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Capo Mannu

Capo Mannu

22.71km from Tirso

Capo Mannu is a promontory located 22 km from Oristano, in Sardinia, which forms the northern starting point of the Sinis peninsula. On the promontory, there is a signaling lighthouse. The territory of the cape belongs administratively to the municipality of San Vero Milis. It is well known to surfers and windsurfers. The cape is exposed to all winds of the western quadrants, and especially to the mistral. During the storms, it is possible to observe waves of a few meters high.

Domus de janas

Domus de janas

24.52km from Tirso

The Domus de Janas are prehistoric tombs carved into the rock typical of pre-Nuragic Sardinia. They are found both isolated and in large groups also formed by more than 40 tombs. From the recent Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age these structures characterized all areas of the island. More than 2,400 have been discovered, about one for every square kilometer, and it is speculated that many still remain to be found.

Sini, Sardinia

Sini, Sardinia

30.7km from Tirso

The Sinis is a peninsula of the Sardinian west-central located between the Bay of Is Arenas in the north, and the Gulf of Oristano in the south. In the sea to the west of the peninsula is the island of Mal di Ventre and the Scoglio del Catalano. The coast is rocky in the southern part around San Giovanni di Sinis, proceeding northwards it first becomes sandy then, proceeding further north, it is characterized by high cliffs up to Capo Mannu.

Montiferru

Montiferru

33.55km from Tirso

The Montiferru is a sub-region of Sardinia West Central, which takes its name from the massive volcanic namesake. The highest elevation is that of Mount Urtigu. The volcanic complex, extinct for more than a million years, was characterized by eruptions whose lava progressed to create new lands both to the east, with the vast Abbasanta plateau , characterized by basaltic soils, and to the west up to the coastal.

Lake Omodeo

Lake Omodeo

35.8km from Tirso

Lake Omodeo is a large artificial lake that was built in Sardinia between 1919 and 1924. The lake was built through a dam on the Tirso River in the Santa Chiara d’Ula gorge. A very important lake in Sardinia it was also one of the largest of its kind in Europe for many years. it is an artificial basin where you can enjoy relaxing walks or exploring the waters in a canoe.

Su Nuraxi di Barumini

Su Nuraxi di Barumini

40.22km from Tirso

Su Nuraxi is a nuragic archaeological site in Barumini, Sardinia, Italy. Su Nuraxi simply means "The Nuraghe" in Campidanese, the southern variant of the Sardinian language. Su Nuraxi is a settlement consisting of a seventeenth-century BCE Nuraghe, a bastion of four corner towers plus a central one, and a village inhabited from the thirteenth to the sixth century BCE, developed around the Nuraghe.

Campidano

Campidano

43.16km from Tirso

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.

Temple of Antas

Temple of Antas

58.7km from Tirso

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.

Punta La Marmora

Punta La Marmora

62.36km from Tirso

Punta La Marmora is Sardinia's highpoint and belongs to the Gennargentu Mountain Range. It consists of several smooth ridges - resembling Scotland's highlands - which alone in winter get a share of the island's snowfall. Punta La Marmora is situated just east of the approximate center of Sardinia and the summit offers good views of the entire island. On a clear day, most of the coastline and all the surrounding peaks are visible.

Cala Domestica

Cala Domestica

63.32km from Tirso

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

Nuraghe Santu Antine

Nuraghe Santu Antine

64.99km from Tirso

The Santu Antine nuraghe , also called sa Domo de su re is one of the most majestic nuraghes in the whole of Sardinia and is also one of the most important of those existing. The entire complex represents an important example of megalithic architecture and it is assumed that the original height of the central keep reached a measure between 22 and 24 meters, the highest for that period after the Egyptian pyramids and the keep of the Nuragic palace of Arrubiu which measured between 25 and 30 mete

Nuraghe Arrubiu

Nuraghe Arrubiu

65.02km from Tirso

The Arrubiu nuraghe is a Nuragic complex located in the territory of the municipality of Orroli in the province of Southern Sardinia. It owes its name to the characteristic red color due to the lichens that cover it and is the largest and most complex nuraghe in Sardinia and one of the major proto-historic monuments in all of Western Europe. It is the only premeditated nuraghe present in Sardinia, as well as one of the largest, consisting of a central tower surrounded by five other towers aroun

Porto Flavia

Porto Flavia

66.64km from Tirso

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

Scoglio Pan di Zucchero

Scoglio Pan di Zucchero

67.03km from Tirso

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

Tomba dei Giganti

Tomba dei Giganti

69.24km from Tirso

The tombs of the giants are monuments made up of collective tombs belonging to the Nuragic age and present throughout Sardinia. The name, born from the popular imagination, was assimilated by archaeologists who often prefer the name "tombs of giants". They are imposing constructions with a rectangular apse base, built with large blocks of stone planted in the ground.

Grotta Su Marmuri

Grotta Su Marmuri

75.9km from Tirso

The cave of Su Marmuri, is located in the territory of the municipality of Ulassai , in the barbaricina subregion of Ogliastra , in central-eastern Sardinia , under the characteristic heel of the town itself, it is considered among the most imposing of Europe. Peculiarities of the cave are the imposing rooms with a very high vault, the numerous calcite concretions , grandiose stalactites , stalagmites and columns.

Museo Archeologico Nazionale

The National Archaeological Museum of Cagliari is the most important archaeological museum in Sardinia. Located since 1993 inside the museum complex of the Citadel of Museums, in the spaces designed by the architects Piero Gazzola and Libero Cecchini. In its display cases, many of the most significant finds of Sardinia are exhibited, mainly coming from the provinces of Cagliari and Oristano, although there are also precious objects found in the other provinces of the island.

Ortobene

Ortobene

78.49km from Tirso

The Ortobene is an ancient granite hill, which rises to the east of the town of Nuoro. t is 955 meters high above sea level. On the top visible from the city, at an altitude of 925 meters, you can admire the large statue of the Redeemer, a bronze work by the sculptor Vincenzo Jerace, which was erected in 1901 on the occasion of the celebration of the jubilee. The Ortobene is the mountain of the Nuorese who visit it for picnics and walks or outdoor games.

Supramonte

Supramonte

78.76km from Tirso

The Supramonte is a vast limestone-dolomitic mountain complex formed by carbonate plateaus that occupies the central-eastern part of Sardinia. It covers an area of ​​about 35,000 hectares. In prehistoric times, the Supramonte area was more densely populated than it is today, as attested by traces of at least 76 villages, 46 nuraghes, 14 dolmens, 40 Giants' graves, 17 holy wells, and 3 megalithic walls.

Bombarde Beach

Bombarde Beach

79.98km from Tirso

Le Bombarde is a beach in north-western Sardinia located in the municipality of Alghero. It is about 3 km from Fertilia and about ten from Alghero. The beach is well known by both Sardinians and continental people. For this reason, for several years it has been necessary to build several bar-restaurant kiosks to meet the needs of bathers who do not stay in the hotel. Above the beach, there is paid parking for cars and motorbikes.

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Tirso

Tirso

Tirso, Italy

The Tirso is the most important river in Sardinia in terms of length and width of its catchment area. however it is not clear whether the Tirso springs, which are on the border between the provinces of Sassari and Nuoro, really fall within the territory of Buddusò (SS) or that of Bitti (NU). The Tirso crosses the island from east to west and beyond152 km flows into the Gulf of Oristano.