Private vacation rentals in Villaputzu The country of Villaputzu is located in the foothills of the Sarrabus, nestled on the banks of the river Flumendosa and not far from the east coast of Sardinia.
The origins of Villaputzu identify with the Phoenician-Punic settlement of Sarcapos, mentioned by Ptolemy in antiquity and just a few kilometers from the mouth of the Flumendosa. Because of frequent and destructive barbarian invasions of the VIII and IX century, the village moved in a more easily defensible internal.
Here you can see numerous colonies of water birds of community interest: Purple Heron, Purple Gallinule, Marsh Harrier, Wood Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Northern Harrier, shrike, egret and many amphibians (Discoglosso Sardinian, Sardinian tree frog and toad) and reptiles (European pond turtle, lizard country). The system stagnale Villaputzu lends itself to long walks and bird watching, in an environment still intact, where the presence of man lives in a sustainable way with an array of environmental inestimabie value. From the point of view of tourism it is also important in the beach of Porto Corallo: it is in front of the homonymous tourist resort and near the modern sea port (Porto Corallo).
The beach of Porto Corallo combines the beauty of the sea with the unique charm history. In fact, it is dominated by a watch tower of Spanish origin that makes the landscape, if possible, even more beautiful. Around Villaputzu, Mount Castle Quirra is an example of Paleolithic settlement of residential character.