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Bed & Breakfast VILLA SERENA
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Text: The flower and vegetable gardens are nestled in
the rolling hills less than an hour from the
International Airport in Cagliari at the southern tip
of the island of Sardinia. Multicolored hammocks are
carefully strung between the many pine trees for that
afternoon siesta. A play area for children is
available as well as the fish pond, Shetland pony and
goats to make your stay a joy of being close to the
And yet, the view of the ocean is always present for
those wanting to combine the mountains and sea.
Camere Guest rooms
The guest rooms are roomy and equipped each with a
private bath. While the beds are modern, the
furniture is typical of the well-appointed Campidano
region of Sardinia. Working fireplaces in the private
room offer the ideal couple retreat. In a simple, yet
elegant style, the wrought iron bed stands,
enamel-painted chairs and wash basins reflect a
genuine Sardinian country house. The windows open the
horizon from Mount Arci and the ancient Nuraghi
architecture to the sea cliffs of the Oristano Gulf
about 40 km away.
The entrance hall leads into the reading room with a
well-supplied library of regional history and natural
wonders in the area. During the summer months, the
patio becomes the breakfast corner and a place to meet
the other international guests over a glass of Mrytle
or Grappa offered by the hosts.
Collinas is a small village with great charm and
ancient roots located in a valley surrounded by hills.
It is an ideal spot to discover the Nuraghi
civilization which was the first in the Western
Mediterranean dating back to 7th century BC.
The town’s original name “Forru” has many possible
origins. Some think it comes from the Phoenician word
for garden. Others think the term refers to the
Nuraghe people who built homes which can be visited
near the B&B. The famous hill nearby is known as
“Genna Maria” -- an archealogical site that has
recently revealed when the first metals were melted.
As the saying goes, “Genna Maria fumat ma non codit
pani” (“Genna Maria smokes but it does not bake
bread.”) Nuraghi dwellers developed particular skills
in metallurgy, trading for bronze in many areas of the
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