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Arbatax

08048 Arbatax NU, Italy

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About Arbatax

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.



Attractions near Arbatax

Cala Goloritzé19.5km from Arbatax

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.

Cala dei Gabbiani20.93km from Arbatax

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.

Grotta Su Marmuri22.66km from Arbatax

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.

Tomba dei Giganti25.88km from Arbatax

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.

Cala Sisine27.98km from Arbatax

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.

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.

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Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy.  The island attracts more than a million tourists from both Italy, from the rest of Europe, and, to a lesser degree, from the rest of the world. According to statistics, tourist arrivals in 2016 were 2.9 million people.