People are drawn here to experience the unspoilt beauty of the isolated villages and breathtaking scenery. Despite its size there is plenty to see and do here including:
- Nuoro’s museum - The museo della Vita e delle Tradizioni Sarde is the island’s most comprehensive collection of costumes, masks and handicrafts – a fascinating overview of the rural culture of the interior.
- Cala Gonone - Accessible by boat or on foot, the secluded beaches around Cala Gonone are backed by limestone cliffs and lapped by crystal clear water.
- Oliena - Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and almond orchards, Oliena is a picturesque town with quaint streets and a 15th century church. From here, you can get guided tours to the archaeological site of Tiscali, a Nuraghic village deep in the mountains.
- Piscinas dunes - A stunning stretch of coastline and 9km of sandy beach.
- Tharros - One of Sardinia’s pre-eminent archaeological sites, the ruins of a Carthaginian and Roman city occupy a magnificent spot on the very tip of the Sinis peninsula.
- Gorropu Gorge - One of the deepest and most spectacular in Southern Europe. It is also the highlight of one of Sardinia's best walks.