COLOURFUL NIGHTS 2015

from July 04, 2015 to August 27, 2015

20th AUGUST – ITINERARY OF THE YELLOW NIGHT

Literary walk among Marina's alleys.

Description
We are going to live the stories of this historic district, that has always been a meeting point between the travellers and the town, jealously kept among its narrows streets: stories about encounters and exchanges, life stories lived in a frantic and marginal way.

Information
- Duration: 1hour and 30 minutes
- Length: 650 metres
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Piazza Yenne
- Time: 08.00 p.m.

- Price: 5 €

Organised by:
Associazione culturale “L’Isola che vorrei...”

associazione@isolachevorrei.com 340/4797091 – 331/5032369
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Catalan steps...between Inquisition and Wizardry

Description
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.

Information
- Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes;
- Length: 1,8 km;
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: via XXIV Maggio, in front of San Domenico cloister;
- Time: 08.00 p.m.
- Price: 6 euro, free for children up to 6.

Organised by: Eidèsia – arte turismo ambiente srls
Tel. 329.0594672, info@eidesia.com
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Sunset in Castello with aperitif

Description
Centre of power since the Middle Ages, Castello district well preserves the traces of the past. Every street, every monument tell us the history of the town, in a succession of unmissable glimpses and interesting anecdotes.
At the end of the day we are going to visit the monuments and the most representative buildings: the towers, the ancient streets and the old ramparts. The guided tour will end with a special aperitif: “Sapori di Sardegna”  will guide us to the discover of the food and wine traditions of the island.

Information
- Duration: 150 minutes
- Length: 1,50 km.
- Difficulty: low.
- Departure point: Porta Cristina side Piazza Aquilino Cannas.
- Time: 07.00 p.m.
- Price: 15 euro

Organised by: Fabio Perria email: fa.perria@tiscali.it ; Tel: +39 333 3557875; Facebook: Fabio Perria Guida Turistica.

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Castello by night

Description
Exciting night tour in one of the most characteristic districts of Cagliari. We will walk through the alleys of Castello, among the aristocratic buildings, centuries-old monuments, churches and medieval towers, astonishing mysteries, anecdotes and legends about Castello, telling the stories of great men and false saints, the horrible bombings of 1943 (Cagliari was one of the most damaged towns during the Second World War), the plague and the mass graves.
The holy inquisition and its tortures, the alleys of 'noble love', squares that have seen markets and capital executions, the expulsion of the Jews and the Holy Cross, the arch-confraternities 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!

Information
- Duration: 2 hours
- Length: 4 km
- Difficulty: low
- Departure point: Porta Cristina
- Time: 08.30 p.m. – 09.00 p.m.
- Price: 5 euro.

Organised by: Consorzio BuySardinia  - Vincenza Bratzu tel 3336749958
e_mail: infobuysardinia@gmail.com

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Eight centuries in Castello district

Description
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..)

Information
- 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 lelidim@tiscali.it

 

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

email: infopoint@comune.cagliari.it

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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.