The old town of Iglesias: guide to its main attractions

Iglesias is a pleasant and peaceful town, its historic center is rich in attractions related to its history. Not everyone knows that the history of Iglesias is intertwined with that of Count Ugolino della Gherardesca, a historical figure and character in Dante’s Divina Commedia. The territory was assigned to the count in the second half […]

Discover the mining sites of Iglesias and their glorious history

The territory of Iglesias is undoubtedly the protagonist of the mining revolution in Sardinia. In the past, the high presence of mining resources attracted the great Mediterranean powers, who started an intense exploitation of the metal mines in the Iglesiente area. Today, the city bears witness to a glorious mining past acknowledged worldwide. Here are […]

Iglesias in 3 days: exploring the mining town

Among the extraordinary towns of Southern Sardinia, Iglesias is definitely worth a visit. The city was once known in ancient Pisan as “Villa di Chiesa” before becoming “Iglesias” during the Spanish domination. Iglesias has just over 27,000 inhabitants and is famous for its wild coast and glorious mining past that has characterized it. The city […]