Posada Holiday Home
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Theproperty is an old house and is located right in the heart of the historic center of Posada.
Its construction features make it cool in summer and warm in winter. The walls are 80 cm thick and the roof is made of wattle, according to traditional customs.
On the ground floor are the living room and a large comfortable kitchen with fireplace.
Upstairs you will find a small room (2 beds) and a large room (4 beds) served by a bathroom with shower.
The great room has a balcony that offers a panoramic view of the sea and the surrounding countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||34 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Sardinia region
Besides the beaches of S. Giovanno, Su Tiriarzu, Iscraios, Two pine trees and Orvile are subject to visit the river routes, Lake Maccheronis in the nearby town of Torpè, the historic center, the Nuraghe and the tomb of the giants. The beaches of Posada also from 2008 to 2012 have been awarded the prestigious award of the Five Sails conferred by Legambiente.
The large marina of The Cove (ca. 1000 berths), co-administered along with the municipality of Siniscola Posada shares with which the local jurisdiction, is currently being adapted for the installation of facilities and services for boaters.
Among the various festivals the main celebrates the Madonna del Soccorso, which falls on the first Sunday after Easter variable. In addition to Posada celebrates the patron saint, S. Antonio Abate on 17/01, with a celebration in the square where they set fire to one huge pile of rock rose (Sardinian: "mudregu"), collected in the days immediately preceding. The characteristic ritual includes 3 laps around the bonfire in the procession. Then they distribute the sweets, such as "sos cogoneddos" and "s'aranzada" blessed during the ceremony and ecclesiastical strictly hand made by ladies of Posada. In addition to this a small committee is responsible for organizing a "refreshment" of sandwiches with roast sausage and wine. At the end of September is also the country feast in the sanctuary of St. Michael
Perched on top of a limestone cliff mantled in euphorbia and mastic, Posada is dominated by the ruins of the Castello della Fava. Built in the twelfth century. by the judges of Gallura, it was conquered by the Judges of Arborea, before passing under the control of Aragon. The area was already inhabited in ancient times, as evidenced by the Carthaginian colony of Feronia. Important center at the time of the Judges, declined for the numerous Saracen raids. The village retains its medieval layout with narrow streets winding connected by steep stairways, arches and small squares. The gray-stone houses have been gradually rebuilt. The castle has undergone restoration: a wooden staircase leads to the top of the square tower which offers a sweeping view of the sea, the mouth of the river and the plain Posada with citrus groves.
Towards the interior of the lake is surrounded by pine forests Posada, one of the many reservoirs of the island. In addition, of great artistic interest will be the visit to the castle of Fava, built by the Pisans just before 1200, and the Parish Church of Sant'Antonio Abate, dating back to 1324, but rebuilt in 600. It is advisable to take part in the feast of St. Anthony Abbot, patron saint of the country. It is celebrated in the square where you burn a huge pile of "mudregu" (rock rose). The ritual includes three laps around the campfire, followed by a procession. During the festival are distributed sweets called "cogoneddos."
Tourism in Posada is relatively undeveloped. Perfect sandy beach is mostly occupied by locals, which makes it attactive for those who looking for quiet place.
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