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Giants Graves, Sacred Spring, Medieval Castles of Sardinia

Castello di Pedres e Tomba dei Giganti – Olbia

Description: the medieval castle of Pedres is situated on a hill with a beautiful view over the gulf of Olbia. Go there for the sunset, it is amazing ! The archaeological site tomba dei Giganti Su Monte de Sape (giant’s grave) is not far from the castle.The giant’s grave was built 1700 bc by the nuragic civilization.
Link: Castello di Pedres – Tomba dei Giganti

 

Nuraghe di Cabu Abbas – Olbia

Description: the Nuraghe Rio Mulino, a kind of fortress has been built by the nuragic civilization (1700 bc) and is located on the top of the mountain Monte Colbu with a beautiful view over the gulf of Olbia. The rock holding the tower is surrounded with a large antemural with two gates.
Link: Nuraghe Cabu Abbas

 

Pozzo Sacro “Sa Testa” – Olbia

Description: the sacred spring (pozzo sacro) is situated at the periphery of Olbia near the beaches of the gulf.The spring has been used for religous purposes during the nuragic period (1700 bc to II century ac).
Link: Pozzo Sacro “Sa Testa”

 

 

Museo Archeologico Navale Nazionale – Olbia

Description: : the archeological museum is situated near the center of Olbia near the Molo brin. The museum is rich in finds from various periods, among which the Roman and medieval shipwrecks and discoveries of the phoenician, greek, roman and punic period.
Link: Archeological Museum – Olbia

 

 

Nuraghe Albucciu, Tomba dei Giganti di Moru e il Tempietto di Malchittu – Arzachena

Description: the complex is situated at the entrance of Arzachena and was built by the nuragic civilization (1700 bc to II century ac). You can visit the Nuraghe Albucciu, the nuragic cimitery “tomba dei giganti” and the holy temple “Malchittu”.
Link: Nuraghe Albucciu – Temple Malchittu

 

 

Castello della Fava – Posada

Description: the mediaval ruins of the castle “castello della Fava” are situated on a hill at the ancient part of Posada.
Link: Castello della Fava