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“An absolute gem”

Centropanificazione Monteleone Rocca Doria
Ranked #15 of 88 things to do in Sassari
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I cannot recommend this highly enough. My children (12 & 13) & I visited on the Tui Local Favourites tour today & were enchanted. Really interesting & very professionally run by a dedicated team including Barbara, Tomasina & Maria. Their dedication to keeping alive local traditions which date back centuries should be supported by all Sardinians, in fact I feel inspired by their example

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went on a TUI excursion and when we knew we were going to see a bread museum we were a little bewildered . But what a find its an old Sardinian tradition to make jewellery, bridal flowers anything to celebrate there is a bread ornament made. A lot of which you can not believe is bread (not the traditional eating kind of course) We also saw the children involved in making these intricate pieces and Barbara our Guide was very knowledgeable. The tour ended with a glass of the local Mirto and acquired taste and a biscuit that looked like a very large "jammy dodger" but tasted very good. The views are stunning as this village sits on the top of the mountain and the coach had to negotiate the bends as the road winds its way to the top. It overlooks the only man made lake in Sardinia and hosts free rock climbing every year for the very brave. Do not miss out on this trip

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Sometimes, life surprises you!

We went on an organized Tui bus excursion called "Local Favourites" and ended up at this charming place. Who could have known?

There is apparently a long tradition in Sardinia of baking highly decorative breads for important occasions -- weddings, religious occasions, and so on. There is now a group of enthusiastic volunteers who are both preserving and reawakening an interest in this art.

Barbara, our guide, is an English lady who has lived in Sardinia for 50 years and is very knowledgeable. She happily told us about the pieces we were seeing, the history of breadmaking, and the stories about the people from Monteleone Rocca Doria. She was a fantastic guide!

Add to all of this that the village is atop a small mountain at the top of a very step road (our bus managed fine, though) and you can add quaint streets and beautiful views to the list of reasons to take a look.

Don't miss it. Really!

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

a very great coach ride up to the top of the mountain once there you visit a bread factory like no other

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

This tiny village is perched on top of a very high hill. The road is very winding ,and at the top the views are spectacular. In the village there is a bread museum which seems to be run by a English women. She will tell you the history of bread making in this part of Sardinia, very interesting. When you visit the museum they will give you sample of the local wine and biscuits. Which you can also purchase .

Thank Monksie48
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