We’ll visit the Antas Temple. The Romans built this imposing temple in an area which was already sacred in the Nuragic, Phoenician and Punic period and many elements that recall previous cultures are still visible. There is an inscription on the architrave which is dedicated to Sardus Pater Babai, the Sardinian people's eponymous god. Carthaginians identified him with their god Sid whose characteristics were later transferred by the Romans to their Emperor.After an easy walking on an ancient Roman road, we’ll have lunch under the tree with typical Sardinian food. We’ll visit Su Mannau cave: it is a large karst complex located under the calcareous territory which stretches from Su Mannau-Terra Nieddas to Antas Oghittu. The cave is made of two main branches, generated by two small subterranean watercourses: the left one by the Placido (calm) river and the right one by the Rapido (fast) river. The internal chambers, already very renowned, are rich in drystones, and imposing concretionary phenomena, such as the aragonite and the calcite crystallizations.
After visiting the amazing cave, we’ll drive to the coastal road from Buggerru to Nebida, where we’ll enjoy one of Sardinia’s most breathtaking panoramas: Pan di Zucchero, a 134-meter high limestone stack raising in the middle of a wonderful bay.
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