4 Bed House for sale in Berchidda Berchidda, Olbia-Tempio, Sardinia, Italy 4 Bed House £26,520 | €31,000 | $35,210 Request a Currency Exchange Quote Here

"Berchidda, a village in the deep Gallura, in north-eastern Sardinia, famous for its food and wine traditions, a medieval castle and a world-famous jazz eventIt lies on the southern slopes of Limbara, the 'heart' of the Gallura mountains, which surrounds

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"Berchidda, a village in the deep Gallura, in north-eastern Sardinia, famous for its food and wine traditions, a medieval castle and a world-famous jazz eventIt lies on the southern slopes of Limbara, the 'heart' of the Gallura mountains, which surrounds it with granite rocks shaped by time, a few steps from the Coghinas lake.Berchidda is a town of three thousand inhabitants, whose neoclassical and Art Nouveau houses and buildings are arranged 'in crescent' in steep streets.At the center are the parish church of San Sebastiano, which houses a baroque wooden altar, and the seventeenth-century church of the Rosary.From the main square you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the valley and Mount Acuto, which gives the territory its name.On the occasion of Time in Jazz, for a week riding Ferragosto, the village wears the best dress, the squares become theater, the streets come alive with colors and sounds of night concerts, which see the famous trumpeter Paolo Fresu and musicians of all the world.By day the rural churches of Santa Caterina and Sant'Andrea (from the seventeenth century) and the butterfly garden on the Limbara are scenarios where the musicians improvise, inspired by the silence and beauty of nature.The celebrity of Berchidda has grown in the world hand in hand with Fresu and international festival, since 1988 the flagship event of the island's jazz circuit.Near the village, 500 meters high, you will find the castle of Montacuto, built in the eleventh century, political and military center, witness of local medieval events: it belonged to the judges of Torres and those of Arborea, was disputed between Pisa and Genoese, finally passed to the Catalans.The ruins of the walls, a tower and a cistern remain.The territory is rich in prehistoric evidences: tafoni and inhabited caves, necropolis at domus de Janas, dolmen, megalithic structures (Pedriscalas and s'Iscala Serrada), tombs of Giants and nuraghi.Many Roman traces: Republican coins, the remains of the Olbia-Turris Libisonis and a bridge along the river Silvani.Road and fortifications of su Casteddu indicate that the area was a disputed transit area between 'Romanised' and rebellious peoples (the Balari).Around the village, colors and aromas of holm oaks and oaks, streams and waterfalls, like that of su Pisciale.A territory populated by deer, fallow deer, mouflons and flown over by eagles, goshawks, sparrow hawks.And then the vineyards: here is the Vermentino di Gallura, the only Sardinian wine of origin.
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