>ALONG THE WAY:
Center of the Sarcidano, native land of Saint Ignazio, it accommodates the castle of the Aymerich family, that has around a splendid extensive park of 35 hectare, driven in cascades and secular trees like holm-oaks, oaks, cedars of Lebanon and others. It is really interesting the Museum of the Menhirs
- Is Paras” Nuraghe
Visible from the train, near Isili, the Nuraghe is one of the best kept of the island, with the inner false dome vault (tholos) still integral.
- “Nolza” Nuraghe
Little before the station of Meana Sardo, 100 m far from the line, it is excavating and discovering what it represents the biggest mountain nuraghe.
Isili Nurallao Laconi Sardinian Meana Belvì Aritzo Desulo Tonara Sorgono
>TO CATCH THE “TRENINO”
- At Isili:
if it arrives from the South of Sardinia, it is better to take ” trenino” at Isili.
Isili (NU) is a town of the Sarcidano, situated approximately 70 km far from Cagliari. Leaving from Cagliari by car, it must be go along the 131 statal road until to the gate to Villasanta and it goes on towards Furtei; therefore it goes along the 197 statal road until to 3.5 km after Nuragus, where it must turn right. The station is on the 128 statal road towards Mandas, near the town. From Cagliari it can be also caught the “normal” train until to Isili and then and the”Trenino Verde”.
- At Sorgono:
Leaving from the North of Sardinia, it would be easier to go to Sorgono and to catch the “trenino” there.
Sorgono(NU) is a town of the Mandrolisai, situated approximately 70 km far from Nuoro.
Leaving by car from Nuoro, it must be opened into the 389 statal road in Fonni direction. It must arrive at Fonni towards Ovodda, it must cross the town and it goes on to Tiana; it comes finally to Sorgono .
(from the 15th of May to the 15th of September, by request)
In the week-ends and festivities: the bus is at the 6.30 a.m. from Cagliari to Mandas and at the 21.00 p.m. from Mandas to Cagliari
>WHO TO ASK TO
– Tourist Office, free number ° 800460220- tel/fax 070580246
– Stations: Mandas 070984234; Isili 0782802033; 078460169 rise