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Tomba dei Giganti
6.94km from Punta La Marmora
The tombs of the giants are monuments made up of collective tombs belonging to the Nuragic age and present throughout Sardinia. The name, born from the popular imagination, was assimilated by archaeologists who often prefer the name "tombs of giants". They are imposing constructions with a rectangular apse base, built with large blocks of stone planted in the ground.
Grotta Su Marmuri
22.8km from Punta La Marmora
The cave of Su Marmuri, is located in the territory of the municipality of Ulassai , in the barbaricina subregion of Ogliastra , in central-eastern Sardinia , under the characteristic heel of the town itself, it is considered among the most imposing of Europe. Peculiarities of the cave are the imposing rooms with a very high vault, the numerous calcite concretions , grandiose stalactites , stalagmites and columns.
Gola di Gorropu
26.62km from Punta La Marmora
The Gorropu gorge is a deep canyon located in Supramonte, in Sardinia, and marks the border between the municipalities of Orgosolo and Urzulei. In the local dialect, Gorropu means ravine or excavated area. The gorge originated thanks to the intense erosive action caused by the waters of the Rio Flumineddu. The Gola di Gorropu, with its over 500 m high and a width ranging from 4 meters in the narrowest points to a few dozen in others, is considered the deepest canyon in Italy and one of the deepe
29.7km from Punta La Marmora
The Supramonte is a vast limestone-dolomitic mountain complex formed by carbonate plateaus that occupies the central-eastern part of Sardinia. It covers an area of about 35,000 hectares. In prehistoric times, the Supramonte area was more densely populated than it is today, as attested by traces of at least 76 villages, 46 nuraghes, 14 dolmens, 40 Giants' graves, 17 holy wells, and 3 megalithic walls.
32.04km from Punta La Marmora
Arbatax is the only hamlet in the municipality of Tortolì , in the province of Nuoro , home to the port. Today, the economy is focused on tourism and industry. Arbatax is home to a factory dedicated to the building of oil platforms, controlled by the Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem.
Cala dei Gabbiani
33.19km from Punta La Marmora
Cala dei Gabbiani is a marvelous cove located in east Sardinia, about 18 kilometers south-east of Cala Gonone, and 12 kilometers north-east of Baunei. Gabbiani beach has a length of over 230 meters, and near the northern section it can get up to 50 meters wide. Compared to most coves on the jagged Ogliastra coast, that’s an unusually large stretch of sand.
Parco Nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu
33.19km from Punta La Marmora
The National Park of the Gulf of Orosei and Gennargentu was a national park established by a decree of the President of the Republic of 30 March 1998 and published in the Official Gazette of 14 May 1998, number 110. It was located in Sardinia, in the territories of the provinces of Nuoro and South Sardinia. It ceased to exist on April 7, 2008, with sentence number 626 issued by the Regional Administrative Court of Sardinia due to the opposition of the municipalities involved.
33.35km from Punta La Marmora
Cala Goloritzé is a beach located in the municipal area of Baunei in the southern part of the Gulf of Orosei in the province of Nuoro. The beach, one of the most evocative in Sardinia, born from a landslide in 1962, is famous for the 143 meters high pinnacle overlooking the cove, also known to rock climbers for its sport climbing routes; the best known is the Symphony of the Windmills, opened by Manolo and Alessandro Gogna in the late seventies.
33.61km from Punta La Marmora
Cala Sisine is a beach located in the territory of the municipality of Baunei , in the province of Nuoro . It is part of the coves present in the Gulf of Orosei . View of Cala Sisine The beach , about 200 m wide, represents the mouth of a small winter stream ( codula in Sardinian ) that descends from the nearby mountains of the Golgo plateau . It is made up of very white pebbles that stand out with the color of the water making it particularly clear and transparent.
35.85km from Punta La Marmora
The Arrubiu nuraghe is a Nuragic complex located in the territory of the municipality of Orroli in the province of Southern Sardinia. It owes its name to the characteristic red color due to the lichens that cover it and is the largest and most complex nuraghe in Sardinia and one of the major proto-historic monuments in all of Western Europe. It is the only premeditated nuraghe present in Sardinia, as well as one of the largest, consisting of a central tower surrounded by five other towers aroun
Sorgente Su Gologone
36.64km from Punta La Marmora
Su Gologone is the main resurgence of a vast karst system located in Sardinia, in the Supramonte di Oliena area, in the province of Nuoro. The water escapes from a crack in the limestone rock, which penetrates underground to the depth currently explored by speleologists of 135 meters. The maximum lean flow rate of the spring was measured in 1995 as 60 liters per second while the full flow rate is estimated at 8,000 liters
36.66km from Punta La Marmora
Cala Luna is a beach in the Gulf of Orosei, halfway between the towns of Dorgali and Baunei. The beach represents the mouth of a stream that marks the boundary of the municipalities of Dorgali and Baunei. The beach is characterized by the presence of some caves and inlets in the part in front of the shoreline, due to the erosion of the sea on the limestone rock. Cala Luna is famous for its beauty and particularity and has been used as a setting for the recording of some cinematographic films.
