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Porto Flavia

Localita Nuova Masua SNC, 09016 Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 491300
Review Highlights
Terrific guide, glorious view.

This tour is only in Italian, which is fine with us, but there were some visitors who were given... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Paris, France
Open in summer, weekends and weekday mornings till 12.00

Didn't manage to see this because by the time we arrived and found any way to know when this... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Brussels, Belgium
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Localita Nuova Masua SNC, 09016 Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 491300
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This tour is only in Italian, which is fine with us, but there were some visitors who were given discounts because it was obvious that they wouldn't understand a word. We ended up interpreting the whole thing into French for one couple. Our guide, Tiziana,...More

Thank j_mc431
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Didn't manage to see this because by the time we arrived and found any way to know when this attraction was open it was too late. We finally found out through a phone call to a tourist information office. Sardinian tourism should have this information...More

Thank TravelandKids2010
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We read that Porto Flavia was going to be open to visitors during our visit and made a point of going there. It's the first mine in the area that we have visited but we had heard from many of the visitors to the area...More

Thank Vivienne B
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Quite a ride to get here, approx. 15 kms from Iglesias last kilometers over sandy road. Fun way to get there. Special harbour for mining goods made hundred years ago. Nice to visit but not an actual mine. Bit overprized (10 euro for 1 hour...More

Thank emveebee
Reviewed 26 July 2015

make sure to ask Marco and Tiziana at BB Pedra Rubia how to get there. it is not always open actually. normally only on weekends, bank holidays or on demand. people are very friendly so it shouldn't be a problem

1  Thank Carlo P
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We had the luck that we got a fantastic guide just for ourselves in english, as everybody else was with the italian group. She was really nice and told us interesting stories about the place, and gave even tips about what is worth to see...More

2  Thank Csilla G
Reviewed 13 July 2014

portu cauli, located in the spectacular steepcoast between monteponi and buggeru is not easy to find, because the way is not well sign posted . shortly after nebida in direction to buggeru a road leaves the mainroad seawards. the road leads through a industrial area...More

1  Thank chocdikrab
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We had booked a guided tour for a saturday morning but when we arrived at the mine the gate was closed! No-one there! There were about twenty other people waiting to get in, all disapointed. It should be the most interesting mine to visit, right...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 June 2013

location is amazing... the road you drive from Portoscuso to Masua is a breathtaking coastline, we had to stop every 5 km for taking pics as we went there in a day with no wind, and sea was so bright and blue could not stop...More

2  Thank Rob T
Reviewed 12 September 2012

This is an amazing place - both for its location and its history. Getting there (you need to get to the village called Masua) you will enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline and then you can learn about astonishing history of Porto Flavia as well...More

5  Thank Aga223
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