The maquis covers (and perfumes) the north of the island where lavender, thyme and rosemary grow wildly. The region is also home to a large number of cork oaks. This type of tree can be easily recognized by the peeling bark of its trunk, and, depending on the quality of cork removed, the wood is used to produce corks or the soles of shoes.
The olive tree is the epitome of all things Mediterranean.© M. Challe
Sardinia produces a good red wine and some excellent whites, its vineyards only adding to the charm of its landscapes.© M. Challe
You'll mainly find holm oak and cork oak forests concentrated inland, with the coastal forests consisting primarily of pine trees.© M. Challe
The bougainvillea is by no means unique to Sardinia but you will find some superb examples of them on the island!© M. Challe
Eucalyptus trees, which are primarily recognisable by their fragrance, have adapted particularly well to the Sardinian climate.© M. Challe