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Mural art at San Sperate
The pretty town San Sperate gives you the chance to admire more than 500 murals
Look closely to be sure if you really see that what you think to see
Many styles can be admired. Especially nice are the classic ones, telling us about local customs
San Sperate is very famous in Sardinia for the juicy peaches and the Washington-oranges
Many of those wall paintings tell anecdotes that encourage a smile every time you see them
Stories from long time ago
Quickly you learn a lot about other epochs without beating a book
Again and again we find tales of traditions that somebody would like to keep
They say what they think
Lots of pictures speak about unity, justice and freedom of thinking and they deal very hard to court with injustice
With any kind of materials they do art at San Sperate
San Sperate, also known as the Museum Village, is one of our Cagliari excursions. Located a little while from the capital, this artist town is small but internationally renowned for its beautiful sculptures and over 500 wall paintings. Additionally, local Sardinians favor San Sperate as being the best place to purchase Washington oranges and juicy peaches from, which are available at the weekly Wednesday farmer’s market.
Once we arrive to the town, you will have the chance to explore the streets, which you’ll realize are art pieces on their own accord. The different shapes, figures, and colors you see all around the town will stimulate your creativity.
Being a popular artist destination, international photographers roam the streets of San Sperate, taking pictures of the unique art the town has to offer. You can find flower pots created with a number of peculiar materials such as bricks, bottles, sheepskin, old bicycle parts, and even cloth. If you walk further down the streets, you will reach the Rock Garden made by Pinuccio Sciola, a famous artist who gained popularity through his “singing stones.”
Though San Sperate is home to a diverse population of art, its priority has always been to maintain the ancient traditions of Sardinia. Therefore, on this city tour, you’ll have the chance to purchase souvenirs that are completely traditional and unique to San Sperate, a feat you may not achieve if not on our Sardinia tour.
With the enormous artist population and vast range of traditional wonders, San Sperate is perfect for the traveler who seeks to experience the beautiful combination of history and art in one single place.
The tour includes:
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