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Oliena

Overview

The village of Oliena is guarded and protected by a 'limestone giant': it is Mount Corrasi, the highest peak of the Supramonte complex, an immense limestone boulder covered with forest and Mediterranean scrub.

Surrounded by the remains of the Nuragic period, such as domus de janas and menhirs, the village has a complex and fascinating history of flavours and traditions: the eyes are enchanted by the traditional embroidery on silk shawls and the precious filigree jewellery made by hand, and the palate is seduced by the excellent Cannonau wine that has always been produced here and was even praised by the poet D'Annunzio.

Oliena, however, is above all a village that knows how to welcome: in fact, the now famous Cortes Apertas event was born here, where the old houses and courtyards open up for visitors, interweaving flavours of yesteryear, art, local culture and traditions.

Oliena

08025 Oliena NU, Italia

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