History and Art, in the heart of Sardinia

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Following the SS 129 motorway we reach Iscras -Illorai for a short stop before going to look at the “pont'ezzu” Roman bridge on the Tirso River in Illorai country; on to visit the “terme Aurora”thermal spa at Benetutti. Stop for lunch to savour authentic local gastronomic products. After lunch we proceed to Benetutti village to look at the beautiful fourteenth century parish church of S. Elena where a precious alterpiece by the Maestrof Ozieri is preserved. The itinerary takes us on to Nule, a picturesque village known for the production of carpets, to visit a handicraft workshop where we will watch a vertical loom being used. We will leave Nule to go back to the SS 131 motorway.

Distance: 40 km - Height difference 670 m (max 647 m – min 183 m)