Season of Lirics and Ballet - Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Via Sant’Alenixedda, Cagliari
Te. +39 70 4082230, +39 704082249
Seasonal calendar Operas, Concerts, Ballet and other events, please click on: http://www.teatroliricodicagliari.it/it/news.html
Carnival in Sardinia
February Shrove Tuesday ”Carnival” celebrating throughout the island a 3 day event ending on Shrove Tuesday with music, dancing and fancy dress and typical local food and sweets for the children.
“Sa Sartiglia” in Oristano (50 minute drive/train ride), is the most spectacular and choreographed Carnival in Sardinia. An equestrian game with ancient origins in which brave horsemen compete with one another in a tournament to select the figure of Su Componidori, the horseman that wearing a mask of a mysterious God will pierce a star.
“Pasqua” Easter Passion and Holy Week in Cagliari and in villages throughout the island – raising of the cross parades.
“Sa Die de Sa Sardigna” (Sardinia Day). 28th April in Cagliari - festival of Sardinian people in commemoration of the “Sardinian Vespres”, the popular revolt of 1794
International Trade Fair of Sardinia
It takes place in the fortnight between April and May
The International Fair Trade of Sardinia welcomes all economic operators for exchange and interaction between innovation, tradition and excellence.
This important appointment, year by year, has become a reference point throughout the Mediterranean area.
The main Exhibit sectors are: Construction and new Technologies, Furniture, Textiles, furnishings, Antiques, Food and Wine ,Tourism promotion, local products and handicrafts.
Festival of Saint Efisio
May 1-4, the citizens of Cagliari in the streets of Cagliari, an event celebrating folklore and tradition not to be missed!
It takes place every year on May 1-4 to celebrate the legendary Warrior Saint, patron of Cagliari.
The colours of the island will parade during the procession ,the length of the itinerary, number of participants, towns involved and the traditional nature of costumes are of rare and immense beauty, colorful carts decorated with flowers and drawn by oxen (traccas), genuine products, Sardinian handicrafts and sweets kept in handwoven baskets.
CHIA - VILLASIMIUS - NORA - BARUMINI - MOUNTAIN
(By Fran Bay T.O.)
Your Sardinia adventure begins right here. (on boad of a 9-seats Jeep or Lan Rover).
We will take you from Cagliari to see the most beautiful landscapes and beaches that south Sardinia has to offer. We want you to feel the same passion for our wonderful land as we do and help you discover the Sardinia that only locals can see. We can’t wait to show you the real culture and traditions of this ancient island. Choose between a beach excursion (Chia and Villasimius) or a trip through history (Nora and Barumini). We are dedicated to tourism in every possible way even for personally tailored excursions. We have got it all!
Tours starts at 09.30 a.m. and end at 5.30 p.m.
White sandy beaches and crystal clear waters
Full day CHIA beaches 30 Euro
Full day VILLASIMIUS beaches 30 Euro
We’ll provide snorkeling sets, free of charge, to enjoy the great underwater scene
Both tours start with a stunning view of the pink flamingos in their natural habitat.
Full day NORA RUINS and CHIA beaches 45 Euro
Visit to the Punic-Roman ruins of Nora (45 minute English guided visit) then proceed to Chia beaches for the rest of the day.
Entrance fee and English guided visit included in the price.
The tour starts with a stunning view of the pink flamingos in their natural habitat.
Full day BARUMINI and GIARA 50 Euro
Visit to the nuragic complex “SU NURAXI” (45 minute English guided visit), and
the Museum “CASA ZAPATA”, then will proceed on a scenic road to the wonderful “GIARA” plateau where we’ll stop to enjoy the typical Mediterranean bush and see the famous wild horses (cavallini della giara) roaming freely!
Full day MOUNTAIN and BEACHES 40 Euro
Beautiful mountains nearby Cagliari such as Parco dei sette fratelli (east side)or Is Cannoneris forest (west side) . Then we will proceed up to the amazing beaches of Chia or Villasimius where will stop for at least 3 hours.
Both combination tours start with a stunning view of the pink flamingos in their natural habitat.
BOAT TRIP VILLASIMIUS (Protected Marine Area) Euro 50
A full day boat excursion with a typical sea food lunch on board, enjoying Villasimius beautiful coastline, its white sandy beaches and snorkeling and swimming in crystal clear waters.
Departure from Cagliari by bus at 8.30am then boarding “Fiore di Maggio” in Villasimius port at around 10.00am. Tour ends in Cagliari at 6.30pm