Ajò! Handy local words to use on your next trip to Sardinia
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Ajò! Handy local words to use on your next trip to Sardinia

Visiting spectacular Sardinia sometime soon? Impress the islanders by trying out some of their local languages. One of The Local's Sardinian readers explains the basics.

Italy’s Sicily and Sardinia to remain Covid ‘white’ zones despite rise in hospitalisations
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Italy’s Sicily and Sardinia to remain Covid ‘white’ zones despite rise in hospitalisations

Theft of sand from Sardinia’s beaches on the rise again – despite fines of up to €3,000
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Theft of sand from Sardinia’s beaches on the rise again – despite fines of up to €3,000

What to do and what to avoid if you see a wildfire in Italy
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What to do and what to avoid if you see a wildfire in Italy

Race to save ancient Italian olive tree engulfed by wildfires
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Race to save ancient Italian olive tree engulfed by wildfires

‘A disaster without precedent’: Sardinia wildfires ravage west of Italian island
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‘A disaster without precedent’: Sardinia wildfires ravage west of Italian island

Sardinia considers requiring Covid tests for tourists as Italian island’s infections soar
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Sardinia considers requiring Covid tests for tourists as Italian island’s infections soar

How Italy’s tourist hotspots are preparing for summer 2021
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How Italy’s tourist hotspots are preparing for summer 2021

‘Don’t come’: Italian regions seek to stop second-home owners visiting
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‘Don’t come’: Italian regions seek to stop second-home owners visiting

Italian murderer back in prison after his seventh escape
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Italian murderer back in prison after his seventh escape

Sardinian hotel with hundreds of guests locked down over coronavirus case
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Sardinian hotel with hundreds of guests locked down over coronavirus case

‘Treated like criminals’: Italy turns away American tourists on private jet
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‘Treated like criminals’: Italy turns away American tourists on private jet

UPDATED: These are the Italian regions that now require tourists to register in advance
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UPDATED: These are the Italian regions that now require tourists to register in advance

You might soon need a ticket to visit one of Italy’s most beautiful beaches
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You might soon need a ticket to visit one of Italy’s most beautiful beaches

Italian town bans use of Google Maps after ‘too many’ people get lost
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Italian town bans use of Google Maps after ‘too many’ people get lost

‘Frozen’ wild boar used to fake road crash in Italy
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‘Frozen’ wild boar used to fake road crash in Italy

Tourists face jail after trying to take 40kg of Sardinia’s sand home
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Tourists face jail after trying to take 40kg of Sardinia’s sand home

Sand stolen by tourists returned to Sardinian beaches
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Sand stolen by tourists returned to Sardinian beaches

Sardinia, Cilento and Tuscany top Italian seaside awards
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Sardinia, Cilento and Tuscany top Italian seaside awards

Right-wing triumphs in Sardinia’s local elections
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Right-wing triumphs in Sardinia’s local elections

Why are Sardinia’s dairy farmers dumping milk in the streets?
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Why are Sardinia’s dairy farmers dumping milk in the streets?

Why Italian environmentalists want you to buy Sardinia’s dunes
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Why Italian environmentalists want you to buy Sardinia’s dunes

IS terrorist ‘poison plot’ suspect arrested in Sardinia
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IS terrorist ‘poison plot’ suspect arrested in Sardinia

One dead in Sardinia as storms batter western Italy
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One dead in Sardinia as storms batter western Italy

PHOTOS: The best shots from this year’s Italian Instagram meet-up in Sardinia
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PHOTOS: The best shots from this year’s Italian Instagram meet-up in Sardinia

George Clooney taken to hospital after scooter crash in Sardinia
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George Clooney taken to hospital after scooter crash in Sardinia

Italy arrests 14 people suspected of financing terrorism
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Italy arrests 14 people suspected of financing terrorism

Sardinia got a quarter of its annual rainfall in the past 48 hours
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Sardinia got a quarter of its annual rainfall in the past 48 hours

Beach in Sardinia mulls banning towels to tackle tourist damage
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Beach in Sardinia mulls banning towels to tackle tourist damage

Can you really buy a house in a historic Italian town for €1?
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Can you really buy a house in a historic Italian town for €1?

Cagliari football club apologize for racist abuse from fans
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Cagliari football club apologize for racist abuse from fans

Football: Cagliari sack coach who led them to Serie A
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Football: Cagliari sack coach who led them to Serie A

Italy’s oldest man has died at the age of 111
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Italy’s oldest man has died at the age of 111

Sandal in the Mediterranean: Why you should visit Sardinia
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Sandal in the Mediterranean: Why you should visit Sardinia

Property of the week: Luxury Sardinian villa with a pool
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Property of the week: Luxury Sardinian villa with a pool

Sardinian independence campaigner dies after hunger strike
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Sardinian independence campaigner dies after hunger strike

Fifteen people injured in whirlwind at Sardinian beach
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Fifteen people injured in whirlwind at Sardinian beach

Revealed: These are the best beaches in Italy
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Revealed: These are the best beaches in Italy

Italy’s oldest man just turned 111
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Italy’s oldest man just turned 111

This Italian couple had a magical underwater wedding
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This Italian couple had a magical underwater wedding

School’s out! Italian mayor bans homework for summer
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School’s out! Italian mayor bans homework for summer

Italian gran drives wrong way along motorway…for 7km
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Italian gran drives wrong way along motorway…for 7km

Crew who sunk with WWII sub ‘wanted to be found’: relative
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Crew who sunk with WWII sub ‘wanted to be found’: relative

Purrfect: cat-filled beach is a top tourist spot in Sardinia
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Purrfect: cat-filled beach is a top tourist spot in Sardinia

