Nuoro, capital of province, full of historical and cultural interests, for this reason it was defined as the Athens of Sardinia. Located in the hinterland of Sardinia, and placed at the foot of Monte Ortobene. Nuoro welcomes tourists and offers a holiday full of stimuli. Nuoro is a friendly town, full of high quality accommodation facilities, such as hotel bookable online on Sardegna Magica.
Nuoro has an ancient origin, as evidenced by the many archaeological remains, belonging to the Punic period. In the twelfth century, the city of Nuoro became the seat of the bishop, the court and the prefecture and the city was proclaimed at the beginning of the 1800s. Nuoro has exhausted its history and its culture, building numerous museums and organizing various events to promote the area and its traditions.
Nuoro is famous for being the hometown of the Nobel Prize winner writer Grazia Deledda, who set many of her novels in the city. Nuoro honours the homage museum of Grazia Deledda, very impressive, full of objects that belonged to the writer. But Nuoro is also renowned for its many museums, such as the Museum of Folk Heritage, which houses the traditional Sardinian costumes, the Museum Man, a showcase for many painters and international artists, and the National Archaeological Museum where you can admire archaeological exhibits belonging to different historical periods. Nuoro, as the entire hinterland of Sardinia, is renowned for its delicious dishes that can be enjoyed at the many restaurants in the center, accompanied by the excellent wine, such as Vermentino di Gallura. Departing from Nuoro you can make several trips to Monte Ortobene, reaching up to the top where is located the statue of Cristo Redentore that overlooks the city from above, where you can enjoy the beautiful landscape.
The trip to Nuoro and surroundings can be booked online on Sardegna Magica.