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3 Old Ruins to explore in Sardinia

Sardinia

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.

Nuraghe Arrubiu
Nuraghe Arrubiulocalità Su Pranu, 09061 Orroli SU, Italy

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

Nuraghe La Prisgiona
Nuraghe La PrisgionaLocalità Capichera, 1, 07021 Arzachena SS, Italy

The nuraghe La Prisgiona is a nuragic archaeological site, located in the Capichera valley in the municipality of Arzachena, in the province of Sassari. The complex consists of a nuraghe and a village of about 90-100 huts, spread over five hectares. Due to its large extension and the number of buildings, the site is considered unique in the Gallura nuragic context. Nearby is also the tomb of the giants of Coddu Vecchiu.

Temple of Antas
Temple of Antas09010 Fluminimaggiore, South Sardinia, Italy

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.

Map of Old Ruins to explore in Sardinia