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  2. Sardinia
  3. Cagliari
  4. Santa Cristina Archaeological Museum

Cagliari: Santa Cristina's Well Temple Archeological Site

Product ID: 103424
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Make the most of your stop in Cagliari and disembark your cruise ship for an exciting 6-hour shore tour excursion. Travel to the past and discover the Nuragic civilization and their temple.
About this activity
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, Portuguese
Booklets
Spanish, German
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the monuments of the Nuragic civilization
  • Travel through the island of Sardinia and learn about its history
  • Visit the well temple of Santa Cristina and an old village and church from the Middle Ages
Full description
This combination tour will take you into the heart of Sardinia, into a little town called Paulilatino. On the tour, learn about Sardinian history, the Nuragic civilization and their monuments. Discover the Nuragic village walking through Nuraghe, the temple and cemetery. The well temple of Santa Cristina (12th-century BC) is one of the finest examples of the elaborate religious architecture of the Nuragic era.

The nuraghe structure consists of an entranceway (dromos) with steps leading to an underground, circular domed chamber (tholos), all surrounded by an enclosing wall (temenos). The walls of the stairway and underground chamber are made from finely cut ashlar blocks of alkali basalt rock. Santa Cristina can without a doubt be considered the most representative structure of the Sardinian well temples. In the area surrounding the temple, you'll find the remains of a village, at the front of which stands a 'meeting hut' with a circular stone seat.

Visit an old village and church from the Middle Ages. Your local guide will be keen to make the tour as personal as possible. He will assist you with his expertise and recall interesting anecdotes for you before bringing you back to your cruise ship.
Includes
  • Private tour with flexible schedule to fit to your cruise arrival time
  • Port pick-up
  • Admissions
  • Wi-Fi bus
  • Portuguese, English, Italian or French guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Tax
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and other guides
  • Tips (optional)

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Meeting point

Cruise Passenger Terminal. As the cruise ships at the Port of Cagliari have different times of arrival, the departure of the tour will be arranged by request.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
Due to availability, please be aware that for groups of more than 8 participants, the vehicles used on the tour may be different from those in the description.

From US$ 334.66 per person

Organized by

Bitan Daily Tours

Product ID: 103424