MONTEVECCHIO MINE TOUR - Horse Country Resort - Lugori Tours & Trek

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MONTEVECCHIO MINE TOUR

€ 25,00 - Half Day

As soon as we leave the hotel, we'll travel to south, heading to green areas, rice paddies and cattle breeding farms (mainly vaccine), in order to reach the typical fishermen's village Marceddì. Along the way, the guide will show the nature, history and ancient technology of this charming place, well-known for the production of the highest quality of Bottarga and for the freshness of fishes and shellfish.

The tour will go further crossing the archeological area of Neapolis, then passing through Guspini until the valley of Montevecchio Mine. Essential part of Parco Geominerario Storico e Ambientale della Sardegna (Historical and Environmental Geo-mining Park of Sardinia) and of “European Geoparks”, Montevecchio was honored as Destination of Excellence by the European Commission in 2011. You'll have the chance to admire the places where started the XIX century's Industrial revolution in Sardinia. From the humble dwellings of the workers to the luxurious palace of the direction, you'll enjoy an exciting tour among the old mine's remains and the nature with his typical inhabitants: the majestic Sardinian deer. On the way back to the hotel, we'll take an alternative route through rural areas and the small town of San Nicolò d'Arcidano and Terralba.

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