from July 04, 2015 to August 27, 2015


A  Literary Promenade among Castello walls

An enchanting literary tour among the walls of Castello district, symbol of the town, recalling, through tales and anecdotes, the little and big stories of its illustrious and normal citizens.

- Duration: 1h and 30 minutes
- Distance: 650 m
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Piazza Indipendenza
- Time: 8 p.m
- Price: 5 euro.

Organised by: Associazione culturale “L’Isola che vorrei...” 340/4797091 – 331/5032369


Catalan steps...between Inquisition and Wizardry

Born in an ancient land of fairies and giants, between magic rituals and ancient legends, Sardinian folk culture is full of religiousness and superstition, which came up with the Saint Inquisition principles for a long time. The tour will pass through the districts of Villanova and Castello, in order to describe the history of Cagliari between the 15th and the 17th century.

- Duration: 1 h and 45 minutes
- Distance: 1,8 Km
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Via XXIV Maggio, in front of San Domenico cloister.
- Time: 8 p.m
- Price: 6 euro, free for children up to 6.

Organised by: Eidèsia – arte turismo ambiente srls
Contacts: Email:
Tel: +39 329 0594672


Castello by night

Exciting night tour in one of the most characteristic districts of Cagliari. We will walk through its ancient alleys, among noble palaces, centuries-old monuments, churches and medieval towers, incredible mysteries, anecdotes and legends about the castle, telling you the stories of illustrious men and false saints, the terrible bombings of 1943 (when Cagliari was among the towns that suffered the heaviest damages), the plague in the 17th century and the mass graves.
Saint Inquisition and tortures, alleys of noble love, squares that have seen markets and capital executions, the expulsion of the Jews and the Holy Cross, the archconfraternities of condemned to death and Castello's ghosts. This tour inside the elegant district of Castello, full of history, written on its stones as the signs of ageing on a face, is suitable for adults and kids. A great event in Cagliari that you can't pass up!

- Duration: 2 h
- Distance: 4 Km
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Porta Cristina
- Time: 8.30 p.m and 9 p.m
- Price: 5 euro

Organised by: Consorzio BuySardinia  -Vincenza Bratzu
Tel  +39 333 6749958


Eight centuries in Castello district

Guided tour through: Piazza Indipendenza, via Lamarmora, piazza Carlo Alberto, via Canelles and Bastione di Santa Caterina, to find out more about the historical events and the main characters of Castello district (death warrants, Confraternities, monasteries, the executioner's fate, famous personalities, etc..)

- Duration: 1 h and 50 minutes
- Distance: 700 m
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Piazza Arsenale
- Time: 8.15 p.m
- Price: 7 euro. Free for kids up to 16, accompanied by a parent.
- More info: comfortable clothes, suitable for sitting on staircases, are recommended. To book your guided tour send an e-mail or sms, writing your name and the number of the participants, in order to contact you for possible change of schedule.

Organised by: Guida Turistica Leluda Dimopoulos
tel. 328 5911539 - e-mail

All the guided tours will be carried out by Professional Tour Guides, inscribed in the Regional Register according to the Regional Law 18 December 2006, n. 20, “Legislation about Tourism Careers”.

Do You want to know when the next special event will be online? We will inform you

Ufficio del Turismo
c/o Palazzo Civico, Via Roma 145, 09124, Cagliari
tel: +39 070 6778173
tel: +39 070 6777397
tel: +39 338 6498498


We inform you that during the special event Colourful Nights, the Tourist Office, located in Via Roma 145 (inside the Town Hall ), will be open every Thurday until 22:30, (excluding the Night of Sales on Saturday 4th July), to provide all the tourist information concerning this special event, and to distribute informative material.