Festivals and Traditions of Sardinia
Sardinia is an island of great religious tradition, which follows the liturgical calendar and involves the greater part of people in festivals and fairs. The main feasts in Cagliari and surroundings:
17th January: Sant’Antonio’s fires. Vorive fires are lighted in the whole Sardinia. Tasting of broad beans and wine - (in Ballao, Nurallao, Capoterra, Mamoiada, Nuoro).
February: Carnival: fairs in Ottana, Nuoro, Mamoiada, Sarule, Villaputzu, Assemini with parades of traditional stock characters and dancing at the squares.