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from October 17, 2020 hours 09:30 to October 25, 2020 hours 19:30

2020 Autumn Fai Days

This event is related to the sections: Cultural events and Shows, Guided tours

Two weekends to enjoy and fall in love with the cultural heritage of Italy.

The Autumn FAI Days returns on October 16,17,24 and 25 in 700 cultural sites of our country, inaccessible or undervalued, ready to be discovered. 
Four different days to let people to discover our cultural heritage in a safe way.
The 2020 edition is dedicated to Giulia Maria Crespi. 
 
 
Military Hospital and Former Jesuit novitiate of Cagliari (only on 18 October)
 
Visiting hours
- sunday, 09:30 am – 6:00 pm
Attention please:  in case of a large number of visitors, the tours could be interrupted before the closing time. 
Reservation and ID card are required 
Free offer.
 
In Stampace district, it is possibile to see the monumental building of the Former Jesuite Novitiate House of Cagliari that in 1848 became the Military Hospital, now seat of the Military Dipartment of Forensic Medicine. 
The Jesuits started the foundation of the new Novitiate House in 1584, next to the Torre dello Sperone (1293); they occupied the structure until the suppression of the Company in 1773 and returned there in 1814. In 1848 the archive was set on fire and the Jesuits were expelled again. The building was confiscated by the State and since there it became the Military Hospital, whose entrance was built later. 
 
 
Gallery of Salt (only on 17-18 October)
 
 
Visiting hours
- saturday 9:30 am -7:30 pm
max 30  at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 5:00 am, 7:00 pm
- sunday, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm
max 30 pax at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Attention please:  in case of a large number of visitors, the tours could be interrupted before the closing time. 
 
With the Fai volunteers and thanks to Daniele Gregorini, curator of the gallery, visitors could visit the entire route that hosts the temporary and permanent art installations. Starting from the small port of Su Siccu, during the walk it will be possible to admire the works, to know their meaning and history and to discover the project and the reasons that have moved the organizations and the artists to the creation of this space. 
 
 
 
Conti Vecchi Saltworks
 
Visiting Hours
- saturday 10am-6pm
- sunday 10am-6pm 
Attention please:  in case of a large number of visitors, the tours could be interrupted before the closing time. 
The event will take place also in case of bad weather.
 
Free tour into the historical buildings.
From 2 pm to 6 pm
60 min
 
The craftsman tells: The inhabitants of the Lagoon In a special dedicated space, visit to the exhibition of local craftsmanship "The inhabitants of the Lagoon" by Alessandro Alberton, a young artist from Cagliari: wonderful wooden reproductions of some of the species of birds living in the saltworks.

City map
  • A

    Church of Saint Michele

    Via Ospedale, 2 - Cagliari

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  • B

    Conti Vecchi Saltworks

    Zona industriale Macchiareddu-Grogastu, - Cagliari

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  • C

    Gallery of Salt

    via Emanuele Pessagno, - Cagliari

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