The tipical Christmas atmosphere, along with the mild climate embracing Mediterranean regions, make the island of Sardinia an ideal destination for all those travellers looking for something unusual and special at the same time. The island could be an attraction for people looking for a weekend oversee, and wondering about an experience made up by tastes and flavors. This could be the best solution to spend the long awaited holidys of Christmas and New Year's Eve.
Even though skiing is not a major entertainment in an island widely known for its magical bays and coastline, people can go skiing anyway. It happens on the Gennargentu peak, where it stands the station of Bruncu Spina, starting point for three different itineraries along the hill: Bruncu Spina itself, S'Arena and Separadorgiu.
Average temperature in December ranges between 5° and 17°, while lower degrees (below 0°) are limited to the inner region, with a historical record of – 4.8°. Accordingly, there is a wide range of experiences to choose for your winter holiday in Sardinia, such as trekking itineraries, biking, and food and gastronomy.
When it comes to taste and flavors, the season is enriched by a series of products that you couldn’t enjoy otherwise. This is the case of many particular types of olives and mushrooms, and also the sea urchins - so-called ricci - whose fishing is illegal during summer time. This is why Sardinia in winter becomes an ideal destination for gourmet lovers.
Finally, December in Sardinia is enriched by longasting traditions and conviviality, as reflected in most of the appointments and events scheduled in the calendar. Below is a short list of recommended ones... Enjoy!
December, the whole month - Theather: Balletto 2014 Liric season - Teatro Lirico di Cagliari presents: La Traviata, Lo Schiaccianoci, Gli Stivaletti di Pëtr Il’ic Cajkovskij
December 24th - Presepe Vivente, Gergei
December 23rd, 28th - Presepe Vivente, Basilica di Bonaria, Cagliari
December 31st - Cap d'Any de l'Alguer e Caparezza in Concerto, Alghero
Until February 22nd - GELVISMASK Museo delle maschere Mediterranee, Mamoiada
Until March 29th - XXV Festival Etnia e Teatralità, Porto Torres