Plush Sardinian resort serves Harrods with eviction notice
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Plush Sardinian resort serves Harrods with eviction notice

Italy’s slice of paradise is finally back in public hands
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Italy’s slice of paradise is finally back in public hands

Cheese, wine and family: the Italian way to live beyond 100
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Cheese, wine and family: the Italian way to live beyond 100

WWF Italy sponsors school kids’ bid to buy paradise isle
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WWF Italy sponsors school kids’ bid to buy paradise isle

Guilt-laden thief returns sand to Italy’s jewel…after 29 years
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Guilt-laden thief returns sand to Italy’s jewel…after 29 years

Seventy people injured in Sardinia tram smash
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Seventy people injured in Sardinia tram smash

Five surprisingly great places to live in Italy
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Five surprisingly great places to live in Italy

Eritrean migrant dies in Italy hospital escape bid
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Eritrean migrant dies in Italy hospital escape bid

Black widow spiders haunt Sardinia
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Black widow spiders haunt Sardinia

Sardinia on red alert as cyclone hits
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Sardinia on red alert as cyclone hits

Two more people die in Italy heatwave
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Two more people die in Italy heatwave

€619 fine for nuns’ Italy beach photo trip
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€619 fine for nuns’ Italy beach photo trip

Italian teenager shot dead on way to school
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Italian teenager shot dead on way to school

Bin Laden allies suspected of Vatican plot
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Bin Laden allies suspected of Vatican plot

Italy arrests suspected Bin Laden aides
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Italy arrests suspected Bin Laden aides

Parents complain of ‘smelly’ Roma staff
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Parents complain of ‘smelly’ Roma staff

Sardinian priest issues skirt guidelines
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Sardinian priest issues skirt guidelines

Mum leaves child, 9, in Sardinia to work in north
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Mum leaves child, 9, in Sardinia to work in north

Teacher arrested in ‘sex for grades’ scandal
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Teacher arrested in ‘sex for grades’ scandal

Elderly tourist impaled by sun umbrella in Italy
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Elderly tourist impaled by sun umbrella in Italy

€600 fine for tourist’s beach cigarette stub
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€600 fine for tourist’s beach cigarette stub

Windsurfer missing off Italian coast
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Windsurfer missing off Italian coast

Sexy car wash ‘not degrading’ owner claims
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Sexy car wash ‘not degrading’ owner claims

Smoke prompts plane evacuation in Italy
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Smoke prompts plane evacuation in Italy

99-year-old Italian gran passes school exam
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99-year-old Italian gran passes school exam

Woman found dead after liposuction operation
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Woman found dead after liposuction operation

Serial murderer escapes prison in Italy for the third time
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Serial murderer escapes prison in Italy for the third time

Headless body washed up on Italian beach
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Headless body washed up on Italian beach

Italians beg Swiss: please buy Sardinia

Italians beg Swiss: please buy Sardinia

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week
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Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Italian mafia boss to teach prison law course
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Italian mafia boss to teach prison law course

Sardinia flood costs reach €600 million
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Sardinia flood costs reach €600 million

Dog found burnt on beach in Sardinia
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Dog found burnt on beach in Sardinia

New Zealander fights to keep Italy paradise isle
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New Zealander fights to keep Italy paradise isle

‘President’s school’ shut over fear of collapse
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‘President’s school’ shut over fear of collapse

Maid fired for helping sister in Sardinia floods
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Maid fired for helping sister in Sardinia floods

Prosecutors probe Sardinia flood deaths
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Prosecutors probe Sardinia flood deaths

Italians’ ‘green taxes’ are spent elsewhere
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Italians’ ‘green taxes’ are spent elsewhere

Day of mourning for Sardinia flood victims
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Day of mourning for Sardinia flood victims

Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy
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Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy

Search for victims as Sardinia floods kill 18
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Search for victims as Sardinia floods kill 18

Sardinia flash floods leave 17 dead
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Sardinia flash floods leave 17 dead

Sardinian ‘rebels’ redraw island map
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Sardinian ‘rebels’ redraw island map

‘Sardinia feels like an ancient forgotten land’
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‘Sardinia feels like an ancient forgotten land’

Gelateria pays the price for tax scoop
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Gelateria pays the price for tax scoop

Tourist outrage over pricey fruit juice
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Tourist outrage over pricey fruit juice

Italian bishop baffled by fake Facebook profile
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Italian bishop baffled by fake Facebook profile

Armed bandits hold up Sardinia supermarket
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Armed bandits hold up Sardinia supermarket

Wildfires rage in Sardinia
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Wildfires rage in Sardinia

The siblings that have seen a century
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The siblings that have seen a century

Families evacuated in Sardinia as wildfires rage
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Families evacuated in Sardinia as wildfires rage

Top ten: Italy’s best beaches 2013
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Top ten: Italy’s best beaches 2013

Sardinia home to Italy’s best beach
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Sardinia home to Italy’s best beach

‘Lazy’ Sardinian postman hoards 400 kilos of mail
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‘Lazy’ Sardinian postman hoards 400 kilos of mail

Pope Francis to visit Sardinian shrine
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Pope Francis to visit Sardinian shrine

Five Star founder Beppe Grillo’s son investigated in gang rape case
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Five Star founder Beppe Grillo’s son investigated in gang rape case

Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy
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Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy

Refugee kids made to use separate toilets at Italian school
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Refugee kids made to use separate toilets at Italian school

Italian island hits back at British anti-migrant headlines
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Italian island hits back at British anti-migrant headlines

Sardinia’s poor give all to refugees
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Sardinia’s poor give all to refugees

Russia’s mega-rich snub Sardinia over Ukraine
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Russia’s mega-rich snub Sardinia over Ukraine