Small Group Tour Nuoro & Orgosolo, the Barbagia County Sardinia - Italy

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- Visit the Heart of Sardinia, In this magnificent farming reality, time stopped many years ago! - Monte Ortobene, the Redentore Statue and the enchanting view of Barbagia Valley - Museum del Costume, a Top Attraction with several colorful and different Costumes, Uses and Traditions of the Island of Sardinia - Orgosolo Village - Murales of Orgosolo, the Street Arts - Facoltative Lunch with the Shepherds, a typical meal in the Forest - Pratobello, driving along the Mountain you'll have the possibility to see the Wild Animals along the Road This Tour Start from Olbia to Nuoro & Orgosolo, pick up also available from surrounding areas

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Fortieventi

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Stop At: Monte Ortobene

With its impressive appearance and curious shapes, Ortobene stands at the gates of Nuoro, a few kilometres from the city. The massif is almost a thousand metres high, dotted with peaks and towers in strange shapes that sometimes appear like humans, sometimes animals.Its 1600 hectares have been inhabited ever since prehistorical times, and offer infinite landscapes: high, granite rocks tower solemnly over valleys. Is located at 955 mt. above the sea level, the View of the Barbagia County is guaranteed! From you comfortable seat you can enjoy the dense forests of holm oaks interspersed with downy oaks, cork trees, holly and Mediterranean brush: cistus, strawberry trees, lavender, mastic and juniper.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Statua Del Redentore

Born as a tribute to the statue that has overlooked the town from Mount Ortobene since 1901, over the years the festival has also (increasingly) acquired a folkloristic note. Today it has a twin soul: two different moments, one dedicated to religious celebration and the other to a spectacular parade of people dressed in traditional outfits from all over the island. This particular and beautiful moment will take place in August!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo del Costume

The Beautiful and completely New Museum of the Traditions, Culture and Uses of all Sardinia. One of the Top 5 Attraction in the Barbagia Region. (Facoltative entrance € 3 per person)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Orgosolo

Discovering this Village you'll notice that something is quiet different from other Italian Town. A cradle of archaic traditions, Orgosolo reveals a deep bond with its roots. This Village in the Barbagia area offers glimpses of an ancient and timeless Sardinia, surrounded by unspoilt nature. Towards the end of the 19th century, Orgosolo became known for another reason: the phenomenon of banditry in the region, which even inspired a movie, Bandits of Orgosolo. Nowadays it’s a touristic attraction, many visitors are walking down the main strip photographing the vibrant graffiti-style murals that adorn the village’s buildings. After strolling around the village you can have the chance to eat with the shepherds, in a rural place will be served the typical lunch with of course only products of the area

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Murales

The Arts of the Murales along the Streets of Orgosolo Village. The Town of the "Bandits", now it's one of the most welcoming village in Sardinia!

Duration: 30 minutes

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After lunch driving back to Olbia, you'll have the chance to see the Wild Nature and Wild Animals. Wild Cows, Horses, Donkey, Pigs and much more are free and the owner of the landscape. It's a nice spot where to have a breath after the big lunch!

Duration: 20 minutes
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