The province of Nuoro, commonly considered capital of the Barbagia, occupies the central part of the Sardinia, of the eastern and west coast: the territory mainly hill and montainous, is what has better preserved the natural environment, rich of forests, stains mediterraneas, harsh and savages landscapes and coasts little crowded. More of the half of the territory is occupeded from pastures, about a fourth one from forest, the remainder from sowed and wooden cultivations. To visit the Chiesa of the Maddalena of slow gothic style in the fraction of Lollove and the Cattedrale of Santa Maria of the Neve. Nuoro is for tradiction the spiritual and cultural homeland of sardi to remember: Grazia Deledda, sebastiano Satta, Antonio Ballero, Francesco Ciusa, Salvatore Satta. The parties and the festivals nuoresi are: La Sagra del Redentore the last sunday of August, the party of Nostra Signora delle Grazie to November, the festival of San Francesco of Lula to October, the party of Santo Antonio Abate to January and the Sagra of Carnevale. The typical speciality nuoresi are at base of meat, but enjoy excellent flat firsts of fresh pasta, cheeses, sweets and red wines the "Cannonau" and strong, fragrant liquor like "Mirto" and the "Filu 'e Ferru".