All the info you need for your stay at Nannai
How to get there, when to come, what to bring, etc…
Via Monsignor Depau, 08040 Ulassai
Always park your car on Piazza Barigau (1min. walk). There is no space next to our home. Do not park on the east side of the square on Tuesdays, when the local market is on.
Sardinia has 3 airports that connect the island to the rest of the world. Cagliari , Olbia (180km) and Alghero (220km). There are plenty of cheap flights throughout the year. If you plan to visit in summer holidays, we strongly advice you to book well in advance. If you need to travel by bus from the airport to nannai, only fly on Cagliari!
To Olbia or Porto Torres from all around the Mediterranean.
From Italy (Genova, Livorno and Civitavecchia), France (Marseille, Nice, Toulon), Spain (Barcelona). If there is one tip we could give, it would be to book well in advance!
Connection to Ulassai
Cagliari – Ulassai 130km
Car: Off season car rentals can be very cheap and easy. Make sure to take the new “highway” when driving to Ulassai, since older GPS’s might take you through the mountains. Follow signs to Muravera or SS125, after roughly 100 km on the ss125 there is a signed exit to Ulassai/Jerzu .
Public transport: If you’re on a budget and want to travel by public transport, Cagliari is the best option to fly to. There’s a train every 20 minutes from Cagliari airport to Cagliari bus station, from there you can take a bus 8€ (3hrs 15mins) to Ulassai. The fastest bus (no changes) leaves at 14.00. There are other times but it will take longer and you’ll have to change.
Olbia – Ulassai 180km
Car: Follow the road that passes Siniscola and Nuoro.
Public transport: Not adviced. If you do want to take the bus from Olbia to Ulassai, you should take it to Barisardo or Tertenia, from there you will need to find a 25 min lift to Ulassai.
Alghero/Porto torres – Ulassai 220km
Car: Follow the road that passes Sassari, Macomer and Nuoro.
Public transport: Not adviced. If you do want to take the bus from Olbia to Ulassai, you should take it to Barisardo or Tertenia from there you will need to find a 25 min lift to Ulassai.
There is a fresh water tap just above the church, on the side of the lavatory building. Rubbish bins are close to the water. Ulassai has three supermarkets and a 2 butchers. There’s a pharmacy on the main street, the pizzeria “da batista” and 2 restauraunts called Ferro e Fuoco and Miele Amaro. The library offers free access to internet and computers between 11am and 1pm.
Beer and good vibes can be found in Stazione Curcuda at the entry of the village or the white wooden bar located on Piazza Barigau. That same square hosts a small fresh market every Tuesday. The ATM is at Banco di Sardegna on the main street as you exit the village towards Osini. There are emergency medical services in the village next door in Jerzu, the closest hospital is Lanusei.