More than 7000 nuragical sites are in Sardinia. We will visit the most impressive fortress "Su Nuraxi" at Barumini
The huge nuraghe fortress dates back to the Bronze Age of Sardinia and is more than 3500 years old
Basalt lakes on the "Giara"
The "Giara" is a real paradise covered with unusual plants. A symphony of colours and fragrances
Magnificent wild horses
About 500 small wild horses live on the "Giara" in harmony together with goats, cows, wild boars and domestic pigs
On our ride on the "Giara" we'll see the horses under the cork trees and in the basalt lakes
Old cork trees
The whole plateau is covered with cork trees, oaks and typical sardinian bush land
Flock of sheep's
The shepherds pass the whole year up on this beautiful plateau
Untamed domestic pigs
All over the "Giara " you can have sympathetic and unforgettable encounters
On our way through the Marmilla we'll see countless paintings, telling us stories about the local way of doing and thinking
You’ll be picked up from port or accommodation between 8 AM and 9 AM, and we’ll take you on a sight-seeing tour through the beautiful Sulcitana. You’ll be able to witness Macchiareddu’s natural salt flats and lagoons, then proceed North-East past the Campidano Plains towards the magnificent Marmilla Valley.
Our tour continues as we reach Villamar, a local village that is full of Sardinia secrets only we can show you. You can spend some time viewing incredible murals that depict Sardinian history and culture, as well as number art pieces that portray the local lifestyle.
After some leisure time relaxing and having a cup of delicious local coffee, we’ll take you to Castello di Las Plassas, a castle ruins that sits at the bottom of a legendary volcano formation.
Our historic tour continues as we arrive at Su Nuraxi di Barumini, only a few minutes away from Las Plassas. Currently, Su Nuraxi is the world’s foremost Bronze Age fortress, known as a “nuraghe.” This historic fort was built around the year 1,500 B.C., and is now recognized by UNESCO as being a world heritage site. You’ll be given a tour both inside and outside of the fortress, allowing you to experience a little of what it was like living in that era. Imagine how the Sardinian people lived and flourished as they defended their land against ancient hostiles.
Giara di Gesturi is our next destination, a secret Sardinia region made up of a volcanic platform that erupted quite some time ago. Due to the eruptions, Giari is now home to a beautiful cork and oak tree forest that is home to hundreds of wild horses, as well as magnificent water masses that surround the area.
Visiting this Sardinian beauty is truly one of the most fantastic things to do in Barumini. Enjoy the majestic power of Giari and make some memories. We’ll provide a tour of the nature in the area, filled with information about all of the flora and animals that are local to the region. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature by learning about the wild horses, pigs, eagles, hawks, cows, wild boars, sheep, goats, and feral cats that roam Giari; as well as the wild asparagus, wild garlic, oak trees, cork trees, myrtle, lemon balm, arbutus, iris, orchids, cistus, and cyclamen. You’ll find the diversity to be absolutely breathtaking.
It will be filled with spectacular views of the Gennargentu and Iglesiente mountains, as well as the rocky-ridged Mount Arcuentu. This jaw-dropping sight on its own is a reason why one should travel in Sardinia. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience, fit for all types of travelers.
As we begin driving back to Marmilla Valley, we’ll stop by Domus de Janas, one of Sardinia’s oldest burial monuments. This 2,800 B.C. structure will fill you with historical appreciation, and will be a beautiful way to end your Sardinia tour.
Absolutely rare but program variations may occur . Celebrations , days off , renovations etc. We will offer you an equivalent program variation in case . Refunds are not possible.
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Prices are per person, including the current VAT rate
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