As told by local people, climbing is the best way to cherish Sardinia’s lovely coastlines. Furthermore, trekking the island's west that is secured in wild appears like an extreme alternative. Here you will see the Mediterranean waters dash against the stones in Gennargentu or in the Golfo di Orosei National park.
Here is our pick of the 3 best treks in Sardinia!
Gola Su Gorropu
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Popularly called as "Europe's Grand Canyon", the Gola Su Gorropu is a restricted and scintillating gorge, best came to from the Genna 'e Silana on course SS125 .
The 10.5 km trail strings past starkly weathered limestone slopes, rock summits and feigns dotted with sinkholes. Twisted holm oaks gives cool resort on hot days; however the scene is unrefined and uncompromising. As you plunge, the views spread out out to reveal the path to the chasm.
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Conceivable even with kids close by, this delicate, two hour, 7.5 km round-trip trek takes you to the impeccable gulfs of Cala Goloritze, settled in the southern end of the Golfo di Orosei. The trailhead is the intriguing Golgo level, where wild goats, pigs and asses meander.
As you approach the gulf, you will get enthralling vistas of the shining sea and of limestone feigns set with sinkholes. Steps lead down to Cala Goloritze, a flawless half-moon inlet with ice white stones whipped by a sea that encounters every single conceivable shade and tones of blue, from ocean green to cobalt. Interesting limestones take off a long way from the cliffs, including Monte Caroddi or Aguglia, a 148m-high finger of rock that is a reference point to climbers.
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This half-day, 10.5 km ascension takes you through a quiet karst wild to the mysterious Bronze Age settlement of Tiscali, reached by foot. Beginning at the Sa Barva Bridge, the views are enormous, with dividers of limestone rising like an iron wrap over the Flumineddu River. The stone touched trail makes a tireless move before experiencing shady holm-oak and turpentine woods, spotted with pink cyclamens in spring. Reptiles and the falcons are most likely going to accompany you.
A short last climb conveys you to the grandness of the archeological site of Tiscali, where skeletal remains bunch in the anguish of a limestone natural hollow. Picture the verdant Lainattu Valley underneath and appreciate the odd sentiment serenity.
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