San Gavino Monreale was specifically targeted on our Sardinian itinerary for its murals. It is one of the more frequently recommended mural villages on the island, for us very conveniently located just a few kilometers away from the base in Sardara. Unlike in Tinnura, where all major decorations are clustered in what is considered to be the village center, in San Gavino the murals are spread around town. There are a few key spots, but you have to walk around in order to see them.
Also unlike in Tinnura, most impressive murals in San Gavino tend to be of the modern eclectic kind.
There is a spot explicitly called Piazza della Musica, where celebrations of famous artists cover all of the surrounding walls.
Some art pieces are simpler in execution even when still conveying uncommon depth.
As you stroll around the village, you are bound to come across tranquil and picturesque corners.
Of course, we stepped into a couple of churches on the way, the 15th-century Santa Chiara…
… and very much 21st-century Santa Teresa di Lisieux.
Definitely among the more impressive destinations on our tour of Sardinia.