Porto Torres, Sardinia: the 2016 edition of the Summer Carnival

  • Published: 23-06-2016
  • Category: Events

Summer Carnival 2016: Porto Torres, Sardinia

For you, Summer vacation means beaches, sun and relaxation. If this year you are planning to spend a holiday in north Sardinia, there is a very peculiar (and unexpected) event that will make your vacation even more special: it’s the 2016 edition of the Summer Carnival in Porto Torres.


The Summer Carnival

August 6 and 13 will be the two most important days of the event. When floats and traditional costumes will parade along the promenade of Porto Torres and arrive in the city centre. Two days dedicated only to colours, masks and fun. In addition to this, Porto Torres Summer Carnival will be enriched by other side events.


A city to discover

  • Porto Torres is one of the most beautiful cities along the northern coast of Sardinia. Beetween a parade and a float, you could see the city, discovering places such the Roman bridge, Turris Libonis, Basilica of San Gavino, Terme Maetzke and Terme Pallottino, palazzo di Re Barbaro, the famous Domus dei Mosaici.
  • Summer is also the season of beaches. Among the most beautiful in Porto Torres there are Balai, Scogliolungo, Acque Dolci, Renaredda, Farrizza. La Pelosa and la Pelosetta are two famous beaches in Stintino, easy to reach from Porto Torres.
  • Isn’t this enough for you? Well, you can discover the surroundings of Porto Torres: Sassari and Asinara Island are two good ideas for great excursions.


Further information

For further information about the Summer Carnival 2016 in Porto Torres (complete program, any change of dates), you can visit Porto Torres municipality official website, Comune.porto-torres.ss.it.


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