Oristano is located on the central west coast of Sardinia, facing its bay at the mouth of the river Tirso. The Gulf of Oristano, roughly oval in shape, is closed again Frasca south and head north to San Marco.
The climate is temperate, Mediterranean, and presents the dry and warm summers and fresh and a little bit rainy winters. The middle seasons have mild and pleasant temperatures.
The most important event is the Sartiglia: an equestrian carousel of medieval source perhaps coming from Catalan domination, which is held on the last Sunday and the last Tuesday of Carnival.
Famous the amazing beaches of Oristano, from Is Arutas to Maimoni di Cabras going from San Giovanni di Sinis to Marina di Arborea you are spoiled for choice.