The Nuragic Monument Su Tempiesu
The Su Tempiesu sacred spring is located in Barbagia and is a nuragic monument of extraordinary beauty located in the surroundings of Orune, in the province of Nuoro, central Sardinia, in the locality known as sa Costa 'e Sa Binza.
Su Tempiesu is an archaeological site that can be easily reached from the village of Orune by about 4-5 km of paved road. To see the monument, which dates back to the Bronze Age, one must then walk a stretch of road.
The Botanical Path
A delightful walk in the forest where you can admire endemic and typical botanical species of the maquis such as juniper and myrtle. The plants are easily identifiable thanks to detailed signage.
The Wildlife Trail
After the visit to the sacred spring, the walk up the wildlife trail takes about 20-30 minutes. Along the way, signs illustrating and describing the animals in the forest can be admired.
Su Tempiesu opening hours
Tempiesu winter timetable
Daily from Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tempiesu summer timetable
Daily from Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Su Tempiesu ticket prices
The fees for purchasing a ticket for access to the site are:
Full price ticket Adults: € 5.00
Reduced Ticket 12-16 years (High School): € 2.00
Ticket Children 6-12 years (primary and secondary school): € 1.50
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