Devil's Saddle is a headland of limestone saddle-shaped a few steps from the Cagliari city center, owes its unique shape to an ancient legend. It said that the demons, led by Lucifer, fell in love with Cagliari and tried to take over the gulf. The angels fought against the devils to defend the territory and won the battle. Lucifer fell out from his horse and his saddle ended up on the headland giving it its characteristic shape. Thus were born the Sella del Diavolo and the Bay of Angels. Discover the magic cape, its enchanting landscapes, its natural and archaeological heritage on a guided tour of three hours and thirty.
Meet the guide at 9:30 am at the entrance to the Cagliari train station, in Piazza Matteotti and go to the bus stop, take bus N. 5/11 to reach the stop of the CTM Calamosca (5/11 terminal). Together with guide, arrive at the foot of the headland where began leisurely stroll. During the hike to the Devil's Saddle you can admire many plant species, such as the palms of San Pietro, junipers and olive trees.
Along the pathways, you can observe interesting archaeological findings, in particular the Punic and Roman cisterns and a half-ruined tower built by the Spaniards in the sixteenth century. Near the tower you can see a fort dating back to the Second World War. On the highest point of the headland discover the ruins of the ancient temple dedicated to the Phoenician Astarte, the Phoenician goddess guardian of sailors. Once on top of the Sella del Diavolo can breathe fresh Alpine air and enjoy a spectacular postcard view of the Golfo degli Angeli and keep forever in your memory.