37.17km from Punta La Marmora
The Ortobene is an ancient granite hill, which rises to the east of the town of Nuoro. t is 955 meters high above sea level. On the top visible from the city, at an altitude of 925 meters, you can admire the large statue of the Redeemer, a bronze work by the sculptor Vincenzo Jerace, which was erected in 1901 on the occasion of the celebration of the jubilee. The Ortobene is the mountain of the Nuorese who visit it for picnics and walks or outdoor games.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
37.61km from Punta La Marmora
The National Archaeological Museum of Cagliari is the most important archaeological museum in Sardinia. Located since 1993 inside the museum complex of the Citadel of Museums, in the spaces designed by the architects Piero Gazzola and Libero Cecchini. In its display cases, many of the most significant finds of Sardinia are exhibited, mainly coming from the provinces of Cagliari and Oristano, although there are also precious objects found in the other provinces of the island.
Domus de janas
38.18km from Punta La Marmora
The Domus de Janas are prehistoric tombs carved into the rock typical of pre-Nuragic Sardinia. They are found both isolated and in large groups also formed by more than 40 tombs. From the recent Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age these structures characterized all areas of the island. More than 2,400 have been discovered, about one for every square kilometer, and it is speculated that many still remain to be found.
Grotta del Bue Marino
38.28km from Punta La Marmora
The Bue Marino caves are coastal caves located in the territory of the municipality of Dorgali on the eastern coast of Sardinia. They owe their name from the Sardinian name of the monk seal, a marine mammal believed to have disappeared from the area due to excessive anthropogenic pressure. More than 20 kilometers long, after a common entrance, the cave branches out into three distinct sections: the north branch, the middle branch, and the south branch.
39.19km from Punta La Marmora
Lake Omodeo is a large artificial lake that was built in Sardinia between 1919 and 1924. The lake was built through a dam on the Tirso River in the Santa Chiara d’Ula gorge. A very important lake in Sardinia it was also one of the largest of its kind in Europe for many years. it is an artificial basin where you can enjoy relaxing walks or exploring the waters in a canoe.
Su Nuraxi di Barumini
42.47km from Punta La Marmora
Su Nuraxi is a nuragic archaeological site in Barumini, Sardinia, Italy. Su Nuraxi simply means "The Nuraghe" in Campidanese, the southern variant of the Sardinian language. Su Nuraxi is a settlement consisting of a seventeenth-century BCE Nuraghe, a bastion of four corner towers plus a central one, and a village inhabited from the thirteenth to the sixth century BCE, developed around the Nuraghe.
Grotta di Ispinigoli
43.87km from Punta La Marmora
The Grotta di Ispinigoli is a karst cave in the Supramonte range, near Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy. The cave hides inside a stalagmite column about 38 meters high, which connects the vault with the floor of the cave itself. The remarkable hall has a depth of 35 meters, a diameter of c / a 80 meters. The base, where the visitable path insists, is occupied by collapsed rocks originating from normal geo-evolutionary processes.
44.95km from Punta La Marmora
The Sinis is a peninsula of the Sardinian west-central located between the Bay of Is Arenas in the north, and the Gulf of Oristano in the south. In the sea to the west of the peninsula is the island of Mal di Ventre and the Scoglio del Catalano. The coast is rocky in the southern part around San Giovanni di Sinis, proceeding northwards it first becomes sandy then, proceeding further north, it is characterized by high cliffs up to Capo Mannu.
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Punta La Marmora
Punta La Marmora, 08040 Arzana, Province of Nuoro, Italy
Punta La Marmora is Sardinia's highpoint and belongs to the Gennargentu Mountain Range. It consists of several smooth ridges - resembling Scotland's highlands - which alone in winter get a share of the island's snowfall. Punta La Marmora is situated just east of the approximate center of Sardinia and the summit offers good views of the entire island. On a clear day, most of the coastline and all the surrounding peaks are visible.