Tempio Pausania is a small town located in the hinterland of Northern Sardinia, 70 km from Sassari. Charming and primitive, close to the most renowned tourist destinations of Sardinia, Temple has managed to preserve its traditions, becoming a peaceful resort, suitable for all tourists who want to know the hidden side of Sardinia.
The territory of the Temple, since the Middle Ages, was famous for being a place of retreat and prayers for priests and religious. In 1500, thanks to its secluded location, it became a bishop's residence, later were built monasteries and colleges. Over the years, Temple was able to exploit the fertility of the land, becoming famous for the production of cork, the extraction of granite, of purest water for the production of fine wines (Vermentino di Gallura D.O.C. and Moscato di Tempio D.O.C).
Tempio Pausania is an ancient and precious jewel, his identity is kept in the granite houses of the old town, similar to those of the Southern Corsica. In the town there are numerous monuments, including the Cathedral and the Oratory of the Rosary,you have to come inside to admire the precious altar in carved wood. The tempiese culture is collected in the two museums: the Museum of History of Cork and Templense Museum, dedicated to sacral art. If you like excursions in the mountains, you can spend pleasant hours in the paths of Mount Limbara, which is 1 km from the village, accompanied by experienced guides who know the most fascinating places and wildlife.Finally, the most popular destination among tourists are the Hot Springs of Temple, a dreamlike place where gushes a pure mineral water with healing properties. Inside the establishment where is the Hot Spring Temple is a health club with gym, Turkish baths, sauna.
Temple is an oasis of peace that waits to be discovered: book your trip online on Sardegna Magica!