Celebrating the Colorful Festival of Sant’Efisio The month of May is filled with fun, flowers and a vibrant pallet of colors. Not only is spring in full bloom, but there are also many festive events in Italy that mark this time of the year on our calendars. Among these include the Festival of Sant’Efisio, a centuries old tradition that is considered to have one of the most colorful religious processions in the world. History The festival takes its origins from an event that happened in the 17th century. Sardinia was hit with a plague that killed almost half of the inhabitants of Cagliari. The people prayed to their patron saint, Efisio di Elia, and asked to be saved from the contagion. The plague miraculously disappeared sometime after this. In return for their deliverance, they promised that would carry his statue from the church in Cagliari to the one in Nobu […]
Italy was great we had a really good time thank you.
The tour was really good to and we definitely had a really great time!!! Our Guides were both great guys and did a really good job!!! . We would like to thank you for such a great time and will be happy to recommend you to our friends. Next time...
Justin Medoro (Australia)
Mini-Italian Adventure, October 2015