This little settlement on the south bank of the river Tirso is spotted with houses in grey and pink trachyte. Since Roman times its main attraction has been a sulphurous hot water spring which earned the village the name of Aquae Ypsitanae, then changed to Forum Traiani under Emperor Trajan’s reign. It remains the most popular spring in Sardinia and is rich in historical artefacts.
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Forum Traiani Roman Baths Archaeological Area (Area archeologica Terme Romane di Forum Traiani)
The ruins of the baths built around a hot spring (54 °C), reveal two distinct construction phases. The large pool (natatio) and portico belong to the first and …
Approaching from Oristano, you will spot the church standing on a hill on the right side of the road. According to tradition, the church was built over the …