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Porto Flavia

Localita Masua, Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
+39 (0)781 491300
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Iglesias
Type: Mines
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Frankfurt, Germany
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195 reviews 195 reviews
149 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

portu cauli, located in the spectacular steepcoast between monteponi and buggeru is not easy to find, because the way is not well sign posted . shortly after nebida in direction to buggeru a road leaves the mainroad seawards. the road leads through a industrial area and ends directly on the coast on a big parking place. from there is is... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had booked a guided tour for a saturday morning but when we arrived at the mine the gate was closed! No-one there! There were about twenty other people waiting to get in, all disapointed. It should be the most interesting mine to visit, right on the edge of the sea with the Pan di Zucchero rock right in front... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

location is amazing... the road you drive from Portoscuso to Masua is a breathtaking coastline, we had to stop every 5 km for taking pics as we went there in a day with no wind, and sea was so bright and blue could not stop taking pics. Porto Flavia is a place full of interests, however i wish i could... More

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Katowice, Poland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

This is an amazing place - both for its location and its history. Getting there (you need to get to the village called Masua) you will enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline and then you can learn about astonishing history of Porto Flavia as well as mining industry history on Sardinia. The visit is guided and the guide tells about... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

When you did't see it, you can't imagine the greatness of the invention almost hundred years ago. Wonderfull told by good quides.

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