Sassari – the north capital of Sardinia

Sassari – the north capital of Sardinia

The ancient city of Sassari (Tàttari in Sardinian language), the cultural center of the island, with the one of the biggest old centers in Italy, one of the oldest university, theatres, authentic culture and traditions, the colorful mixture of the past, history of Sardinian Kingdom, traditions and modern times. Sassari – is the style of life. Sassaresians have their ancient traditional dialect besides the Italian language.

Sassari is recognized as one of the best places for quality of life and one of the three cities with the best climate in the world.

The town is famous for its festivals and carnivals, the most famous of which is Cavalcata Sarda – a beautiful parade of costumes and traditions of the island, launched two centuries ago by Queen Margherita di Savoia, which is held in Sassari every year on the third Sunday of May. 

Candelieri (“Parade of Candlemen”; “Faradda di li Candareri” in Sassaresian;  “Discesa dei candelieri” in Italian)– just for 500 years is the greatest and the most important traditional feast in Sardinia and patrimony of UNESCO. Is the sacred ceremony and spectacular parade of craft guilds “gremi” of the city, which for 500 years, every year on August 14, carry huge candles with signs of guilds to the church of Santa Maria, dancing accompanied by the sounds of drums. The procession terminates by the mayor and the city government, who greet the townspeople, who express their attitude to the head of the city when they pass through.

Sassari has a lot of shops and shopping centers with a lot of various kind of brands. Is possible to combine tour and shopping or to ask only for shopping tour with an assistant.

Two working days advance booking is required.

The lunch or dinner are not included in the price. You may have a lunch or dinner in a local typical restaurant. On Thursdays is possible to book a local typical restaurant with traditional Sassaresian cuisine and folk music.

TOUR DETAILS

DURATION 

Half Day tour around the old center (for the accommodations in Alghero, Castelsardo, Badesi, Isola Rossa and around)
Full Day tour with typical dinner
Full Day tour with shopping

INCLUDED

Private car
Private guide

LUNCH

Not included

ON REQUEST FOR EXTRA CHARGE
Lunch or dinner in a local typical restaurant
Each Thursday dinner in the local typical restaurant with traditional Sassaresian cuisine and folk music

LANGUAGES

English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian.

PRICES

FOR ACCOMMODATIONS IN ALGHERO, CASTELSARDO, BADESI, ISOLA ROSSA AND AROUND
Auto 1/2 pax: HD € 450; FD € 650
Auto 1/2 pax Mercedes S: HD € 550; FD € 750
Minibus 3/7 pax: HD € 600; FD € 800
Mercedes Viano 3/6 pax: HD € 800; FD € 900

FOR ACCOMMODATIONS IN GALLURA, COSTA SMERALDA, OLBIA AND AROUND
Auto 1/2 pax: FD € 650
Auto 1/2 pax Mercedes S: FD € 800
Minibus 3/7 pax: FD € 850
Mercedes Viano 3/6 pax: FD € 950

Other destinations on request

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION

Payment 100% on confirmation
Cancellations made after excursion confirmation will be charged at 50%.
Cancellation made 24 hours before excursion or no show will be charged 100%.

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