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Cagliari: Su Nuraxi di Barumini UNESCO Site Guided Tour

1. Cagliari: Su Nuraxi di Barumini UNESCO Site Guided Tour

In Barumini, a small village in the countryside of Marmilla, the most famous Sardinian nuraghe called Su Nuraxi, lies on the top of a hill. Thanks to its exceptional state of conservation and the complexity of its structure, it was named the island's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nuraghes have become a symbol of the island culture and a source of pride for Sardinians. On the tour, a local guide will show you Su Nuraxi's five towers (one in the middle and the others around it), the city walls, and the ruins of an ancient village. After the tour of Su Nuraxi, continue to the Casa Zapata Museum, where the ruins of the Su Nuraxi ’e Cresia are enclosed. The nuraghe is located in the heart of the town of Barumini and has been used as a foundation for the construction of a 15th-century Spanish noble house. End your day with a visit to the Domus de Janas, a necropolis from the Neolithic period. Admire the surrounding landscape while soaking in the ancient history of the island. The tour concludes back at the meeting point in Cagliari.

From Cagliar: Tour to the nuraghe of Barumini & Casa Zapata

2. From Cagliar: Tour to the nuraghe of Barumini & Casa Zapata

Take part in a tour with transfer from Cagliari to discover one of the most important archaeological sites in Sardinia: the Nuraghe 'Su Nuraxi' in Barumini, in the south of the island, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. A symbol of the ancient Nuragic civilisation, which developed between the 2nd and 1st millennium B.C., the majestic megalithic construction is one of the largest and most famous on the island, boasting the primacy of being the first Nuragic evidence to be investigated by a scientific archaeological excavation. You will then visit the Casa Zapata Museum, divided into three sections: archaeological, historical and ethnographic, always accompanied by an expert guide who will tell you stories and anecdotes. Programme: - After meeting the guide, you will make a transfer by minibus or car of about one hour for a total of 120 km round trip - One-hour guided tour of the Barumini nuraghe - Guided tour of about half an hour of Casa Zapata - Return There is a bar service near the two sites.

Barumini Tour: "Su Nuraxi" and Casa Zapata, tickets included

3. Barumini Tour: "Su Nuraxi" and Casa Zapata, tickets included

The excursion starts from Cagliari at 9:30 AM and ends around 1:30 PM, with the pick-up included in the price. Our first stop will be Su Nuraxi, the most representative Nuragic complex among the compound nuraghes, those consisting of more than one tower. Due to its uniqueness, it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1997. Just a few minutes from the Su Nuraxi complex, within the town of Barumini, you'll find the "Casa Zapata" site, a marvelous residence built by the noble Aragonese Zapata family starting from the late 16th century. In 1990, restoration work brought to light an imposing Nuragic complex beneath the palace structures.

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Casa Zapata: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cagliari: Su Nuraxi di Barumini UNESCO Site Guided Tour

Cagliari: Su Nuraxi di Barumini UNESCO Site Guided Tour

In Barumini, a small village in the countryside of Marmilla, the most famous Sardinian nuraghe called Su Nuraxi, lies on the top of a hill. Thanks to its exceptional state of conservation and the complexity of its structure, it was named the island's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nuraghes have become a symbol of the island culture and a source of pride for Sardinians. On the tour, a local guide will show you Su Nuraxi's five towers (one in the middle and the others around it), the city walls, and the ruins of an ancient village. After the tour of Su Nuraxi, continue to the Casa Zapata Museum, where the ruins of the Su Nuraxi ’e Cresia are enclosed. The nuraghe is located in the heart of the town of Barumini and has been used as a foundation for the construction of a 15th-century Spanish noble house. End your day with a visit to the Domus de Janas, a necropolis from the Neolithic period. Admire the surrounding landscape while soaking in the ancient history of the island. The tour concludes back at the meeting point in Cagliari.

From Cagliar: Tour to the nuraghe of Barumini & Casa Zapata

From Cagliar: Tour to the nuraghe of Barumini & Casa Zapata

Take part in a tour with transfer from Cagliari to discover one of the most important archaeological sites in Sardinia: the Nuraghe 'Su Nuraxi' in Barumini, in the south of the island, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. A symbol of the ancient Nuragic civilisation, which developed between the 2nd and 1st millennium B.C., the majestic megalithic construction is one of the largest and most famous on the island, boasting the primacy of being the first Nuragic evidence to be investigated by a scientific archaeological excavation. You will then visit the Casa Zapata Museum, divided into three sections: archaeological, historical and ethnographic, always accompanied by an expert guide who will tell you stories and anecdotes. Programme: - After meeting the guide, you will make a transfer by minibus or car of about one hour for a total of 120 km round trip - One-hour guided tour of the Barumini nuraghe - Guided tour of about half an hour of Casa Zapata - Return There is a bar service near the two sites.

Barumini Tour: "Su Nuraxi" and Casa Zapata, tickets included

Barumini Tour: "Su Nuraxi" and Casa Zapata, tickets included

The excursion starts from Cagliari at 9:30 AM and ends around 1:30 PM, with the pick-up included in the price. Our first stop will be Su Nuraxi, the most representative Nuragic complex among the compound nuraghes, those consisting of more than one tower. Due to its uniqueness, it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1997. Just a few minutes from the Su Nuraxi complex, within the town of Barumini, you'll find the "Casa Zapata" site, a marvelous residence built by the noble Aragonese Zapata family starting from the late 16th century. In 1990, restoration work brought to light an imposing Nuragic complex beneath the palace structures.

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Excellent day trip. Our guide was very friendly and talkative, and she spoke great English. She was very knowledgeable about the Nuraghi and was an excellent guid. I really enjoyed the tour and I could see that the others in my group did as well.

Francesca was amazing and super informative. She packed in so much information and made it very engaging for us. We had a great group of people on the tour too who were fun to meet and talk to. Super day out, I recommend highly!!

Very well organized excursion Our guide, Francesco, was very pleasant and cultured. The car ride is pleasant, Recommended.

Fascinating history. The guide was very knowledgeable and an excellent driver. A great experience

Our guide was very kind and knowledgeable. the tour of Nuraghe is highly recommended.