Fascinating ancient traditions can be witnessed first hand during the carneval festivities that awaken the small towns in Sardinia from their winter slumber.
The celebrations of Bosa's "Karrasegare Osinku" next weekend are amongst the wildest, most exuberant, and most pagan you’ll ever see. The people from Bosa open their cellars and the local malvasia flows by the liter.
On Sunday 11th February and Tuesday 13th February we've got the annual ‘Sa Sartiglia’ in Oristano – the most spectacular and choreographed Carnival in Sardinia. It's an impressive equestrian game with ancient origins in which brave horsemen compete with one another in a tournament to select the figure of Su Componidori, the horseman that wearing a mask of a mysterious God will pierce the star.