Nature adorns itself in warmer hues, and wine flows like poetry in the annals of time.

Autumn arrives in Sardinia, transforming landscapes into works of art. Leaves take on warm and embracing shades, and scents unveil the secrets of a generous and authentic land. At this moment, Sardinia reveals its deepest heart, amidst cultural events and gastronomic products with millennia-old roots. 

A Kaleidoscope of Colors: Autumn in Barbagia 

Autumn in Barbagia is a celebration of traditions, culture, and folklore that takes place in the inland villages of Sardinia. Streets burst with colors, and the aromas of culinary delights fill the air. Walking through narrow lanes, you’ll feel as if transported to another era, where skilled artisans weave threads of ancient crafts and create precious works of art. Amid traditional dances and centuries-old songs, autumn comes alive with captivating magic, where the community warmly welcomes visitors and proudly shares its own traditions and customs. Every village becomes a guardian of ancient stories, and the inhabitants become passionate storytellers, guiding you on a journey through the tales and legends of Barbagia. Visiting Sardinia during this season is a unique experience, an invitation to slow down and be enchanted by millennia-old and fascinating traditions.

A Hymn to Wine, a Tale of History and Taste 

Autumn is a magical time, especially for wine lovers, as it’s the season of the grape harvest when Sardinian vineyards turn red, and mature bunches transform into authentic treasures. Among the undisputed stars of this season are true oenological gems like Cannonau, the wine that celebrates the essence of Sardinia, and Vermentino di Gallura, a dance of delicate and persistent aromas that enchant both the palate and the soul.

Sardinian wineries offer visitors tastings of exquisite wines, and every moment becomes a small journey back in time to discover Sardinian viticulture traditions, always accompanied by the intoxicating aroma of barrels and bottles. The skilled hands of winemakers pass down family secrets and guide you through a sensory journey in which the taste of wine blends with the scent of the earth and the majesty of the landscape. At the end of the day, as the sun hides behind the vineyards, you too will feel part of a centuries-old tradition, an unbreakable bond between people and land that we have managed to cherish and pass down with love and dedication.

A Ritual of Harmony with Nature: The Most Beautiful Autumn Excursions in Sardinia 

Autumn in Sardinia is one of the best times for hiking, with mild temperatures, forests adorned in warm colors, and less crowded beaches. Here are some of the most captivating excursions to undertake in Sardinia during this season:

  • Hike to Monte Arci: During this season, its forests are painted in unique shades of red and yellow, creating a chromatic spectacle like no other. An excursion in this area will allow you to discover not only breathtaking panoramas but also ancient geological formations.
  • Trekking through the Vineyards in Gallura: This historic region is famous for its vineyards, and during autumn, besides witnessing the grape harvest and tasting wines, you can participate in a trek among vineyards and olive groves, an incredible setting immersed in green countryside and azure sea.
  • Gennargentu Hiking: The Gennargentu Massif is one of Sardinia’s most beautiful mountainous areas. During autumn, oak and beech forests cover the mountains in warm colors. Paths here wind through lakes, waterfalls, and breathtaking views.
  • Waterfall Excursions: Sardinia boasts many waterfalls, including some right by the sea. This season is when the waterfalls reach their maximum flow, creating a breathtaking natural spectacle.