Adventures, hikes, horse riding, cycling and kayaking

Adventures, hikes, horse riding, cycling and kayaking

HIKING IN ALGHERO AND RIVIERA DELL CORALLO

The Riviera del Corallo owes its name to the great importance of red coral that has been fished in its waters since ancient Rome and then worked to make precious jewels. Its main town Alghero, the small Barceloneta with ramparts, the medieval square and the religious monuments, preserves numerous testimonies of the Aragonese and Spanish period with splendid monuments immersed in a dreamlike nature.
In the distance you can see the high promontories of Capo Caccia, the protected marine natural area that reaches heights up to 300 meters of Punta Cristallo. Capo Caccia is a true treasure chest of uncontaminated nature and faunal rarities. The village of Argentiera seems to have stopped in time. It is one of the most suggestive places of the island for the particular beauty and variety of landscape with mountains of silver stone that lap the splendid coast.

Hiking in Porto Conte

The regional park of Porto Conte, the Geo-Mineralogical-Environmental Park of Sardinia, the reserve of Mount Minerva, the reserve of Capo Marargiu, Motresta crest, are just some of the places where you can learn another way to travel: a slow walk, more or less challenging, to discover the beauty of an area, its history and its most hidden aspects. We will guide you along little-known trails, reaching the starting point by jeep. From the starting point we will walk, hike, or climb along the route chosen together, based on your skills and desires.

Hiking in Neptune Grotto

The regional park of Porto Conte, the Geo-Mineralogical-Environmental Park of Sardinia, the reserve of Mount Minerva, the reserve of Capo Marargiu, Motresta crest, are just some of the places where you can learn another way to travel: a slow walk, more or less challenging, to discover the beauty of an area, its history and its most hidden aspects. We will guide you along little-known trails, reaching the starting point by jeep. From the starting point we will walk, hike, or climb along the route chosen together, based on your skills and desires.

Hiking in Porto Conte and Nuragic Villages

We will reach the necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, located in the hinterland 9 km from the sea, in a fertile plain crossed by the Rio Filibertu. The necropolis includes 38 domus de janas excavated in the sandstone; the stone peaks used to dig them were found numerous inside the tombs during excavations. The tour will continue towards the nuragic village of Palmavera which was built at the foot of a mountainous relief with a village that originally had about 200 houses.
At less than 15 km from Alghero extends the Gulf of Porto Conte, a Regional Park located between the two karst headlands of Punta Giglio and Capo Caccia. On the promontory of Capo Caccia, about 186 meters above the lighthouse dominates the bay. Trekking lovers cannot miss the Prigionette forest, a path of remarkable naturalistic-environmental value due to the peculiarity of the landscapes and the presence of flora and fauna species of community interest and the routes up to the Torre della Pegna and Tramariglio. For the more daring there are numerous climbing routes between the cliffs and the spectacular via ferrata of the Cabirol.

Argentiera mining village

An example of mining archeology recognized by UNESCO, the Argentiera owes its name to the extraction of silver from its quarries, which began about two centuries ago and ended in the sixties. The mining village is set in a fairytale atmosphere: crystal clear sea that laps the sandy beaches mixed with gravel and mineral dust that give life to suggestive chromatic games. The beauty of the Mediterranean scrub surrounds the old buildings among which once the life of the miners took place: the church, the cinema, the asylum and the guesthouse. Characteristic the laundry building for its wooden architecture inserted in a small cove with a splendid beach. Lovers of trekking and outdoor activities will enjoy wonderful walks in the lush vegetation.

 

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