Riders make their way through a joyful crowd in disguise. Neutral white masks cover their faces, giving them an impenetrable air of mystery. Their hairstyles and costumes remind of the noblesse that reigned in this region in the 14th century, an era to which the tradition being celebrated today dates back: a horserace with medieval origins that, every year, concludes the Oristano Carnival on this Italian island indifferent to the passage of time, Sardinia.Learn more
A wild land on which time stretches out, listless with the burning sun, and giddy with the powerful perfumes of myrtle, orchids, olive trees hundreds of years old, or prickly pears. In the valleys, herds of sheep climb rocky tracks, led by a shepherd who approaches one of the villages perched at the summits of small mountains from where the island’s rim is visible. Discreet deserted coves and blond-sand beaches meet turquoise waters, always warm. These are the rich landscapes that surround Villa Abbondanza.
Barely fifty metres from the shore, the house occupies a marvellous estate featuring green lawns and Mediterranean trees scattered between the bay and the large canopied terrace. The latter offers a transit point between the peaceful gardens and the interiors designed by a renowned architect, along with a magnificent patio decorated by a fountain. In the rooms, you will find parquet flooring, ceiling beams and decidedly southern furniture in the living room, while the dining room’s decoration is more aristocratic. Fine contemporary paintings adorn the rooms.
Artworks chosen with discernment, that also decorate the walls of the bedrooms: eight superb suites that share six bathrooms and enjoy privileged views of the azure waters.
Silent, motionless perspectives, the fruits of a fiercely guarded nature. The race ending at Oristano is a reminder that Sardinia is one of the last places on Earth where one can still find wild horses.
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