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Archaeological Site in Valle dei Nuraghi

Nuraghe Santu Antine

One of the largest nuraghic sites in Sardinia, the Nuraghe Santu Antine sits 4km south of Torralba. The complex is focused on a central tower, which now stands 17.5m high but which originally rose to a height of 25m…
Archaeological Site in Valle dei Nuraghi

Necropoli di Sant’Andrea Priu

About 7km east of Bonorva, the Necropoli di Sant’Andrea Priu is an isolated site, immersed in silence and accessible only by a narrow potholed road. It's made up of around 20 small grottoes carved into trachyte rock…
Church in Valle dei Nuraghi

Basilica di San Pietro di Sorres

This 12th-century Romanesque church commands impressive views from its hillside position overlooking Borutta. The original Pisan church and adjacent abbey had long been abandoned when a community of Benedictine monk…
Sardinian in Valle dei Nuraghi

Agriturismo Sas Abbilas

Things don't get much more off the beaten track than this agriturismo, ensconced in silent woods 1km or so beyond the Necropoli di Sant'Andrea Priu. Meals are typically abundant affairs featuring cheeses and cured m…
Archaeological Site in Valle dei Nuraghi

Dolmen Sa Coveccada

To the south of Mores, the mighty Dolmen Sa Coveccada is said to be the largest dolmen (a megalithic chambered tomb) in the Mediterranean. Dating to the end of the 3rd millennium BC, the rectangular construction con…
Village in Valle dei Nuraghi

Rebeccu

Between the Necropoli di Sant’Andrea Priu and Bonarva is hilltop Rebeccu, a windswept and largely abandoned medieval hamlet carved into calcareous rock. It’s worth taking an hour or so to explore the village. Accord…
Museum in Valle dei Nuraghi

Museo della Valle dei Nuraghi

In Torralba, this small museum has a scale model of the Nuraghe Santu Antine and a modest collection of finds lifted from the site. Note that at the time of research the museum was closed for restoration.