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Archaeological Site in Pula & Around

Nora

About 4km from Pula, Nora's ruins are all that remain of what was once one of Sardinia's most powerful cities. Founded by Phoenicians in the 8th century BC, it later became an important Punic centre, and in the 3rd …
Lagoon in Pula & Around

Laguna di Nora

On the western side of the Nora promontory, you can often spy pink flamingos stalking around the Laguna di Nora. To learn more about the lagoon and its aquatic fauna, pop into the visitor centre, which has a small a…
Church in Pula & Around

Chiesa di Sant'Efisio

Before heading up to the archaeological site at Nora, take a moment to stop at this pint-sized Romanesque church. Dating to the 12th century, it marks the spot where the disgraced Roman commander Ephysius was execut…
Sardinian in Pula & Around

Su Furriadroxu

The flavours of the Campidano district are celebrated at this good-looking restaurant near Piazza del Popolo. Housed in a farm-style building, complete with a well and cobbled courtyard, it serves wholesome country …
Ristorante in Pula & Around

S'Incontru

The liveliest of the popular eateries on Piazza del Popolo, this casual square-side haunt buzzes on warm summer evenings. Diners swarm to its outdoor tables as waiters slide through the crowds bearing plates of wood…
Museum in Pula & Around

Museo Archeologico

Pula's small archaeology museum provides a useful introduction to what lies down the road at Nora. Alongside ceramics found in Punic and Roman tombs, some gold and bone jewellery, and Roman glassware, there's a mode…
Seafood in Pula & Around

Zia Leunora

Tucked away in a backstreet in Pula's historic centre, Zia (Aunty) Leunora specialises in seafood and serves a full range of classic staples, including fried fish and sea bream roasted in salt. Its spacious wood-bea…