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


Aug 8, 2022 - Mon
Arborea, Italia
clear sky
24°C clear sky
Wind 2 m/s, NNE
Humidity 80%
Pressure 759.81 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
mon aug 8
sky is clear
31/25°C 8 m/s, NW 49% 760.56 mmHg
tue aug 9
sky is clear
30/26°C 6 m/s, NW 50% 761.31 mmHg
wed aug 10
sky is clear
31/26°C 6 m/s, WNW 45% 761.31 mmHg
thu aug 11
sky is clear
31/25°C 5 m/s, W 51% 760.56 mmHg
fri aug 12
sky is clear
32/25°C 5 m/s, W 43% 760.56 mmHg

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