Archaeological Tour with Tuk Tuk

Do you want to discover the history of Sardinia in a fun and alternative way with a qualified guide at your disposal? Then don’t miss this guided tour aboard a Tuk Tuk. Trust the experience of our guides who will organize the archaeological tour down to the smallest detail. You will have the opportunity to relive 4000 years of Sardinian history, visiting: the imposing Basilica of S.Simplicio, the historic center of Olbia, the precious Roman Aqueduct, the Roman Cistern, the mysterious Sacred Well, the imposing Castle of Pedres and the suggestive Tombs of the Giants. What are you waiting for? Explore the history of the Island while you relax and have fun!
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Olbia, Italy
* Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours




Do you want to discover the history of Sardinia in a fun and alternative way with a qualified guide at your disposal? Then don’t miss this guided tour aboard a Tuk Tuk. Trust the experience of our guides who will organize the archaeological tour down to the smallest detail. You will have the opportunity to relive 4000 years of Sardinian history, visiting: the imposing Basilica of S.Simplicio, the historic center of Olbia, the precious Roman Aqueduct, the Roman Cistern, the mysterious Sacred Well, the imposing Castle of Pedres and the suggestive Tombs of the Giants. What are you waiting for? Explore the history of the Island while you relax and have fun!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, Piazza San Simplicio 1, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

The basilica of San Simplicio, in Olbia, is the most important and ancient religious monument of north-eastern Sardinia and a testimony of the spread of Christianity on the island. Cathedral until 1839, parish church since 1955, it was given the title of minor basilica, in 1993, by Pope John Paul II.

It is dedicated to San Simplicio, the proto-bishop of the city and martyr under the emperor Diocletian.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pozzo Sacro Sa Testa, Localita Sa Testa, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

One of the most characteristic monuments of the Nuragic civilization in Gallura, in the north-eastern part of Sardinia: a sacred well where the rituals of the cult of water were held

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Acquedotto Romano, Via dei Lidi, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

The Olbia aqueduct was built by the Romans between the I and II centuries. d. C., to collect water coming from the springs of Mount Cabu Abas.

Next to the aqueduct a large settling tank was built, dug completely into the stone and provided with six holes for ventilation. On the sides of the cistern there are two other smaller tanks and a water inlet and outlet. On the arches you can still see the water transport channels.

It is the best preserved Roman archaeological site in Sardinia.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tomba dei Giganti Su Monte ‘e S’Abe, Via Caterina Longa, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

Near Olbia and the north-eastern coast of Sardinia, a prehistoric monument stands out over 4 thousand years ago, evoking the head of a bull, a nuragic divinity

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Castello di Pedres, Strada Panoramica Olbia km 3,3, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

The Castle stands on a rock of 89 meters and characterizes the whole southern part of the Olbiano basin.

Its origin dates back to between 1296 and 1322, during the period of Pisano-Aragonese domination during the rise of the Visconti family.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Necropoli di San Simplicio, Via Gabriele d’Annunzio Piazza San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

Necropolis located under the Basilica of San Simplicio

Pass By: Museo Archeologico, Via Macerata Isolotto di Peddone, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

Archaeological Museum

Pass By: Corso Umberto, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

The main street of the historic city center

Pass By: Parco Fausto Noce, Via Luigi Galvani, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia Italy

Fausto Noce park is the green lung of the city. With eighteen hectares of greenery, in 2005 it was nominated as the second best green project in Italy.