Canuseddu

circular footpath

  • Starting point: Bassa Torra
  • Time: 2 1/2 hours

Start from Bassa Torra, at the sign at the entrance to the site follow the direction for Conca on the left, follow the coastal footpath to the plain of Canuseddu, go past the plain until the dry-stone wall. Do not cross the wall and go along the footpath that partially follows the wall towards the Canuseddu circular footpath to head upstream.
Go past the little dam, follow the stream and leave the bottom of the valley heading up on the left through low scrub. Leave Manna Mulina circular footpath to the right and follow the partially shaded winding footpath that goes up the valley. Go past ancient terraces on the ridge to discover a unique view of Campomoro harbour.
Further on, the footpath passes through a stone wall and reaches the I Pozzi threshing floor, where the tower is within sight. Go around the threshing floor and take the return path for Campomoro following the gradient.
Return to Bassa Torra, when leaving the clearing, pass in front of the site sign to follow the footpath.

Practical information

Arriving by the D 121, you can park at Campomoro harbour. Access beyond this point is for residents only. Once you have parked, walk through the Calanova estate to reach ‘Bassa Torra’, the beginning of the footpath. Allow 20 minutes to reach Bassa Torra on foot from the centre of the village.
Variant: You can go up to Campomoro tower before returning to the coastal footpath via Cala Genovese, then add 40 minutes to include a visit of the tower.
Entrance fee to the tower enclosure: €2.50
Arrive early in the morning to find available parking in the village