Nuraghe Genna Maria
Nuraghe Genna Maria is a fine example of a complex nuraghe built in marlstone. The nuraghe is located on a hilltop near Villanovaforru with a splendid view towards the Bay of Oristano and the mountains of the Iglesiente. Around the nuraghe are the remains of a settlement to be seen. In the punic period the nuraghe was used as a sanctuary, many votive statuettes of Kore, the greek divinity of agriculture, have been found during excavations. The archaeological site is also part of the archaeological museum of Villanovaforru.
Address: Viale dei Lecci, Villanovaforru
Tel: 070 9300050/48
Openingtimes: In the morning 9.30-13.00 and in the afternoon in the summer 15.30-19.00 and in the winter 15.30-17:00/18:00; closed on Monday
Prices: Euro 2,50 Nuraghe Genna Maria, Euro 3,50 museum (Euro 5,00 nuraghe + museum); reduced Euro 2,00 Nuraghe, Euro 2,50 museum (Euro 4,00 nuraghe + museum)
Website: Nuraghe and museum Genna Maria
Maintained by Turismo in Marmilla cooperativa a r.l. Also guided tours
The information has been updated for 2018 but prices and opening hours may vary.