Between the sea and the mountains
Discover the area of Cala Gonone and Dorgali
The town of Dorgali is located in the mid-eastern area of Sardinia and together with Cala Gonone cover an area almost 225 km² wide. The town territory borders on Baunei, Urzulei and Orgosolo south; Oliena, Nuoro and Orune west; Galtellì, Lula and Orosei nord and it overlooks the Tirrenian Sea east.
Read MoreA wide and morphologically various territory moving from the sandy coast extended north of Cala Gonone, to the southern Capo Monte Santo fascinating cliffs. In between these dramatically different landascapes, you will find the famous Cala Luna and Cala Mariolu beaches, the Bue Marino caves and many other smaller coves.
Climbing the mountain you will find the Supramonte karst plateau, with peaks higher than 1000 meters.
Surrounded by the characteristic mountain flora and fauna you will discover archaeological sites as the Nuragico village of Tiscali, natural wonders as the Canyon of Garropu and the karst dolina of Su Suercone on Oddeu mountain. Many rivers and creeks run on the territory: Rio Flumineddu flowing on the fertile valley of Oddoene, Rio Isalle in the namesake valley. Thanks to the Preda'e Othoni dam, the Cedrino river forms the big artificial lake Iriaii, located a few chilometers away from Dorgali. The town centre is located on the hills at the foot of the Bardia (881 meters s.l.) and Tului (900 m s.l.) calcareous mountains.
The beautiful landscape, combined with the mediterranean climate have made Dorgali and Cala Gonone an international turistic destination.