The third reason to visit Cala Gonone is the Ispinigoli cave. This is located at the foot of Mount Ospile and can be easily reached from the S.S.125 a few km from the Dorgali exit following the road signs. Guided tours inside Ispinigoli are carried out all day and the cost of the ticket, issued directly at the entrance of the cave, is €8 per person, while over 70s and children aged 4-10 pay €4. Ispinigoli hides inside it a 38-meter-high stalagmitic column considered one of the highest in Europe. Continuing in the main hall it is possible to see a 60-meter sinkhole called “Abisso delle Vergini” where the Phoenicians used to perform human sacrifices. The caves represent the location for choral music concerts given their perfect acoustics for this type of singing.
The Ispinigoli Cave is managed by the Ghivine Cooperative, part of the Gruppo Ricerche Ambientali. Thanks to the accompanying services and hiking guides of the cooperative, you can also discover further wonders of the hinterland such as Gola di Gorroppu, Tiscali or many other personalized land and sea excursions. For all proposals and further information you can contact Ghivine directly by clicking here.
Complementary to visiting the caves is a stop at the famous Ispinigoli restaurant, awarded by Michelin guide where you can taste typical Sardinian cuisine dishes and tasty seafood delicacies. Click here to learn more about Ispinigoli restaurant and to consult the menu.
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