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Agrustos
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Agrustos

ROMANS USED TO CALL IT AUGUSTUS POPULUS In Roman times, few km far from Budoni arose a harbour called Augustus Populus, probably the present Agrustos, a populated village. It is now a tourists vill ...

Birgalavò
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Birgalavò

THE VILLAGE OF MYRTLE About three kilometres far from Budoni centre, Birgalavò is traditionally an agriculture and pastoral village, turned into tourism since the 70s. In its territory there ...

Limpiddu
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Limpiddu

There were a small amount of families in Limpiddu, but each one was composed by lots of children, so it was a young and active village. CARNIVAL OFFERED BY THE NATURE Our grandparents have a lov ...

Ludduì
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Ludduì

Ludduì overlooks all Budoni villages, the air smells fresh wind. In this village speaking Gallura dialect, the landscape gives stunning emotions. The sea, pastures, colourful houses away, some ...

Luttuni
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Luttuni

Like most of Budoni villages, Luttuni has agro pastoral tradition. Among workers it was possible to set up agricultural contracts, not everyone was so lucky to own a land: a good portion of men went w ...

Maiorca
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Maiorca

Maiorca is the widest village. We can explain this Spanish toponymous: maybe in ancient times Maiorca was the most extended village in the area. Massimo Pittau, linguist, glottologist and Sassari Univ ...

Malamurì
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Malamurì

A legend tells in this village lived a strong head of family to which happened misfortunes and illness, this tested his health. When it seemed there was no chance for him and all got ready for worst, ...

Muriscuvò
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Muriscuvò

One of Budoni villages characteristic is that, although they are only few km away, they are all different, in traditions, customs and languages. They are on the border between Gallura and Baronie and ...

Nuditta
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Nuditta

The meaning is easy to understand. "Nuditta" makes us think about something bare, naked, and it gets its name by this. Until 1800 this village rose among dense vegetation, then man began cut ...

Porto Ottiolu-the touristic harbour of Budoni
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Porto Ottiolu-the touristic harbour of Budoni

 PORTIOLU OR "DROP"? Porto Ottiolu name maybe came from by Sardinian "Portiolu", even if recent studies of the linguist Massimo Pittau, open one more time the debate. It co ...

San Gavino
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San Gavino

BETWEEN SAINTS AND POETS San Gavino is a small village that has never had more than a hundred inhabitants. Its name came from a roman soldier with the disagreeable task of persecuting Christians, a ...

San Lorenzo
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San Lorenzo

A VILLAGE ON CELEBRATION Celebrated Saints in this village were three: San Simone in April 28th, Santa Lucia in May 15th and, always in May, San Lorenzo, the biggest feast. Now this feast takes pla ...

San Pietro
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San Pietro

IS SAN PIETRO THE SAME LIKE SORTINISSA? One time San Pietro village was known as “San Pietro del Bosco” (Saint Peter of the Wood) and was characterized by two collectives. The oldest on ...

Solità
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Solità

THE MYSTERIOUS VILLAGE The name of this village remembers the sun. Looking at its territory, wholly exposed to sunlight, it is supposed to just come from it. Some people say it is possible this are ...

Strugas
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Strugas

THE VILLAGE OF WATER According to some researchers, the name Strugas would indicate a place rich in water sources and in drinking water. An important and meaningful name, especially if we think tha ...

Tamarispa
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Tamarispa

FROM THE OLD VILLAGE TO TODAY’S TAMARISPA  The oldest news about Tamarispa village came to us through Liber Fondachi, the register where there were written down Pisans tax possession rev ...

Tanaunella
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Tanaunella

THE VILLAGE OF GIANT UNELLA The legend tells that Tanaunella was den (tana in Italian) of "Unella" the giant, which took possession of the village to damage shepherds and brigands who liv ...

Berruiles
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Berruiles

Berruiles is located along the SS125  towards San Teodoro, hidden to the west of the Punta Ultia hill. Berruiles' landmark could mean "hidden or protected place", where they co ...

San Silvestro
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San Silvestro

San Silvestro is about three hundred meters south of Berruiles and two and a half miles from the town of Budoni. The village is named after a great Pope: St. Silvestro was at the center of one of the ...

Matta e Peru
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Matta e Peru

The village of Matta a Peru is 6,39 kilometers from the town of Budoni, named after the first inhabitants of the place, due to the presence of countless pine trees, that-s why the "Matt ...

Baia Sant'Anna
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Baia Sant'Anna

The village of Baia Sant'Anna can be reached following the SS125 road towards Posada, 1 kilometer after passing the village Tanaunella, on the left, is the crossroads for Baia Sant'A ...

S'Iscala
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S'Iscala

S'Iscala is a hill town situated in the southern part of the area, about  3 kms from Budoni and about 2.5 kms from the coast to the beaches of St. Anna and Sa Capannizza. It ha ...

Lutturai
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Lutturai

Lutturai is about four kilometers from Budoni. The village has experienced, like other villages of Budoni, a tourist development with the presence of several holiday homes, however, retains its agro-p ...

Lu Linnalvu
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Lu Linnalvu

Lu Linnalvu is a small Budoni hamlet, located 25 meters above sea level and far 1.36 km from the center of Budoni, it is located along the SP24 street in the direction of Brunella. In the ...