COLOURFUL NIGHTS 2015

from July 04, 2015 to August 27, 2015

30th JULY – INTINERARY OF THE WHITE NIGHT

Theatrical guided tour at Tuvixeddu

Description
We will let you relive the archaeological site of Tuvixeddu in a theatrical guided tour. Astarte, Tuvix and the priestesses will accompany you in a journey to discover the Phoenicians.

Information
- Duration: 45 minutes
- Distance: 200 m
- Difficulty: easy
- Departure point: Via Falzarego, Park Entrance.
- Time: 7.30 p.m and 9.00 p.m.
- Price: 3 euro

Organised by: Amici di Sardegna tel. 070.651884 – 338.3187899 – 333.4226593
e-mail amicidisardegna@tiscali.it

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Literary promenade among  Stampace's alleys

Description
Along the itinerary, we will retrace the narrow streets of the historical district, recalling through tales and anecdotes the stories of the original stampacini (natives from Stampace district), famous for their imagination and temperament.

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

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 17thcentury.


Information
- Duration: 1 h 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.

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

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Castello district in the Spanish era

Description
Guided tour in the streets of Castello district, telling the stories and the characters that made famous Via del Fossario, the Church 'della Speranza', the former Town Hall, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Ancient Royal Palace, the Cathedral (the plague, the burials, the prisons, the inquisition, the hospitals and so on).

Information
- Duration: 2 hours and 10 minutes
- Length: 550 m
- Difficulty: easy
- Departure point: Bastione Santa Caterina
- Time: 08.15 p.m.
- Price: 7 euro. Free for kids up to 16, accompanied by a parent.
- More info: comfortable clothing, suitable for sitting on staircases is 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

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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, anecdotes and legends about the castle, telling you the stories of illustrious people and false saints, the terrible bombings of 1943 (when Cagliari was among the towns that suffered the heaviest damages), the epidemic 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 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
- 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
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.