Sardinia: mountains-to-sea trek
Join us on an exciting self-guided walking journey through Italy’s wildest island – Sardinia. Wander upon the 800 meter-high white cliffs overhanging the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea. Explore the jagged ridges of the Supramonte Mountains and follow the narrow trails through the magnificent Gola di Gorropu gorge. Discover hidden villages, ancient megalithic monuments and breathtaking views over the coastline. It’s important to note that the limestone terrain is difficult and the tour is recommended for hikers with some experience.
Duration8/5 Days I Tour Difficulty: 3 (of 5)
What is included7 night accommodation in 3* hotels and country inns on half board basis (breakfast and dinner included; drinks excluded) except in Cala Gonone, where dinner is not included; Day 1: People and luggage transfer Oliena square-Monte Maccione; Day 3: Luggage transfer and pick-up people at Su Gologone at 16.30 to Sant'Elene; Day 4: People transfer to Ponte Flumineddu (morning) and from Ponte Flumineddu (afternoon); Day 5: People transfer to Ponte Flumineddu (morning) and from Ponte Flumineddu (afternoon); Day 6: People transfer Hotel Sant'Elene-Old Tunnel and luggage to Cala Gonone; Emergency hotline; Detailed maps and road book in English.
What is not includedFlights and public transportation; Travel insurance; Admissions and entrance fees of any kind; Tips and gratuities; Personal expenses such as lunches, drinks, phone calls, extra transfers etc.; Any items that have not been specifically mentioned in this program. Possible CITY TAX to be paid in cash on the spot (it varies depending on the city and on the hotel’s category)
Best periodApril, May, June, July, September, October
Day 1. Arrival at Oliena
Day 2. Monte Corrasi circular walk (11km, 5hrs, +825m/-815m)
Day 3. Walk to Su Gologone via Pedra Mugrones and Punta Cusidore (14-16km, 5-7hrs, +395m/-990m)
Day 4. From Rio Flumineddu to Tiscali via ovili huts and return via Scala de Surtana (11km, 5hrs, +700m/+700m)
Day 5. Gola di Gorropu walk or alternative route to Silana (11-15km, 3,30-5 hrs, +320m to +341m/-177m to -689m)
Day 6. From Dorgali to Cala Gonone via Punta Bardia and Monte Irveri (11km, 4-5hrs, +486m/-958m)
Day 7. Walk to Cala Luna beach and back to Cala Gonone by boat (9-16km, 4-6hrs, +405m to +569m/-402m to -946m)
Day 8. Departure day