Ancient sites in Sardegna

Roman, Phoenecian, and prehistoric Nuraghic ruins on the Italian island of Sardegna

Nuraghic / Bronze Age / Stone Age sites

  • Nuraghe Su Nuraxi - The biggest, and most famous, nuraghic complex in Sardegna are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site just east of Barumini. A guided tour takes you through the remains of the central castle—which looks and feels like a small medieval fortress but was actually built some 3,500 years ago, and is one of the few nuraghe that still retains parts of its upper levels—then sets you free to roam the labyrinthine remains of the 12th century BC village that sprang up around the castle... » more
  • Tiscali - A kind of Bronze Age Sardegnan Mesa Verde at the end of a stiff two-hour uphill thigh-burner of a hike in the Gennargentu Mountains (but with a glorious gourmet restaurant back near the trailhead)... » more
  • Nuraghe Mannu - A squat prehistoric tower and the remains of a 3,500-year-old settlement set in a grove of wild olives overlooking the Gulf of Orosei coast above Cala Gonone... » more

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