Autunno in Barbagia 2015 in Ollolai: the “window of Sardinia”
- Published: 4-11-2015
- Category: Events
Autunno in Barbagia 2015, from November 27 to 29, takes place in Ollolai, a comune rich in legends and ancient history, which has seen birth of feuds and fights between clans.
It rises on monte San Basilio, about 1000 meters above sea level, surrounded by Mediterranean scrub. And near Ollolai there is the famous Finestra della Sardegna (literally, “Window of Sardinia”), where, during clear days, you can see the two seas of the island, on the east coast and on the west coast. Holm oaks and oak trees enrich the landscape.
In the territory of Ollolai there are well-preserved tombe dei giganti (literally, “tombs of giants”) and nuraghi. And Autunno in Barbagia is the occasion to discover even the ancient traditions of Ollolai, such as the famous cestini di asfodelo (asphodel baskets)
Hot to get there
Ollolai is in the heat of Sardinia, in the province if Nuoro. To get there by car:
- Take the SS389
- Take the SS389var
- Take the SS128
- Take the SP29 to Ollolai
The journey by car takes about 40 minutes.
To get to Nuoro, the most important tourist ports are two:
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