A breathtaking sight over the whole Lion Gulf from Nebida's Belvedere walkway.
Like stones thrown into the sea, the small islands of S'Agusteri, Il Morto and the gorgeous Pan di Zucchero, a white limestone block measuring 133 meters in height.
In 19th century this path was a railway for mineral transportation. Whole Sardinia itself, but particularily this south-west area, has been a mineral district of huge importance and activity (coal, silver, lead, zinc, iron). The land is disseminated of 19th century abandoned mines and laveries, that undoubtedly deserve a large and deep photographic documentation.
Nebida is a former mining town, located in Sulcis-Iglesiente.
The Masua zinc-lead mine (1863-1991) at the SW coast of Sardinia with in the distance in the sea the ...
Like Nebida is a former mining town, now tourist area.
In valleys near the San Giovanni mine, one still finds remains of a former rail road, such as this wa...
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). The area of Sardinia is 24,090 square kilometres (9,301 sq mi). The island is surrounded (clockwise from north) by the French island of Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Tunisia and the Balearic Islands. Sardinia is a constitutional part of Italy, with a special statute of regional autonomy under the Italian Constitution.