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Posada is a historic village with its fortress and the castle of Fava. And 'strategic and panoramic position, less than two kilometers from the sea, on the main roads, is the ideal base for discovering Sardinia most beautiful and secret. The coasts of Sardinia farannno will rediscover the excitement of a real sea, untouched: the endless beaches, the water from the incredible, brilliant colors, the sun transforms reality into view, here's what I invite you to share. Come settle in Sardinia and the coast of the island is like eating the peel of a fruit and throw away the flesh, visiting the interior, on the one hand are the remains of an ancient culture that is still deeply relived in the festivities, gastronomy, in works of art, on the other, the rough nature has preserved landscapes, flora and fauna from another planet, another way of life.

Posada is in the east coast of Sardinia, 43 km south of Olbia, is the only country with a historic castle which dominates the whole valley Fava Posadina, House of Ladies, etc. .. Nuraghi
It has about 4 km of beach between pine trees, sand and rocks. The beach is known for Tiriarzu ON 4 th year in a row with the blue sails 5

Posada's history:

• The origin of the name comes from POSADA Pausada Pasada or better in the local dialect means rest, a rest area or rest stop. In fact, the old Posada stood at a busy junction caused by road from the sea and from the unions, with roads connecting Terranoa (Olbia) to Cagliari, where travelers and shepherds used to stop for rest, for watering the horses or to over-winter livestock and later settled permanently thanks to fertile land, was also the port area and then connecting with the mainland. During the domination of Pisa, Tuscany was under the influence of spoken Pasata called and then, around 1300 became final with the Spanish conquest of POSADA Arogonesi. It was the Etruscans to found, where now stands Posada, FERONIA named after the goddess guardian of Toschi, the goddess Feronia; of this period we have maintained a bronze statue that comes from representing the type POSADA dell'Eracle italics at the end of IV sec. A. C., is preserved in the museum of Cagliari. In the Middle Ages, thanks to the territorial structure (mountains to the west, sea to the east, and a valley in the center), was chosen to host a hospital run by the Friars of S. Victor, by the Customs of salt, a Curia Kingdoms, and given the strategic location on the near or Mola fortress was erected the Castello della Fava, built in the twelfth century. still dominating the valley, the mountains and the sea.

• The Castle of Fava takes its name from a legend that when the Saracens landed at Posada to conquer and steal the treasures of the Judge (Guardian), found hidden in the whole population in the Tower, and Mure. The Saracens, because Mure were high and strong, camped on the beach waiting for the Sardinians were dying of hunger and thirst, but the custodian of the Castle (Judge) gave the final FAVA a dove to reinforce it and ensure that it could bring a message to the legions close; as was provided for the dove was captured when the Fava found in his stomach the thought that the Moors Sardis, because they had so much food that you can give a dove, they were able to resist for a long time, while they were decimated by malaria (swampy area), so they preferred to quit the country, which was saved by the last remaining stone. In the fourteenth walls were built to defend the village, then later the towers and gates the inhabitants took refuge inside the border of Mure because of the numerous wars between Arborea and Aragon and the incursions of the Saracens. In 1388 the church of Sant'Antonio Abate vennecostruita, as well as for the people of the parish, was also the Court Chapel and Cemetery, in fact in the vicinity of the church near the stairs to climb to the Castello della Fava you can see human bones in the rocks, because the whole area was a cemetery. It 'been cleaned several times in different periods, today is the agricultural area, with citrus and olive groves, and the breeding of sheep and cattle in the wild. It 'has become a tourist destination after having improved the road and after the construction of hotels, the airport and expanded the port of Olbia, Cove and La Posada, which is half and half is Siniscola. Many historic monuments are currently being renovated to bring it back to its former glory, etc. .. The house of the Dame, the castle itself was rebuilt several times and the Church of St. Anthony Abbot, who is a national monument

Torre San Giovanni

Spiaggia Posada

Posada vista

Castello Fave


Posada vista due

Chiesa del soccorso


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