A series of itineraries in the area for the discovery of the most suggestive places for both families and the most demanding sportsmen.
It is not difficult to be directed by the pages written and to discover how the piazzas, streets and churches in the town to this day tell of ancient impressions, evoking the emotions found in the author’s work.
The San Sisinnio, park, Sardinia’s most unique olive grove: 25 olive trees that are thousands of years old, some of which reach the towering height of 13 metres with trunks that measure a circumference of over 5 metres.
Bread has always been an essential product in its quality as food as well as its ritual significance. It has been baked for centuries in traditional wood ovens is related to recurrences and important moments for the individual as well as for the community such as weddings or Easter.
The Church of Santa Barbara, along with the Church of the Anime Purganti (Purged Souls) and the Oratorio di Nostra Signora del Rosario (Oratory of Our Lady of the Rosary) form a triad of churches that overlook the main piazza of the townand it is Villacidro’s oldest church (13th century).
The Washhouse was built in 1893 in the ancient district known as “Frontera de sa Mitza”, on a design by engineer Enrico Pani. It was part of a much broader project that included the entire surrounding piazza.
The construction of this church, dedicated to the craftsman San Giuseppe, patron of the carpenters, came was the will of a Spanish squire, called Lucifero Piras, who had it built in 1744 on his private territory.
Immersed in the scenery of pink and grey granite rocks among the wild mountains crowning it, this waterfall has received the homage of exceptional travellers and tourists over time such as Gabriele D’Annunzio.
News and events
Il Giro delle Miniere si propone come manifestazione di rilievo nel panorama Nazionale.
Vi aspettiamo il 29 maggio presso la Vallata di Villascema alla scoperta degli storici ciliegeti e dei bellissimi paesaggi.
La Fondazione Giuseppe Dessì e il Comune di Villacidro, col patrocinio del Consiglio Regionale della Sardegna, dell’Assessorato Regionale alla Pubblica Istruzione, della Fondazione di Sardegna, organizzano un Concorso Letterario per opere edite in lingua italiana.