In Sardinia for the Fai Springtime Days

Every year, on one of the first Springtime weekends, Fai (Fondo Ambiente italiano) organizes, since 20 years, the Giornate Fai di Primavera (Fai Springtime Days). In this event, tourists can visit buildings,  monuments and archeological sites usually close to the public. In Sardinia, The Fai Springtime Days provide the public opening of many places of public interest, mainly in the areas of Cagliari, Sassari, Alghero and Nuoro. (more…)

International Trade Fair 2012, Cagliari

From April 21 to May 2, 2012 will be held in Cagliari the 64th International Trade Fair. The flagship event of the International Fair of Sardinia welcomes all economic operators in a moment of exchange and interaction between innovation, tradition and excellence.

The International Trade Fair 2012 will take place in the entire exhibition area of Cagliari, with more than 80,000 square meters of exhibition space that will be the showcase for 1,000 exhibitors and will give the welcome to over 400,000 visitors. Numbers that are renewed every year and that mark, edition after edition, the success of an event becoming a reference point throughout the Mediterranean area.

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The Holy Week in Cagliari: religious passion

The Holy Week is a religious event in Cagliari intensely felt from Cagliari and from visitors who come for the celebrations. The week before the Easter ritual is a series of processions and ceremonies that take place in the old city of Cagliari, in the four historic districts, and have a centuries-old tradition. From Good Friday until the following Monday of passion, fraternities organize the ceremonies that involve the entire city. (more…)

Acquafredda: castles of Sardinia

It stands on the spur of a hill of volcanic rock, dominating the surrounding plain of this extraordinary site of Sardinia. It is easy to figure that Castle of Acquafredda, in its heyday, was a fortress of great strategic utility.

It is believed that the oldest structures are to be dated to the first half of XIII Century, its building is attributed to Ugolino della Gherardesca, the noble from Pisa whose fate was sadly made ​​famous by Dante in his Divine Comedy. At that time, the function of the castle was to defend the considerable mineral wealth of the area.

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