The most ancient and important civilization in Sardinia -dating back to 18th century BCE in the Bronze Age- has been the Nuragic Civilization
In Sardinia you can find more than 7000 nuraghi, the cylindrical stone constructions typical of the Nuragic Civilization
Where to visit a Nuraghe near Is Cheas:
Just 800 meters from Is Cheas you can find the S’Urachi Nuraghe, one of the largest and best-preserved in Sardinia.
Nuraghe Losa (Abbasanta -28 km from Is Cheas). This is a complex nuraghe, one of the most important and better preserved.
Once you’ve visited the Nuraghe Losa don’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby Pozzo sacro di Santa Cristina. The sacred well dates back to 1000 BC and was dedicated to the cult of water.
Su Nuraxi (Barumini- 72 km from Is Cheas). Su Nuraxi is the most famous nuraghe complex and dates back to the late Bronze Age (12th Century BC) . It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The archaeological site of Tharros, located in the southeastern part of the Sinis Pensinsula, was founded at the end of the 8th century BC by the Phoenicians in an area already frequented by the Nuragic people.
It later passed under the Punic domination and in 238 BC under the Roman Empire. It was an important city and a central port for the trades in the Mediterranean.
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the amazing city of Tharros.
GIANTS OF MONT’E PRAMA
The Giants of Mont’e Prama are the most ancient anthropomorphic stone statues of the Mediterranen created by the Nuragic Civilization.