Cagliari The Essential
Cagliari was a flourishing Carthaginian town called Karalis before becoming Roman and the capital of Sardinia. The fortifications built in the 13C still surround the historic centre of the town, providing a striking contrast to the modern city. Views of the busy port can be enjoyed from the Terrazza Umberto I above the town. Cagliari is also the setting for one of the most magnificent festivals in Italy, the Feast of Sant'Efisio, named after the patron saint of the island.
This historic street, which forms the