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About Nora

Nora, an ancient site about 22 miles southwest of Cagliari on the island of Sardinia. Although tradition ascribes its foundation to Iberians from Tartessus, the site, which lies on a triangular promontory ending in a steep cliff, is characteristically Phoenician. The ruins stand in an enchanting setting, overlooking a wide bay with its sandy shore lapped by a crystal clear sea.

Attractions near Nora

Su Giudeu Beach17.75km from Nora

Su Giudeu is a long, sandy shore with fine, white sand and a shallow seabed. It is particularly suitable for children and has smooth rocks that form a small island a little way out. A popular beach for the alternative and surfing crowd of the island, Su Giudeu features several reefs just above the surface of the sea that make it good scuba diving spot.

Isola Su Giudeu17.85km from Nora

The Su Giudeu island is an island of Italy , in Sardinia. It was a paradise of fine, white sand with a shallow, transparent seabed, on the furthermost southwestern coast of Sardinia, that gets its name from the octopus living in the waters around a couple of rocks

Capo Spartivento19.36km from Nora

Capo Spartivento is a promontory in south-western Sardinia and constitutes the eastern limit of the Gulf of Teulada and the western limit of the Gulf of Cagliari.  It is located about 5 km south-west of Chia in the municipality of Domus de Maria. The promontory is of granite constitution, and its highest point is located at 66 meters above sea level. To the east of the cape, there is the beautiful little beach of portu Simoni Gibudda, known as Cala Cipolla, surrounded by pine and juniper trees.

Tuerredda Island20.32km from Nora

Tuerredda Island is an island located in an inlet between Cape Malfatano and Cape Teulada, in the territory of Teulada, on the southwestern tip of Sardinia.  The profile of the island, which is often green due to its vegetation, also shows its rocky nature from afar It is located about 150 meters from the Sardinian coast and administratively belongs to Teulada, an Italian town in the province of Southern Sardinia, where there is a beach that takes the name of the island.

Isola Tuaredda20.72km from Nora

L ' Isola Tuerredda is an' island located in an inlet between Cape Malfatano and Cape Teulada , in the territory of Teulada , on the southwestern tip of Sardinia. The profile of the island, which is often green due to its vegetation, also shows its rocky nature from afar. On the island, now uninhabited, there are remains of buildings attributed to the Punic - Phoenician civilization ; there were also found ancient pottery shards.

Cagliari Cruise Port25.26km from Nora

The Port of Cagliari lies on the southern shores of the island of Sardinia, a region in Italy. The capital of Sardinia, it is just over 400 kilometers southwest of Rome. It is the island’s main industrial and commercial center, and the port boasts one of the largest container terminals in the Mediterranean Sea. The port is also an important employer in the area, with more than 3,000 employees who provide services to more than 5,500 ships every year.

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Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy.  The island attracts more than a million tourists from both Italy, from the rest of Europe, and, to a lesser degree, from the rest of the world. According to statistics, tourist arrivals in 2016 were 2.9 million people.