SAINT SEBASTIAN CHURCH  

Saint Sebastian church is a real anti-Romanesque masterpiece with 3 naves. According to the experts of the history of Arts the church dates back to the period between the 9th and the 11th century. Originally the church was entirely covered by fresco paintings. Nowadays the ocher-color paintings are still visible in the 3 altar niches in the central nave. They are the Byzantine heritage like for example the Tree of life or he monogram of Costantino.

NURAGHE S’ORKU ‘E TUERI

The majestic and solitary nuraghe S’Orku ‘e Tueri was built on a rocky hill. It dominates the valley of Tremini. It’s a complex nuraghe with a frontal addition – there is a high tower (mastio) and 2 lower towers (only some traces are visible) placed in a longitudinal position compared to the high tower. At the feet of nuraghe there is a particular grotto, so called ossuary grotto where about 30 well preserved skeletons have been found. According to the archeologists the skeletons date back to the Nuragic era.

THE BRUNCU SANTORU NATURAL PARK

The Bruncu Santoru natural park is all to be discovered: solid deposits of porphyry, high-stem plants or spectacular porphyritic slopes of Perdosu are to be visited in all their length. 

PRO LOCO

Pro Loco Foghesu non-profit association has been founded by the volunteers in 1985 with the purpose of promoting culture and tourism.

CASCATE DI LUESU

Beneath a virgin forest of holm oaks and hop hornbeams il is possible to discover the majestic and fascinating falls of “Luesu”. The highest fall forms a natural pool surrounded by oleanders and ferns.

 

DICALASI “IS BRECCAS” DI TAPPARAS

The singular diaclases of Is Tapparas, are of the splits of the ground (breccas in Sardinian), about 280 meters long to go along the entire length, between steep descents and as many ascents, and where the temperature remains constant around 12 ° -14 ° C , almost a cave, but open to the sky.

 

The Tueri Cave

is a funerary cave in which in the ’60s were found the remains of about 50 skeletons that laboratory tests have dated back to the Nuragic era. The examination of the skulls allowed to establish the presence of 28 male and 17 female individuals while the remaining skulls are undetermined. Almost certainly it is the burial place of the small community that lived in the village located around the homonymous nuraghe.