Religious in Sassari

I Candelieri

A big summer festival, held every 14 August. Teams wearing medieval costumes and representing various 16th-century guilds bear nine wooden columns (the ‘candlesticks’) through town. The celebrations have their origi…
Parade in Sassari

Cavalcata Sarda

One of Sardinia’s highest-profile festivals is held in Sassari on the second-last Sunday of May. Thousands of people converge on the city to participate in costumed processions, to sing and dance and watch fearless …