Hotel La Baja
Hotel La Baja can be found on the Sardinian westcoast in the beautiful environment of Santa Caterina di Pittinuri. It lies central to Bosa and Oristano and the peninsula of Sinis.
Bosa is a town on the river Temo, the only navigable river, for about 6 kilometers, of Sardinia. Here you can see the famous castle of the Malaspina. The origins of Bosa was in punic-roman times near the church of San Pietro, on the leftbank of the river Temo, but in the Middle Ages the population moved near the protective walls of the castle. ...
Tinnura is a small town near Bosa, along the road to Cuglieri. The walls along the main street are covered with beautiful murales..
The archaeological site of Tamuli is situated on the highland plateau near Macomer, an area with a high density of Bronze Age nuraghi. The site itself consists of a nuraghe, the remains of a settlement and three Tombe di Giganti, and six menhirs..
Dues Nuraghes or Duos Nuraghes is the site of two nuraghi with remains of a settlement on the north side of Borore. The site has been extensively excavated by the archaeologist G. Webster..
The archeological site of Nuraghe Iloi near Sedilo consists of a complex nuraghe, a nuragic village, a number of Tombe di Giganti, several Domus de Janas and a Dolmen. The entrance is free, but it is maintained only during the summer months..
Nuraghe Aiga is a complex nuraghe with bastions and three or four additional towers. The nuraghe can be accessed through a doorway on the second floor as the first floor is still completely interred. The main chamber on the first floor has three niches. ...
Nuraghe Losa is an impressive complex nuraghe on the highland plateau of Abbasanta. The structure consists of a central tower and bastions with three additional towers forming a rounded triangle. The nuraghe is situated in a strategic position along the ancient road from the Bay of Oristano to the highlands behind Macomer. ...
The complex nuraghe Lugherras is located in the countryside near Paulilatino. It was one of the nuraghi transformed in a sanctuary for Kore and Demeter. Excavations have been performed in 2006 and 2007..
Cornus is the site of a punic-roman town founded in the sixth century BC and that was inhabited until the Middle Ages. Near the town an early christian church was built, called the Columbaris. Of this early christian church remains have been excavated and are visitable as an archaeological site. ...
Near Paulilatino along the ss131 lies the archaeological site of Santa Cristina. The site consists of a nuragic sanctuary near a christian church dedicated to Santa Cristina and a nuraghe with settlement. Central to the nuragic sanctuary is the waterwell with a staircase that has been built with smooth walls and mathematical precision unseen elsewhere. ...
Nuraghe Cobulas is a complex nuraghe with a central main tower and secondary tower separated by a courtyard, around it bastions with five towers. Next to the nuraghe lies the archaeological area of an early medieval settlement, subject to excavations in 2014 and 2015 under the guidance of the archaeologist Maisola. .
Nuraghe s'Uraki (or s'Urachi) is a complex nuraghe near San Vero Milis. Archaeological excavations have revealed important finds that established connections with the eastern Mediterranean and with nearby Tharros. Recent excavations have been done by the archaeologists Alfonso Tiglitz and Peter van Dommelen..
Nuraghe Santa Barbara is a complex nuraghe near Villanova Truschedu. The nuraghe is reachable by car as long as you close the fences behind you..
The archaeological site of Forum Traiani at Fordongianus is situated on the border of the river Tirso. Here a warm water source springs from the volcanic rock and this has been used by the romans to build their baths. Originally the name of the town was Acquae Hypsitanae until under emperor Trajan it was promoted to Forum. ...
The archaeological museum of Cabras is named after Giovanni Marongiu. In the museum are on display the archaeologcal finds of Cuccuru Is Arrius, a prehistorical settlement, of Tharros, the phoenician-punic and roman town, and of the shipwreck found near the island of Mal di Ventre. Recently the museum has become the home of some of the giant statues of Mont'e Prama, with the most recent statues found during the excavations in 2015 on the site..
The Corsa degli Scalzi is an event held on the first Saturday and Sunday of september. The statue of San Salvatore is carried first from Cabras to San Salvatore and the next day back again, accompanied by hundreds of men in white cloths and barefooted. They run all the way carrying the statue and banner exchanging along the road the bearers of the heavy load..
San Salvatore is a small hamlet around a church. Each year around august an event takes place where the statue of the saint is brought from San Salvatore to Cabras, the Corsa degli Scalzi. The small church itself is built on top of a prehistoric underground sanctuary, a hypogeum. ...
Marina di Torre Grande is the lido of Oristano, named after the great Spanish tower that guarded the coast. There is a beach of fine sand and a boulevard with bars and restaurants. Nearby is the marina, the touristic port..
is Arenas - Narbolia (OR)
The beach of Is Arenas, a very long beach with woods of pinetrees.
sa Mesa Longa - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of sa Mesa Longa, the picture was taken in june 2010 on a windy day..
Marina di Putzu Idu - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of Putzu Idu.
s'Arena Scoada - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of s'Arena Scoada.
sa Marinedda - Tresnuraghes (OR)
The beach of sa Marinedda.
Torregrande - Oristano (OR)
The beach of Torregrande.
Santa Caterina di Pittinuri - Cuglieri (OR)
The beach of Santa Caterina di Pittinuri.
su Riu 'e sa Ide - Cuglieri (OR)
Limestone rocky bay with cristal clear water, a bit harder to reach and find, near Santa Caterina di Pittinuri.
s'Archittu II - Cuglieri (OR)
The beach of s'Archittu and the natural arch carved by the sea in the limestone..
s'Archittu I - Cuglieri (OR)
The beach of s'Archittu in front of the village.
Torre del Pozzo II - Cuglieri (OR)
The beach of Torre del Pozzo to the north of the village.
Torre del Pozzo I - Cuglieri (OR)
The beach of Torre del Pozzo, south of the tower the beach stretches along the coast down to is Arenas..
sa Rocca Tunda - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of sa Rocca Tunda.
su Pallosu - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of su Pallosu also famous for the colony of cats that live near the beach.
sa Marigosa - San Vero Milis (OR)
The beach of sa Marigosa.