Walking Tour of Cagliari and the Giants of Mont’e Prama

Walking Tour of Cagliari and the Giants of Mont’e Prama

3 h
min 30
Walking Tours
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible

Cagliari by feet: tour of Castello district and Giants of Mont'e Prama

 Learn about Sardinia’s biggest city’s history on the walking tour of Cagliari. The city dates all the way back to the 13th century, and your knowledgeable guide will tell you everything you need to know about the city and more!

Guided tour in Cagliari: Castello district and Giants of Mont'e Prama highlights: 

  • Take a walking tour of Cagliari’s historic Castello District
  • Learn about Sardinia’s social and cultural hub from the 13th century to the present
  • Enjoy incredible panoramic views of the city and Mediterranean Sea
  • Delve deep into the city’s history at the archaeological museum
  • Admire the ancient Giants of Mont’e Prama statues with an expert guide

Guided tour in Cagliari: Castello district and Giants of Mont'e Prama

Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll learn everything there is to know about the Sardinian capital on this walking tour of Cagliari, including the most unusual curiosities and oddities. It’s not all history though – you’ll also be able to enjoy panoramic views of the sea!

Discover the historic centre of Cagliari – the Castello District

If you want to find out about history, culture, politics, religion, and the military, then there’s no better walking tour of Cagliari than this one! It’s full of old-world charm, and the medieval walls and towers make you think you could be in another age! You’ll also have the opportunity to discover wide-open piazzas, beautiful churches, and plenty of spots where you can stop off for a cappuccino (provided it’s before 11 am)! And, of course, there’s the medieval Rocca di Castro, the fortress from which the Castello District takes its name!

Don’t forget your camera as you stroll through Cagliari

It’s not only the amazing Romanesque architecture and medieval towers you’ll want to be snapping pictures of. On your walking tour of Cagliari and the Castello District, your knowledgeable guide will stop off at some of the best viewpoints across town. You’re bound to be bowled over by the beauty of the blue Mediterranean from there!

Get to know the mysterious Giants of Mont’e Prama

Your walking tour of Cagliari is rounded off with a real treat. At the city’s archaeological museum, you’ll get to see and learn all about the most ancient huge statues in the Mediterranean – the Giants of Mont’e Prama. They were found in Cabras, in the central-western area of Sardinia in 1974. However, these statues which are around 2.5 metres high could date back as far as the 11th century BC and the Nuragic Civilisation! Seeing their remains is a really special way to round off your walking tour of Cagliari!

Other tour in Cagliari

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