Sardinia, Italy's second-largest island. "The largest island in the world, the land of a thousand towers (the nuraghi) and of silver springs; the sunset isle, older than the ancient," is how it was defined by Erastothene, Ancient Greek philosopher and writer, who was charmed by this far-off paradise, lost in the Mediterranean.
Sardinia is an island of conquest and landing place. It is a place where age-old peoples and traditions have originated. A sunny, solitary land where the historical air merges with the winds blowing over a nature that remain unspoilt. there are hidden areas where time seems to stand still or to pass more slowly. Different landscapes that change continually, giving travellers the impression that they are in a micro-continent.
It is sufficient to travel over the island from north to south to realise - even if only in part - the extraordinary nature of the Sardinian landscapes. Abandoning the main roads for a while means discovering many little treasures, and one of these is Serdiana, the small village that is home to Pala.
Sardinia is a most particular island; behind the splendid emerald and turquoise reflections of its sea and its sands, which can be pink, pure white or even golden,