Montiferru attractions

Church in Santu Lussurgiu

Chiesa di San Leonardo de Siete Fuentes

This charming 12th-century Romanesque church, which once belonged to the Knights of St John of Jerusalem, forms the centrepiece of the tiny woodland hamlet of San Leonardo de Siete Fuentes, famous for its gurgling s…
Beach in Santa Caterina di Pittinuri

Spiaggia dell'Arco

On the northern fringe of the beachside community of S'Archittu, the Spiaggia dell’Arco features a dramatic stone arch that rises 6m above the emerald-green waters.
Museum in Santu Lussurgiu

Museo della Tecnologia Contadina

Santu Lussurgiu has long been known for its crafts and remains a production centre for ironwork, woodwork and leatherwork. Explore the town's rural culture and traditions at this 10-room museum, which has a comprehe…
Church in Cuglieri

Basilica di Santa Maria della Neve

A landmark for miles around, the hulking, silver-domed Basilica di Santa Maria della Neve marks the high point of the village. According to local tradition it stands on the spot where a bull-drawn cart deposited a s…
Church in Milis

Chiesa di San Paolo

Near the eastern entrance to town, the Tuscan-Romanesque Chiesa di San Paolo has a lovely stone exterior and harbours some interesting paintings by 16th-century Catalan artists inside.
Beach in Santa Caterina di Pittinuri

Is Arenas

About 3km south of S'Archittu, just outside the town of Torre del Pozzo, tracks lead off the SS292 to Is Arenas beach, which at 6km is one of the longest in the area.
Historic Building in Milis

Palazzo Boyl

A fine example of Piedmontese neoclassicism, 18th-century Palazzo Boyl dominates Milis' manicured village centre. Originally a summer residence for the aristocratic Boyl family, it became something of a literary mee…
Church in Montiferru

Santuario di Santa Maria Madonna di Bonacattu

According to an edict issued by Pope Pius VII in 1821, anyone who confesses at this tiny church between 14 and 28 September will receive full plenary indulgence. The delightfully simple sanctuary is little more than…