Oliena is a town of 8000 inhabitants in Barbagia, heart of Sardinia. Beneath the Supramonte mountain, boasts the Corrasi peak of 1463 m.

Its economy is mainly based on agriculture, sheep farming and handcraft, manufacturing local products. The town has an historical centre of houses and courts of unique designs and architecture of the maximum influence and expansion of the Mediterranean stile.

The most important celebrations are: Easter with “S’incontru”, “the meeting” of Jesus and Holy Mary; the day of the patron saint, “San Lussorio”, from 19 to 23 of August; the novena in the rural sanctuary of “Nostra Signora di Monserrat”, from 1 to 8 of September.

In all the celebrations you can admire the wonderful traditional costumes of women and the procession of knights and horses. It follows the taste of typical confectionaries and “cannonau - nepente" wine. Everything is framed by Oliena typical traditional dances.