The abandoned Malacalzetta village and the mines of Marganai region


A trip along the little-known mining villages of Marganai subregion between caves, majestic waterfalls, long crossings of forests and countless curves.

You can visit

  • The Malacalzetta mine, where there are still the railway ant the remains of the mining village
  • The Baueddu washery, and the Genna Carru laundry, whose facilities are still intact
  • The open-cast mine of Arenas
  • The natural monument of the Cambrian, and the Pubusinu source, one of the largest in Sardinia, in the Gutturu-Pala forest
  • The Piscina Irgas and Muru Mannu waterfalls, among the largest in Sardinia, featuring a jump of respectively 45 and 70 meters
  • The San Giovanni cave, recognized as natural monument
  • The Sa Domu ‘e S’Orcu nuraghe, and the high cliffs of Domusnovas
  • The nuragic center of Matzanni, featuring three sacred wells and a Punic temple

You can taste

  • The zappueddus, strips pasta topped with sauce
  • The Ravioli with cheeese
  • The goat stews and the roast goat
  • The Iglesiente region typical dishes

Map


Weather

May 21, 2019 - Tue
San Benedetto, Italia
clear sky
16°C clear sky
Wind 4 m/s, N
Humidity 67%
Pressure 763.57 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
tue may 21
sky is clear
16/14°C 1 m/s, N 87% 762.92 mmHg
wed may 22
sky is clear
21/12°C 4 m/s, NW 42% 763.55 mmHg
thu may 23
sky is clear
21/12°C 4 m/s, WNW 48% 764.04 mmHg
fri may 24
scattered clouds
24/14°C 4 m/s, NW 39% 761.16 mmHg
sat may 25
overcast clouds
22/14°C 6 m/s, ESE 51% 759.11 mmHg

Elevation Profile

The path has a vertical drop of 770 m. 53% of the route is uphill, the remaining 47% downhill.

Il villaggio abbandonato di Malacalzetta e le miniere del Marganai

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