Weekend Iglesiente Mines & Beach Tour - 2 Days

The Iglesiente mines are located in breathtaking landscapes, in front of the beautiful sardinian sea, not far from spectacular beaches.

The Weekend Iglesiente Mines & Beach Tour includes two days to discover these impressive buildings on the sea with the Tourist Guide Tiziana Dedola and a stay in a B&B with a special view, on the coast of Pan di Zucchero, the Pedra Rubia B&B, in Nebida, South West Sardinia.

The two days of guided tours will allow you to go deeper in the mining history and essence of this small part of Sardinia and visit spectacular places, marked by contrasting colors, typical plant species and ancient natural environments rich in beauty.

Note: tour suitable for families with children or people with walking problems.

Overview

The Weekend Mines & Beach Tour includes two days to discover unique locations, stories and nature with the Tourist Guide Tiziana Dedola and a stay in a B&B with a special view, on the coast of Pan di Zucchero, the Pedra Rubia B&B, in Nebida, South West Sardinia.

Note: tour suitable for families with children or people with walking problems.

Highlights:

  • Fontanamare Beach and mines
  • Belvedere of Nebida
  • Laveria La Marmora, the “colosseum of mining art”
  • Masua Beach and ancient mining buildings
  • Porto Flavia mining site
  • Historic places in the town of Buggerru
  • Cala Domestica beach, Spanish tower, old tonnara remains

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival and Check in

Arrival at the B&B Pedra Rubia and welcome by Tiziana, Tourist Guide and owner of the B&B Pedra Rubia. Overnight at the B&B (Dinner not included).

Day 2
Mines & Beach tour

Breakfast in the B&B. One day visit to the mines on the sea. The visit takes place on foot with short trips by car. You start from the beach of Fontanamare (5 km far from the B&B) and from the mine of the same name, then visit the Belvedere of Nebida, and go down to visit Laveria La Marmora. We take the car back to head towards the Masua mine (which will be seen from above) and arrive at the Masua beach. Packed lunch (not included) here or in the kiosks on the beach. Visit to the remains of the Masua mining pier and visit to the site of Porto Flavia, the famous port suspended over the sea (ticket not included). Return to the B&B and second night in the B&B (Dinner not included).

Day 3
Village & Beach Tour (half day tour)

Breakfast in the B&B Pedra Rubia and Check-out. Half day guided tour. Visit to the mining village of Buggerru (17 km from the B&B), to the Porto and the historic buildings of its mining past. Visit to the beach of Cala Domestica, to the ruins of the tonnara, then a mining warehouse, to the remains of the first electric railway in Sardinia and walk to the Spanish Tower from which you can enjoy a unique view of the beach. Packed lunch (not included).
Alternatively, based on any logistical needs, the half-day visit will take place in the city of Iglesias or Carbonia.

Cost: 125€ per person

Cost Includes:

  • Professional tour guide
  • Complete and customizable itinerary
  • External visit to the main attractions
  • 2 nights in a double/twin room at the B&B Pedra Rubia
  • 2 breakfasts

Cost excludes:

  • Food and drinks where not specified
  • Transportation or Shuttle from the hotel (cost to be agreed)
  • Transportation during guided tours
  • Ticket to visit Porto Flavia (10 euros)

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Weekend Iglesiente Mines & Beach Tour

Trip Facts

  • 125€
  • 11-13 June 2021
  • max 6 people
  • Bed & Breakfast (included)
  • Easy
  • Nature & History
  • english, italian