Lakes of Sardinia: the Omodeo lake and the Barigadu subregion

A tour around the big Omodeo lake, one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe!

You can visit

  • The renowned Fordongianus spa
  • The Eleonora d’Arborea dam, inaugurated in 1997 and that was, at that time, the largest dam of Europe
  • The abandoned dam of Santa Chiara, 70 meters high and which was for some time the highest dam in the world
  • The hamlet of Zuri, which stood in the valley, on the shore of Tirso and that, after the dam was built, it was evacuated and rebuilt upstream

You can taste

  • The pane imbinau, bread with white wine used for sausage preparation, typical of Ghilarza
  • The fregula istuvada, fregola with pecorino and lard, typical of the Barigadu region
  • The cassola, based on sheep, typical of the Barigadu region
  • The Potato ravioli and s’ortau, prepared with pork, cheese and spices boiled and then roasted



Apr 26, 2019 - Fri
Ghilarza, Italia
overcast clouds
14°C overcast clouds
Wind 2 m/s, WNW
Humidity 54%
Pressure 768.07 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
thu apr 25
overcast clouds
14/14°C 1 m/s, E 89% 763.12 mmHg
fri apr 26
light rain
19/12°C 3 m/s, WSW 64% 764.84 mmHg
sat apr 27
few clouds
17/12°C 7 m/s, WNW 54% 767.45 mmHg
sun apr 28
broken clouds
18/11°C 8 m/s, NW 49% 765.02 mmHg
mon apr 29
sky is clear
18/10°C 5 m/s, WNW 57% 762.46 mmHg

Elevation profile

The path has a vertical drop of 517 m. 50% of the route is uphill, the remaining 50% downhill.

Laghi della Sardegna: il Barigadu e il lago Omodeo

Distanza (Km)
Altitudine (m)
Durata (h)

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