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  • Mugoni beach and Porto Conte bay
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  • Bosa - charming town on west coast
  • Costa del Sud
  • Cagliari old town
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  • Cala Gonone hotels
  • Golfo di Orosei - Orosei Gulf
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  • Laconi - castle and park of Aymerich
  • Marina di Gairo - colored beaches
  • San Teodoro Costa Smeralda
  • Capo d' Orso Rock of Bear
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    Sardinia is a small but very varied Island; the scenery of its beaches is colorful almost everywhere you go. One of choises to enjoy on beaches and inland places is to create an itinerary for 7 to 14 days staying for 3 or 4 days at a time in Sardinia hotelsSpend some time on the Costa Smeralda, move to Alghero, famous Stintino or explore nuraghe arround Sassari. If you have enough of time then enjoy a visit in the bustling centre of Cagliari.

     

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    Laconi - Castle and Park of Aymerich

    Paintings iLaconi castle and park Aymerich - Sardinia

    How to reach Laconi - Sardinia

    This noble family still owns the nearby mansion, the noblest and most beautiful private house on the island. Laconi is a municipality in the Province of Oristano - Sardinia. It is located about 70 km north of Cagliari and about 40 km east of Oristano. The main centre of the area houses a beautiful park, rich in magnificant plants and streams, wich surrounds with Aymerich Castle.

    Garden of Laconi - Sardinia

    Laconi's Park and garden Aymerich is a beautiful historic grounds that have featured strongly in Sardinia's history, from the 8th century to the present day. Thanks to their central position and the abundance of natural springs, the park grounds have attracted human settlement since ancient times. Testimony to this are the many archeological finds and the park's enchanting medieval castle ruins

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    Built around the 8th or 9th centuries, the castle was used as a holiday residence by the Guidici, or rulers of Arborea. During this era, Sardinia was divided into four kingdoms known as Giudicati, which were governed by the Giudici.

    Laconi park springs - Sardinia

    Aymerich park

    In 1477, after several further transfers, Laconi and its castle were purchased by the Castelvi family, becoming a county at first, then later a marquisate. The feudal estate was signed over to the Aymerich family at the beginning of the 1700s, who remained its owners until 1990 when the park became property of the Region of Sardinia.

    The castle and the village of Laconi belonged to one of the most prestigious of these - the Kingdom of Arborea.In 1409, folowwing the fatal battle of Sanluri, the above kingdom surrendered after four centuries of rule, ceding the castle and the village of Laconi to the Aragonese. Subsequently, with the unification of the Spanish crowns, theypassed to Ferdinando il Cattolico.

     

     

    Laconi  historic town - Sardinia

    The park spans an area of over 22 hectares

    and is divided into two main sections: historical and recreational. The former comprises the castle ruins and impressive tree specimens from the Marquis Aymerich cellection,amongst which is the Cedar of Lebanon. The recreational area provides visitors with comfotable picnic seating set in a protected woodland environment, as well as offering picturesque views of natural landscapes.