COLOURFUL NIGHTS 2015

from July 04, 2015 to August 27, 2015

23th JULY – ITINERARY OF THE BLUE NIGHT

Sunset at the Devil's Saddle

Description
A wonderful excursion during the sunset in one of the few places in Cagliari still incontaminated. The Devil's Saddle and the Promontory of Capo Sant'Elia with their breathtaking landscapes and the evidence of our thousand years old story. The archaeological excavation in the Punic-Roman area, the Spanish Tower and the Second World War Fort. An unmissable experience under the lights of a suggestive sunset, that you can't pass up.

Information
Duration: 150 minutes
Distance: 3 km
Difficulty: easy
Departure point: Viale Calamosca, at the bus stop in front of the beach.
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: 5 euro

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

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Guided Tour at Tuvixeddu

Description
The Association Amici di Sardegna proposes a guided tour inside Tuvixeddu, the oldest necropolis of Karaly settlement and the most important one in the whole Mediterranean Area.

Information
Duration: 45 minutes
Distance: 200 m
DIfficulty: easy
Departure point: Via Falzarego, park entrance
Time: 7.30 p.m and 9 p.m
Price: 3 euro

Organised by: Amici di Sardegna Email: amicidisardegna@tiscali.it Tel: +39 070 651884   +39 338 3188799   +39 333 4226593

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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: easy
Departure point: Piazza Arsenale
Time: 8.15 p.m
Price: 7 euro. Free for kids up to 16, accompanied by a parent.
Further information: comfortable clothes, suitable for sitting on staircases, are recommended. We kindly ask You to book the tour by e-mail or sms, indicating a reference name and the number of participants, to contact you in case of changings of schedule.

Organised by: Guida Turistica Leluda Dimopoulos tel. 328 5911539 - e-mail lelidim@tiscali.it

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A Literary Promenade among the streets of Villanova

Description
A guided tour in order to discover the history of this district, renowned for the laboriousness of its  inhabitants and its several handcraft shops.

Information
- Duration: 1h and 30 minutes
- Distance: 650 m.
- Difficulty: easy
- Departure point: Piazza Costituzione
- Time: 8.00 p.m
- Price: 5 euro

Organized by: Associazione culturale “L'Isola che vorrei” tel. 340/4797091 – 331/5032369 -  e-mail: associazione@isolachevorrei.com

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Catalan steps ... between Inquisition and Wizardry

Description
Born in an ancient land of fairies and giants, between magical rituals and ancient beliefs, 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 15 th and the 17 th Century.

Information
Duration: 1h and 45 minutes
Distance: 1,8 km
Difficulty: easy
Departure point: via XXIV Maggio, in front of San Domenico cloister.
Time: 8.00 p.m
Price: 6 euro, free for children up to 6 years.

Organised by: Eidèsia – arte turismo ambiente srls
Tel. 329.0594672 – e-mail: info@eidesia.com

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Castello by night

Description
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, anedoctes 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!

Information
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 4 Km
Difficulty: easy
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
E-mail: infobuysardinia@gmail.com

 

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.