Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Costa Verde

Spiaggia di Piscinas

This magnificent beach is a picture of unspoilt beauty. A broad band of golden sand, it's sandwiched between a windswept sea and a vast expanse of dunes flecked by hardy green macchia. These towering dunes, known as…
Village in Costa Verde

Torre dei Corsari

Marking the northernmost point of the Costa Verde, Torre dei Corsari is the area's main resort. In itself, it's not an especially attractive place, with bland modern buildings and an ugly concrete piazza, but it doe…
Beach in Costa Verde

Spiaggia di Scivu

A 3km lick of fine sand backed by towering dunes and walls of sandstone, Spiaggia Scivu is the most southerly of the Costa Verde's beaches. To get there take the SS126 and head towards Arbus (if heading north) or Fl…
Mine in Costa Verde

Miniera Montevecchio

Surrounded by woods and granite peaks, Montevecchio was once home to a massive mining complex. At its height in 1865, it was Italy's most important zinc and lead mine, employing up to 1100 workers. It remained opera…
Waterfall in Costa Verde

Cascata Sa Spendula

The wooded countryside around Villacidro, an agricultural town best known for its saffron-based liqueur, harbours a number of striking waterfalls. Chief among these is the Cascata Sa Spendula, where the waters of th…
Museum in Costa Verde

Museo del Coltello Sardo

In Arbus's hilltop centre, just off Piazza Mercato, the Museo del Coltello Sardo is dedicated to the ancient Sardinian art of knife-making. The museum was founded by Paolo Pusceddu, whose s'arburesi (from Arbus) kni…