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Cicerone Guides: Walking in Sardinia: 50 Walks on the Ogliastra Coast, Supramonte and Gennargentu Mountains

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Paddy Dillon (Author)

203 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Oct 2011 [2017 reprint] | #192062 | ISBN-13: 9781852846190
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€18 approx

About this book

This guidebook describes 50 day walks (7 km to 31 km) exploring the north east of Sardinia, across Gennargentu, Ogliastra and Barbaglia, from the mountains in the middle of the island to the dramatic eastern cliff coastline. Much of the walking is tough with some scrambling, through the wildest and most dramatic parts of Sardinia.

"Sardinia’s intricate network of paths has long been unknown to the millions of visitors who flock to the island’s beaches. But for those who venture off the beaten track they offer a wide range of challenges and a long sunny walking season. This guidebook covers the highest and wildest parts of the island including the rugged Ogliastra coast, the barren Supramonte and the Genergentu mountains further inland. Much of the mountain walking is tough with some scrambling. The photographs are mostly by the author and show his love of the island and the amazing landscape that this island has to offer. Another island to add to the list of must do’s."
Strider (LDWA), April 2012


Contents

Introduction
   Location
   Geology
   History
   Landscape
   Trees and flowers
   Birds
   Animals
   The national park
   Getting to Sardinia
   Getting around Sardinia
   Accommodation
   Health and safety
   Food and drink
   Language
   Money matters
   Communications
   Tourist information
   Walking in Sardinia
   Where to stay
   What to take
   When to go
   Waymarking and access
   Maps of Sardinia
   Emergencies
   Using this guide

The Walks
   1 Monte Ortobene from Nuoro
   2 Monte Corrasi from Oliena
   3 Punta Ortu Camminu and Sos Nidos
   4 Punta Cusidore from Nostra Signora di Monserrata
   5 Tiscali from Valle di Lanaittu
   6 Tiscali via Scala de Surtana
   7 Gola de Su Gorropu
   8 Dorgali, Monte Bardia and Cala Gonone
   9 Dorgali and Cala Gonone
   10 Genna ‘e Petta and Sa Portiscra
   11 Codula Luna and Cala Gonone
   12 Cala Sisine, Cala Luna and Cala Gonone
   13 Giustizieri and Sa Coronas
   14 Genna Silana to Genna Croce
   15 Coile Orbisi and Sa Pischina
   16 Fennau, Televai and Urzulei
   17 Talana and Nuraghe Bau e Tanca
   18 Monte Olinie to Coe Serra
   19 Talana and Coe Serra
   20 Sa Mola and Paule Munduge
   21 Santa Maria Navarrese and Monte Oro
   22 Baunei and Punta Giradili
   23 Irbidossili and Cala Goloritzè
   24 Golgo and Cala Goloritzè
   25 Serra Ovara and Cala Sisine
   26 Genna Sesole to Golgo
   27 Genna Ramene to Golgo
   28 Triei and Osono
   29 Perda Pera and Monte Arista
   30 Ulassai, Canyon and Punta Matzeu
   31 Ulassai and Baulassa
   32 Osini and Nuraghe Serbissi
   33 Taquisara and Is Tostoinus
   34 Perda Liana from Genna Filigi
   35 Laconi and Santa Sofia
   36 Funtanamela and Gurduxiones
   37 Punta la Marmora from S'Arena
   38 Punta la Marmora from Bruncu Spina
   39 Punta la Marmora from Cuile Meriagus
   40 Arcu Guddetorgiu and Girgini
   41 Monte Spada from Genna Luddurreo
   42 Tonara and Punta Muggianeddu
   43 Bauerì, Passo Perdu Abes and Tonara
   44 Meana Sardo to Aritzo
   45 Aritzo and Geratzia
   46 Teti and S'Urbale
   47 Teti and Craru Eridunele
   48 Sorradile and Monte Cresia
   49 Sedilo to Ponte Fiume Taloro
   50 Sedilo and Nuraghe Iloi
 
Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Glossary
Appendix C Useful contacts


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Biography

Paddy Dillon is a prolific guidebook writer with over 40 books to his name. He has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland as well as in Nepal, Tibet, the Canadian Rockies and much of Europe.

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