Hiking along the Masua coast
The hike starts in the mining village of Nebida and leads along hiking trails and mule tracks to the Porto Flavia mining site (see Holiday ideas). Walking along the beautiful coast characterised by the presence of 5 limestone stacks, you can admire the marvelous stack called Pan Di Zucchero (Sugar Loaf). The first stop of the hike is the majestic structure of the Laveria Lamarmora, built in 1897 for the enrichment of the minerals extracted from the nearby mine. Leaving the Laveria, after passing the coves of Portu Banda, Portu Ferru and Porto Corallo, you arrive at the beach of Masua. The hike ends at the Porto Flavia mining site.
Duration: 5 hours in total (including a one hour visit to the mine of Porto Flavia)
Length: 8 km
What to bring: hiking shoes, backpack with 2 litres of water and a snack
Suitable for: people in good physical condition and children