This are the words that welcoming you at the entrance of Meilogu’s small villages. The Meilogu is an historical region of the North-West Sardinia made up of fertile fields, ancient Nuraghi and extinct volcanoes. This is also call the “Nuraghi’s Valley” or “ Voulcanoes Valley” and is in this landscape that you’ll find our home, inside the charming Red Village of Banari.
Do you want to explore, taste and experience Meilogu?
Whatever your passion is, there are many experiences we offer, that will make your holiday unique.
...and you discover it while strolling through the streets of its charming historic center among noble
palaces, churches, houses that mix between the medieval settlement and the buildings born between 1700 and 1800.
A small jewel that attracts hundreds of visitors every year. There are enchanting sculptures and frescos made by nationally
Banari’s people love culture and beauty in general, just think that the country now has a very important institution: the Logudoro
Meilogu Foundation, established in 2001 by the artist Giuseppe Carta. Internationally renowned artist who boasts collaborations
with important names such as Andrea Bocelli, Eataly and the cellars of Fontana Fredda.
A museum center that, thanks to a careful planning policy, today promotes art and culture on a national level by organizing
exhibitions, conferences, prizes, concerts and many other prestigious initiatives. Immersed in a hilly landscape, among woods,
paths and rural architectural residues, Banari takes travelers back in time.
Land of Nuraghi and Domus de Janas, of green oaks and brooms, of narrow streets and squares, of sculptures and murals, of
ancient and rupestrian churches, of fireworks and dances in costume, of improvised poetry and songs with the guitar, of cooking
Do not miss the visits to the Town Hall, from the early 1800s, with decorations in red trachyte, to the square of Largo Riunione, the
center of the country's cultural and social life, to the Church of San Lorenzo Martire, to the Rome’s Church of Santa Maria of Cea, to
the Church of San Michele and to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Besides all this wonder, do you know what Banari is famous for? The Onion Festival which is celebrated with a tasting of typical
dishes enriched with Banari’s onion. There is no lack of dancing and songs of the popular tradition.
Banari also takes care of the palates of travelers with its specialties: its typical sweets, amaretti, vincotto, fresh stringy cheese,
vegetables, legumes, meat, meringues and pancakes with orange scents. And the typical restaurant right here in Banari, a 5 min
walk from the B&B, gives everyone the opportunity to savor the authentic flavors of this cuisine.
And after savoring every bite it is nice to take a long walk along Sa Caminera, breathing in the air of the valley, leaving behind the
rhythms of the hectic lifestyle: this is one of the countless gifts that this generous land offers to those who decide to discover it.
There are many festivals in the country that associate popular events with a religious calendar: mid-June, St. Anthony of Padua,
August 10th, San Lorenzo, the beginning of September, the feast of the Madonna di Cea, in the church that we invite you to visit for
the its peculiarity and history, finally on September 29th San Michele.
Via Marongiu, 28
07040 Banari, Sassari
Code IUN: E5955
Phone: +39 079 826187
Mobile: +39 333 9489518