The Nuraghe Arrubiu is one of the largest nuraghes in Sardinia. It is located in Orroli, in the province of South Sardinia. Its name means "red Nuraghe" in the Sardinian language, which derives from the basalt stones it had been built with.Use our Orroli trip site to add Nuraghe Arrubiu and other attractions to your Orroli vacation plans.
The structure was built during the fifteenth century BC; the main tower originally reached a height of between 25 and 30 metres, making it one of the tallest structures in Bronze Age Europe. The main structure, which is made up of five towers, is protected by two secondary walls, making a total of 21 towers. The area covered by the complex is ca. 3000 square metres.
The Nuraghe was also provided with a complex drainage system that provided the cistern with water
Nuraghe Arrubiu reviews
Definitely a magic place! A prehistoric fascinating village emerging from the earth, unique in the world. Guides will take you through the ruins of a prehistoric "castle" and village and tell you the.... more »
We were surprised at the hospitality of this site. Our guide was lovely and accommodating as we had our son with us. The nuraghe was breathtaking and in great condition to visit. It’s located in... more »
One of the best nuraghic sites in Sardinia in my opinion. The complex is big and excellently preserved. You can visit the towers and all surroundings and there are less people than in Barumini. The ticket building offers a lot of explanation and there are nice explanatory pictures. And the location...wow!
Really interesting to see the Nuraghe towers. Beautiful area and the info points are in English as well as Italian, so helpful for tourists! Many lizards were found which entertained my fiancee too. Looking forward to seeing more.
Build a tripTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Orroli
Trips to Nuraghe Arrubiu by other users
21 days in Sardinia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND Arzachena Dorgali Cabras 43 days in Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA Selva di Val Gardena Verona Venice 40 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Rome Assisi Florence 50 days in Sardinia & Heidelberg BY A USER FROM GERMANY Arzachena Orosei Baunei 14 days in Ulassai BY A USER FROM ITALY Grotta su Marmuri Museo d'Arte Contemporanea a cielo aperto Museo La Stazione dell'Arte (Maria Lai) 14 days in Province of Oristano, Sassari & Cagliari BY A USER FROM ITALY Cabras Sassari Laconi