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



Jul 4, 2022 - Mon
Olzai, Italia
clear sky
27°C clear sky
Wind 1 m/s, ENE
Humidity 19%
Pressure 762.82 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
mon jul 4
sky is clear
37/24°C 5 m/s, WNW 11% 761.31 mmHg
tue jul 5
few clouds
38/23°C 6 m/s, NW 17% 762.07 mmHg
wed jul 6
sky is clear
37/23°C 6 m/s, NW 19% 762.07 mmHg
thu jul 7
sky is clear
34/16°C 7 m/s, W 22% 761.31 mmHg
fri jul 8
sky is clear
33/19°C 4 m/s, NE 23% 760.56 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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