Attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in San Giovanni di Sinis & Tharros

Area Archeologica di Tharros

The choppy blue waters of the Golfo di Oristano provide a magnificent backdrop to the ruins of ancient Tharros. Founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC, the city thrived as a Carthaginian naval base and was…
Church in San Giovanni di Sinis & Tharros

Chiesa di San Giovanni di Sinis

Near the southern tip of the Sinis Peninsula, just beyond the car park at the foot of the Tharros access road, you’ll see the sandstone Chiesa di San Giovanni di Sinis, one of the two oldest churches in Sardinia (Ca…
Tower in San Giovanni di Sinis & Tharros

Torre di San Giovanni Watchtower

For a bird’s-eye view of Tharros, head up to the late-16th-century Torre di San Giovanni watchtower, occasionally used for exhibitions. Here you can look down on the ruins, as well as the Spiaggia di San Giovanni di…