Sartiglia is spectacular celebration of Carnevale in Italy, dating more than 550 years. It’s an event highlighted by a tournament of medieval origin and masked horsemen. Held in Oristano, on the Island of Sardinia, the tradition originates from Spanish conquerors. Sa Sartiglia is without a doubt one of the oldest, most evocative, iconic and spectacular Carnival celebrations in Europe.
Published in National Geographic: This Mysterious Medieval Tradition Lives On Today. Story promoted in partnership with photographer Michele Ardu. Read more… www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/europe/italy/things-to-do-sardinia-sa-sartiglia-festival/