Sardinia Sights

Sant'Efisio

  • Nora Beach
  • Pula
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 05/03/2016

Fodor's Review

The simple 11th-century church at the base of the Nora promontory plays a central part in one of the island's most colorful annual events. A four-day procession during the Festa di Sant'Efisio accompanies a statue of the martyred Saint Efisius all the way from Cagliari to here and back again, culminating in a huge parade down Cagliari's main avenue—it fills up with costumed Sardinians and decorated traccas, ox-drawn carriages. This is a must-see if you're in southern Sardinia from May 1 to May 4.

Sight Information

Address:

3 km (2 miles) south of Pula, Nora Beach, Pula, Sardinia, 09010, Italy

Sight Details:

  • Summer, daily 9–dusk; winter, Sat. 4:30–7:30, Sun. 10–noon and 4:30–7:30

Published 05/03/2016

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