Bosa charmes the visitor with it’s lovely small town atmosphere. Immediatelly one feels at home. Neighbours are greeting with a happy “Buongiorno!” and the sun smiles at you. Most people say it is like time travel. The city seems to be in a sleeping beauty state. So for a bit all the problems from our modern world can be forgotten.
Some facts about Bosa:
It was once part of the province of Nuoro. During this time the town gained wealth and reputation through its many artcrafts. Take a walk through the old city Sa Costa and watch the women knitting their famous ‘Filet di Bosa‘. Taste the typical and world wide famous wine Malvasia. It is offered in almost every bar. But if you find a wine cellar in the old town, go there. Today Bosa lives mainly off of agriculture and tourism. Since 2005 the town is part of the province of Oristano. Bosa is situated at the beautiful westcoast of Sardinia within reach of two airports (Alghero, Olbia).
Don’t forget to get some fresh fruits from the weekly market. Every Tuesday morning the best regional fruits and vegetables are sold. If you forgot your bikini or need some new shoes, you will find it here as well.
The most important things to see are the numerous feasts throughout the year. Most important Regnos Altos in September. But the year starts with the famous Carnevale di Bosa. If you miss this event just come in August and see the Carnevale Estivo. Especially for tourists the original carnival is revived and celebrated as Carnevale Estivo.
NEW: Bosa Beer Fest – around the 20th of April brewers from all over Sardinia come and join the beer fest. Near ponte vecchio and along river Temo a huge festival with beer, music and artcrafts is celebrated.
See our Event calender for all the festivities!
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