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.

Janas, Sardinian Fairies

There’re many affinities between the stories of Northern Europe and those of Sardinia: “Is Animeddas” is one of these.  Halloween is the equivalent of Is Animeddas because they have in common many rites. In Sardinia there are also other mythological figures typical of the Irish lands. These are  the Fairies, which we call Janas. Sardinian [...]

One of the symbol of Sardinia: the Lapwing

Our land boasts a large number of symbols of ancient origin and today we talk about the Sardinian Lapwing, whose origins are far and date back to the Byzantines. The symbolic meaning is to be found in the agro-pastoral culture, and like so many others it invokes the fertility, the rains and the health of [...]

Five valid reasons to choose the Hotel Baia di Nora in South Sardinia

Holidays in Sardinia: 5 reasons to choose Baia di Nora You are ready for the next summer holidays in Sardinia, but on the almost 2,000 km of coastline, you are still undecided about which area to choose and we cannot blame you. Here the beaches, the bays and the promontories offer real paintings. But with your permission [...]

Easter in Sardinia: religious ceremonies of Holy Week

Discover the rites of Holy Week in Sardinia In Sardinia the Spanish domination , which lasted four centuries, have influenced the local customs, keeping our culture alive. This stranger presence is witnessed by many sardinian words which roots come from Spanish. Religious rites, which are celebrated every year, are another proof of Iberic contamination. Since the 1600s, Easter in [...]

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 [...]