The Forests of the Ogliastra subregion: Montarbu and Bingionniga

A tour along the forests of Ogliastra, among caves, waterfalls, natural monuments, charming and unique archaeological sites, other than food and wine peculiarities that are second to none.

You can visit

  • The Su Mulinu nuraghe in Villanovafranca, where an altar made of stone carved with vertical patterns was found. The altar also shows the image of the moon goddess
  • The nuragic sanctuary of Santa Vittoria in Serri
  • The spanish prison in Seui
  • The Middai and Is Càcaus waterfalls in Montarbu
  • The Gutturu Orrosu gorge and the Serbissi nuraghe in Gairo Taquisara
  • The rare mountain milk within the Gairo Taquisara cave
  • The natural monument in Osini
  • The enormous Sa Brecca ‘e Usala fracture of rocks, almost 100 meters deep, in Osini
  • The Lequarci waterfalls, the most impressive of the island, near Perdasdefogu
  • The Su Marmuri caves, where we can admire underground lakes
  • The humid caves complex in Perdasdefogu, where there also is a flowing stream that becomes a waterfall
  • The Italian Stonehenge, at the archaeological site of Pranu Muttedu
  • The vast park of San Basilio, where there also is an interesting Roman bath complex

You can taste

  • The many types of bread of Ulassai: su pane pintau, su pane ‘e gida
  • The typical cheeses of Ulassaisu cagliu, su casu agedu, su fiscidusu casu ‘e merca
  • The culurgiones ‘a ispighitta, typical pasta of Ogliastra subregion
  • The meat of pig (pessa ‘e coppiu), cooked by exploiting the archaic tecnique called su furria furria
  • The s’imbestussu and abbardente cun meli brandys, typical of Ulassai
  • The acorn breafrom the region of Ulassai
  • The casu cun s’axridda, cheese with clay, typical of Escalaplano

Map


Weather

Apr 22, 2019 - Mon
Osini, Italia
scattered clouds
16°C scattered clouds
Wind 5 m/s, NW
Humidity 82%
Pressure 756.81 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
sun apr 21
overcast clouds
16/14°C 2 m/s, E 88% 756.49 mmHg
mon apr 22
moderate rain
15/10°C 4 m/s, ESE 71% 750.11 mmHg
tue apr 23
light rain
15/9°C 6 m/s, WSW 68% 754.43 mmHg
wed apr 24
light rain
20/12°C 3 m/s, SE 47% 758.78 mmHg
thu apr 25
sky is clear
20/9°C 2 m/s, SE 52% 763.66 mmHg

Elevation Profile

The path has a vertical drop of 974 m. 51% of the route is uphill, the remaining 49% downhill.

Riding around the Giara of Gesturi

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Tempo (h)

5 out of 5

EBBE’ECCO!

Giuseppe

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