We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Review Highlights
Interesting park with good signage

We bought the combined ticket and spent about 90 minutes walking the park. We learned that the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Alpharetta, Georgia

Well worth a visit, such a comprehensive site and beautiful location which gives a real sense of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 596 reviews
All photos (636)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Located on the northern promontory of the Gulf of Oristano are the ruins of Tharros, a Phoenician-Roman port city that was abandoned in the year 1000 AD.
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
09072, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0783 370019
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Sardinia
from US$ 39.10
More Info
from US$ 57.50
More Info
from US$ 46.00
More Info
Reviews (596)
Filter reviews
80 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews worth a visit century bc archaeological site ancient city guided tour car park watch tower great site roman times beautiful sea information boards interesting ruins fascinating place entry fee combined ticket great place to visit phoenician
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 80 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

There are two elements to this attraction. The obvious being the reconstructed columns & surrounding ruins, & rebuilt tower up on a hill. Granted the entry fee is only €5, which is nothing by UK standards, but after taking a glance from the ticket office...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stumpymonkey
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We bought the combined ticket and spent about 90 minutes walking the park. We learned that the Phoenicians established a city here at the end of the 8th century BC, or possibly in the early 7th century BC, but the area was already populated during...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, such a comprehensive site and beautiful location which gives a real sense of scale of the settlement in Roman times. The Spanish tower is worth going up for a good view of the ruins and surrounding coastline - though the man...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Toxtethtiger
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Tharros is one of the best archaeological sites in Sardinia according to the guidebook we were using and we weren't disappointed. It's quite a large site which you can't see until you have walked up the hill to the ticket office. We purchased tickets to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jgalwaysonholiday
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is really many different settlements and temples in one place, separated by quite a walk. It is best seen on a cool day, when it is not too hot. The sites are on a peninsula which has some rocky promontories, and you need a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Cromagnon53
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I am fond of historical sites. First I took a look in the museum in Cabras and later on went to Thallos so see the site. Besides this site I walked to the end of road which was a beautiful small walk (0,5 hr each...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank schmidt2011
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We went at sunset when it was closed. Swam in the sea and walked up to the tower. 5 minutes later we were running for the car, flapping our arms like windmills. Had more bites than skin left and itched for over 48 hours after...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank amaistrello
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Quite elaborate site, but as the remains are limited you need imagination to picture it. However, there are two thermae buildings, and the remains of the Main Street. Site has been used for a very long period by multiple civilisations. Location is splendid. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Reisaapie
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The ruins are situated on the very scenic Sinis Peninsula. Ticket price can include a visit to the museum in Oristano (recommended). This is a site that benefits from a guided tour. The signs and brochure help but are inadequate to truly tell the story...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank BagaMehr
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The Tharros archeological site doesn’t have the same dramatic impact as Pompey (probably no other site ever will), but nonetheless it was a worthwhile visit. I meandered for an hour at the site, then 1/2 hour to the lookout at the top of the hill...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wildtramper
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 834 nearby hotels
Hotel Sa Pedrera
167 reviews
1.50 km away
Hotel Gran Torre
193 reviews
8.68 km away
90 reviews
8.81 km away
Aquae Sinis Albergo Diffuso
267 reviews
9.81 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 7,563 nearby restaurants
Ristorante bar da Marina
208 reviews
.66 km away
Bar Focacceria Casas
67 reviews
1.40 km away
Vento Maestro Lido - Bar - Trattoria
10 reviews
1.13 km away
Genti Arrubia
136 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,241 nearby attractions
Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre
400 reviews
.15 km away
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis
298 reviews
1.01 km away
Capo San Marco
36 reviews
1.38 km away
Torre di San Giovanni di Sinis
27 reviews
1.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tharros staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines