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Top Choice Agriturismo in Montiferru

Agriturismo Montiferru

For an authentic taste of rural Montiferru life, head for this wonderful agriturismo way out in the hills. It opens only once a week, for lunch – but what a lunch it is! The feasting lasts for hours as you move from…
Top Choice Trattoria in Cuglieri


Run by the Desogos family for more than 70 years, this welcoming, old-school trattoria in the historic centre is perfect for a fill-up of hearty mountain fare. Forget the menu and surrender yourself into the hands o…
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…
Sardinian in Santu Lussurgiu

Sas Benas

Spread across several stone-walled dining rooms in the hotel of the same name, Sas Benas mixes elegance with rusticity, serving fixed-price menus of traditional country fare. Dishes, which showcase seasonal ingredie…
Food in Seneghe

Oleificio Sociale Cooperativo di Seneghe

To stock up on the town's award-winning olive oil, make a beeline for the Oleificio Sociale Cooperativo di Seneghe on the Bonarcado road into town. Prices range from €5 for 250mL to €43 for 5L. The store was closed …
Wine in Milis

Rassegna del Vino Novello

In early November, Milis holds the Festival of Young Wine, a chance for Sardinia’s wine producers to show off their best products. You can do the rounds sampling the wines and grazing the food stalls that line the s…
Food in Seneghe

Alimentari Marina

Seneghe's award-winning olive oil comes in containers of every shape and size at this market in the heart of town. Grab an ultra-portable 250mL bottle (€5), or go all out with a 5L can (€43).