Villasimius is an amazing resort on the south-west of Sardinia. It is stretched from mountain range of Seven Brothers up to promontory Capo Carbonara. Villasimius means beaches first of all. In particular, 32 kilometers of beaches, which are located along the highway which leads from the capital of Sardinia. Villasimius means purest sea, snow-white sand, majestic rocks, fragrances of Mediterranean herbs, flamingos pink, and also dozens of other species of birds, sea walks, scuba diving, horseback riding in the mountains.
Villasimius has its own port near promontory Capo Carbonara. That’s why you may get to your vacation place by sea. There are many historical sites in Villasimius. Among them there are ancient nuraghes, old fortress, tower of port Junco, a lighthouse on Cavoli island, tower San Luigi. Culinary specialties of this part of Sardinia are worth special mention. These are almond cookies «amarettisardi» and tenderest cakes formagielle.
|GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION||South-east of Sardinia, 48 km from Cagliari|
|NUMBER OF INHABITANTS||2 500 people|
Festival of La Madonna del Naufrago– Madonna, who patrons the drowned. It’s a beautiful and unusual holiday, which ends up with underwater divine service and laying of wreath on statue of Madonna. The statue is located at a depth of 15 meters in the sea. This statue of Madonna with Child was created by sculptor PinuccioSciola, and it was submerged with a solemn ceremony in 1979
First week of September
Festival Santa Maria
Festival in honor of Saint Raphael the Archangel, Saint patron of Villasimius)
Spiaggia del Riso
Porto Sa Ruxi