The Water Mills of Barbagia Subregion

Another tour along the paths of the waters, among almost alpine landscapes and charming villages, the discovery of the only wooden mill operating in Italy and one of the rare surviving fulling mills of Europe.

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You can visit

  • The Santa Chiara dam, which originated the largest basin in Europe and for years the largest in the world.
  • The famous Retablo of the Pestilence in Olzai
  • The only working wooden mill in Italy, in Olzai
  • The Ollolai asphodel baskets
  • The pallium of the donkeys of Ollolai
  • The locality Su Nodu de s’Aschisorgiu, from which to admire the sea both to the west and to the east of the island, in Ollolai
  • The meetings of s’Istrumpa, in Ollolai
  • The abandoned village Enel Taloro, from which you can admire almost alpine views
  • The murals of Ovodda
  • The carnival of Ovodda, for centuries a symbol of freedom, memory, anarchy, transgression
  • The Fulling Mill of Tiana, among the few left in Europe
  • The waterways museum in Tiana
  • The breathtaking views of Tiana, a village nestled in a lush valley
  • The Samugheo carpets
  • The regional museum of textile art in Samugheo
  • Is tapinus de mortus in Samugheo, very rare 18th century funeral textiles
  • The affaciadas, small tapestries exhibited for Corpus Domini, in Samugheo
  • The Su Tessingiu exhibition, the most important dedicated to textile art in Sardinia
  • The tree house in Allai
  • The menhirs of Allai

You can taste

  • Is puzzoneddos, is lorighittas, is fruttinas, is pistiddos, sweets of Ovodda
  • Su Pane ‘e fresa e sas ispòlas, of Ovodda
  • Sa panemanna, is pardulas, the fruttine, is papassinos of Tiana



May 25, 2022 - Wed
Olzai, Italia
broken clouds
22°C broken clouds
Wind 0 m/s, NW
Humidity 39%
Pressure 758.31 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
wed may 25
light rain
29/17°C 4 m/s, WSW 27% 758.31 mmHg
thu may 26
light rain
29/16°C 4 m/s, SE 30% 762.82 mmHg
fri may 27
overcast clouds
28/16°C 7 m/s, E 22% 759.81 mmHg
sat may 28
scattered clouds
30/15°C 4 m/s, N 26% 756.06 mmHg
sun may 29
sky is clear
27/14°C 7 m/s, W 25% 756.06 mmHg

Elevation Profile

The route has a gradient of 973 m. 50% of the route is uphill, the remaining 50% downhill.

The Water Mills of Barbagia Subregion

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