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Porto Flavia

09016 Masua SU, Italy

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About Porto Flavia

Porto Flavia is a service infrastructure of the mining area of Masua, no longer operational, located in the south-western area of Sardinia and falls administratively in the municipality of Iglesias, Province of South Sardinia, in what is now the seaside resort of Masua.  Although it was a mining site, it was not a mine, but a port of embarkation for the material extracted from the nearby mines. It was designed by the Venetian engineer Cesare Vecelli and built-in 1924; it was named after the elde

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Scoglio Pan di Zucchero0.65km from Porto Flavia

Pan di Zucchero, original name in Sardinian Concali su Terràinu, is a stack that rises from the sea a short distance from the coast, near Masua, a hamlet of Iglesias, in the south-west of Sardinia.  It has an area of ​​0.03 km² and a height of 133 meters. It is composed of Cambric limestone and originated from the action of marine erosion which determined its isolation from the mainland. On the rocky coast, a few hundred meters to the east is the mouth of the fascinating Porto Flavia mining site

Cala Domestica4.81km from Porto Flavia

Cala Domestica is one of the rare sandy bays along the stretch of coast between Buggerru and Masua and for this reason it hosted the boarding point for minerals from the Acquaresi and San Luigi mines until 1940. The mining activity is still testified today by the tunnels and by the warehouses for the mineral, obtained in the premises of a disused seventeenth-century tonnara. In front of the beach, on the limestone peninsula that turns to the south, the view is dominated by the Spanish tower that

Temple of Antas10.22km from Porto Flavia

The Temple of Antas is an ancient Punico-Roman temple in the commune of Fluminimaggiore in southern Sardinia. One of Sardinia's most important monuments dating back the Roman period is located in a lush valley in the Iglesias area, a site that emerged as a Nuragic sanctuary, also used in the Carthaginian and Punic-Hellenistic era.

Piscinas36.34km from Porto Flavia

Piscinas is an Italian town of 823 inhabitants in the province of Southern Sardinia, in the Sulcis-Iglesiente region.  Human settlements in the territory are witnessed since the Neolithic ( VII - VI millennium BC ). There are also traces of the subsequent Nuragic, Phoenician - Punic, and Roman civilizations. |One of the iconic area which shows light to the ancient life.

Campidano51.38km from Porto Flavia

The Campidano is the largest plains of Sardinia, located in the southwestern portion of the island, approximately between 40 ° and 39 ° of latitude north and 8 ° 30 'and 9 ° of longitude east. From a geological point of view, it is a rift valley composed of a system of extending faults that have caused the sinking of a part of the earth's crust.

Tuerredda Island60.24km from Porto Flavia

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.

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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.