What is the Ardia?

What is the Ardia?

What is the Ardia?

The ‘Ardia’ – a traditional event like no other! Each year, from the 6th to 7th July, it hosts one of the most unique and strikingly beautiful festivals in the whole of Sardinia: the ‘Ardia’, a breakneck race that forms part of an ancient religious tradition. The Ardia in Sedilo has its origins in two visions.

Where is the Ardia horse race?

S’ Ardia horse race is one of the most captivating events in Sardinia. It occurs in Sedilo, a small village in the province of Oristano. The spectacular horseback rides begin in the village and around the church of San Costantino. Every year around 100 knights participate to this reckless race.

What is l Ardia di San Costantino?

One of the biggest festivals in Sardinia is L’ardia di San Costantino. It commemorates Constantine’s victory over Maxentious at Rome’s Mulvian Bridge in 312, in which Constantine is reported to have seen a flaming cross inscribed with the words “in this sign thou shall conquer”.

Where is l Ardia di San Costantino?

of Sardinia
Once again we find ourselves looking at an Italian event on the picturesque island of Sardinia. This horse race is called L’Ardia di San Constantino and is a huge event near Sedilo where every year in summery July, thousands of people descend on this island to watch the race.

Where is Sardinia?

Sardinia, Italian Sardegna, island and regione (region) of Italy, second in size only to Sicily among the islands of the western Mediterranean.

What food is Sardinia famous for?

In our opinion these are the 10 Sardinian top dishes which you should definetely taste during your visit in Sardinia:

  • Seafood Fregola with saffron.
  • Zuppa gallurese.
  • Spaghetti with sea urchin.
  • Bottarga.
  • Culurgiones.
  • Octopus salad.
  • Lamb with artichokes.
  • Catalan style lobster.