The Reclamation Works of the Terralba-Arborea Plain

A tour along the course of the Rio Mogoro, between the white roads of Marmilla and Campidano, to discover the sumptuous works of reclamation of the plain of Terralba and Arborea among dewatering, dams, complex canalizations, evocative scenarios and a suggestive reclamation museum.

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You can visit

  • The majestic dam on the Rio Mogoro, tested in 1934
  • The Sassu draining pump, inaugurated in 1934, used to drain the pond of the same name and a remarkable example of Rationalist architecture
  • The Luri draining pump, of great historical, cultural and landscape interest, used to drain the unhealthy marshes of Luri, Arba and Estius
  • The Museum of Reclamation, the most important reference that testifies to the birth of Arborea city
  • The urbanism of Arborea, from the fascist era, and the historic villas in liberty and neo-gothic style
  • The former Casa Balilla in Arborea
  • The former Casa del Fascio in Arborea and its lictor tower
  • The Arborea’s articulated irrigation canals and typical farm houses
  • The lagoon of Marceddì and the pond of San Giovanni, a Phoenician city
  • The museum of the sea in Marceddì

You can taste

  • The typical dishes of the Marceddì Lagoon, including roast mullets, mussels, clams, crabs, seafood
  • The Polenta from Arborea, brought by the pioneers from the Veneto region to reclaim the area
  • The Semidano wine from Mogoro
  • The Monica and Nuragus wines of Terralba
  • The typical IGT Marmilla wines
  • The DOC Campidano wines of Terralba
  • The Vermentino di Sardegna DOC of Mogoro
  • The typical bread of Marmilla: Civraxiu, Moddizzosu, Coccoi
  • Is malloreddus with sausage sauce
  • The broad beans with lard
  • Sa fregua cun sattizzu, fregola with sausage


Dec 1, 2021 - Wed
Arborea, Italia
broken clouds
9°C broken clouds
Wind 6 m/s, W
Humidity 73%
Pressure 765.82 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
wed dec 1
light rain
13/13°C 7 m/s, WSW 73% 765.07 mmHg
thu dec 2
moderate rain
13/12°C 11 m/s, SW 84% 753.06 mmHg
fri dec 3
light rain
11/10°C 13 m/s, NNW 66% 754.56 mmHg
sat dec 4
light rain
15/14°C 10 m/s, W 76% 761.31 mmHg
sun dec 5
moderate rain
12/11°C 13 m/s, NW 65% 758.31 mmHg

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