Tiscali is the name of a nuragic
village built on top of Mount Tiscali
, near Nuoro
. After a two-hour trek you find this ancient hidden village, probably built in Roman
times by Sardinians
, made up of some 40 stoney houses, partly damaged by long centuries of use (the site was probably inhabited until the Middle Ages
and occasionally searched for centuries by treasure hunters
The trek in itself is very nice, because you travel through a beautiful landscape and then you have to walk through a narrow passage that's the only access point in order to reach the village (an that's probably why they decided to build the village in a natural fortress like that).
Tiscali has been a symbol of ancient Sardinia, and that's probably why the Cagliari-based and largest european ISP and telephone company Tiscali bears the same name.