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Travel Guest Post: Sardinia in May

Sardinia is the largest island of the Mediterraneo is a fantastic place to spend a luxury holiday   before the always crowded  summer season. If you like to avoid touristic mass affluence you can travel in May and June, the best time to visit Sardinia.

Airlines offer lowcost flights from many European capitals in the shortest possible time. Getting to the airport in the north of Sardinia is a very short and pleasant trip because you will not find any traffic.

Some events not to be missed if you decide last minute to go to Sardinia in May:

*6 to 8 May – Wine Festival Porto Cervo

Over 100 wine tasting hosted in conjunction with conferences and book presentations at the hotel chain Starwood. Do not miss tasting than even the presentation of a novel  noir, “the blood of Montalcino” with the presence of the author. Wine not to be miss – Mesa Gavino Sanna.

Location: Porto Cervo – airport: Olbia Airlines: Easy Jet and Meridian

To visit: Church of Stella Maris, the beach of Cala del Faro

*May 12 to 18 – Abbabula Festival – Sassari

A four days of a non-stop concerts and theater performance. Including DAVIDE VAN DE SFROOS , ZEN CIRCUS, Joe Perrin, AMOR FOU, CASINO ROYALE – that are going to present the new album just came out and finally on May 18, Caparezza live show.

Location: Sassari – Airport: Alghero Airlines: Ryanair

Concert not to be missed: Caparezza Casino Royale

To visit: St. Nicholas Cathedral in the Gothic style, Ex-Q contemporary art center and  Li Punti a restoration exhibiting the statues Mont’e Prama.

*May 22 – Traditional horse ride  – Sassari

The Sassari’s traditional horse ride is an opportunity to experience emotions of other times between stunts on horseback, traditional songs and dances. From 62 years is one of the most characteristic folk festivals of the island, the only one to maintain a secular nature. It offers the opportunity to see gathered together all the traditional costumes of the island.

Location Sassari – airport: Alghero Airlines: Ryanair

Costume not to be missed – Samugheo

To visit: St. Nicholas Cathedral in the Gothic style, Ex-Q contemporary art center and  Li Punti a restoration exhibiting the statues Mont’e Prama.

*May 27 to 29 – European Jazz Expo – Cagliari

3 days devoted to jazz in the the park of Monte Claro at Cagliari for a lively festival to be experienced. Inside, in addition to concerts, theater, workshops and a space dedicated to children.

Location Cagliari – airport: Cagliari Airlines: Ryanair, EasyJet, Meridiana

Concert not to be missed – Transglobal Underground and Ricci / Forte theater and Joe Perrino

To visit: Castle Marina and old districts of Cagliari, Poetto beach, the Castle of San Michele.

Experiencing Sardinia in May could be a great surprise for those used to come here only in summer!

About the author: Damiano Usala can be reached at damiano.usala@engedras.com.

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