotel and beyond the promontory of Capo di Pula is situated the Nora lagoon. Used it as natural harbour for its form since past time, whole area is rich of archaeological ruins left by Phoenicians, famous expert sailor people. In the middle of the 20th century lagoon was partially closed [...]

Holiday and rhythm: Sting & Shaggy

Sardinia is ready to welcome two of the most important music artist of last decades, Sting & Shaggy. Described as the most unexpecting duo of 2018, on July 26th at the Forte Arena in Pula they present their last album produced together, 44/876 pulled by the hit “Don’t make me wait”, also presented during the [...]

Sardinia Flying Tour: on flight over the island

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return”. This expression it wasn’t said only by Leonardo da Vinci a few centuries ago but it is what the people comment when try the emotion to [...]

Sailing: a funny way to live the sea.

“…And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to [...]

The Nora lagoon

Along the coast that separates the mountain to the sea, where fresh river waters meet salty seawaters, it often happens that the beach is surrounded by a lagoon. This is an ecosystem made up of delicate balances, where live unique species, vegetal and animal, such as ducks, herons, egrets, kingfishers, seagulls that coexist with the [...]