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Euro Hotel Via Trieste 62, 08100 Nuoro (NU) Tel +39 078434071 - Fax +39 078433643 Email : eurohotel.nu@gmail.com

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How to get

By plane

The nearest airport is Olbia - Costasmeralda, but it is also possible to arrive from the airport of Cagliari and Alghero. Buses connect the city with the main airports.

By Train

The rail system is limited, but connects Nuoro to Macomer, Cagliari and Sassari.

By Car

The Highway “131”, the road “129” and the Highway “131 bis” connects Nuoro to Alghero, Porto Torres, Cagliari, Olbia and Oristano.

By ship

The nearest port is Olbia, situated at about 100 km from Nuoro.


Principal connections and distances:

“Alghero-Fertilia” Airport: 135 Km
“Olbia-Costa Smeralda” Airport: 100 Km
“Porto Torres”: 135 km
Railway Station: 500 mt.
Bus stops: 1 Km

You can request further information, including the timetable of the bus transfer “Olbia-Nuoro-Olbia” or “Cagliari-Nuoro-Cagliari”, at: info@eurohotelnuoro.it .
You can also book our private transfer service to and from the hotel.

 

Nuoro

It is the capital of the Province of Nuoro and it is known as the 'Atene Sarda' (Sardinian Athens) for its prestigious cultural past.
The town feature modern characteristics along with the traces of ancient origins, found in San Pietro and Seuna, the town's oldest quarters.

Nuoro hosts some of the most importans museums in Sardinia. The National Archaelogical Museum houses archaelogical finds coming from Nuoro and Ogliastra provinces related to a period from Upper Palaeolithic to the late Middle Ages. The Sardinian Museum of Etnography exhibits rich collections of artistic and daily use objects belonging to the Sardinian tradition.

The church of Signora delle Grazie and the rural churches of Valverde and Solitudine are of architectonic and artistic interest. The church of Solitude houses the remains of Grazia Deledda.
Nuoro gave birth to several renowned artists, including writers, poets and painters. It is the hometown of Grazia Deledda, the writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926. Her house has been transformed into a museum.

Nuoro was the birthplace of Sebastiano Satta, a great poet, and of Francesco Ciusa, a famous sculptor whose masterpiece  is the statue called 'La madre dell'ucciso' (Mother of a murdered man).
Piazza Sebastiano Satta, a mall square in San Pietro quarter, is another place to visit.
Costantino Nivola, a local sculptor, placed in thi square several granite rocks with a series of small bronze sculptures portraying various aspects of Satta's personality
Other affirmed painters born in Nuoro Antonio Ballero, Giovanni Ciusa Romagna and  Giovanni Nonnis.
Carnival celebrations attract thousands of tourists, who come to admire the typical masks from the nearby villages such as he Mamuthones and Issohadores from Mamoiada, and the Boes and Merdules from Ottana.

The main Festival is the 'Sagra del Redentore' which takes place in Nuoro on the 29th of August.
The religious festivity is the most important and beloved by the people from Nuoro. However, the  lay festivity attracts the greatest number of tourists thanks to the colourful procession of the characteristic Sardinian costumes through the streets of the town. The parade ends with the Folklore Festival among typical songs and dances.

During the event' Autunno in Barbagia', the communities of twenty-seven villages open their ancient courtyards to visitors, showing them their culture and ancient traditions.