Dorgali is a quaint township located only a few short kilometres from the coast, on the breathtaking Italian island of Sardinia. As the landscape around the settlement is extremely divergent and mountainous, the region makes for the perfect holiday getaway if you’re interested in outdoor activities , adventure or some much needed time away with the family in your very own Dorgali holiday apartment. Accommodations enjoy glorious settings, some with an ocean view, and all Dorgali holiday apartments are well maintained and furnished for a comfortable stay.
Whilst you may be dubious about the quantity and quality of attractions and activities that a small Sardinian settlement might offer, Dorgali will soon put your mind to rest, with plenty of different outdoor, artistic and historic pursuits available right at the doorsteps of Dorgali holiday homes.
-Hiking is a fantastic way to spend venture out as the region around holiday apartments in Dorgali plays host to some of the island’s best hiking trails. Gola Su Gorropu Canyon is one such location, which allows you to wander 10.5 kilometres through a ravine that boasts 400 metre high limestone cliff walls. Walking through the canyon is an amazing experience as the towering walls all but block out the sun once you’re inside!
-Wine tasting is another great holiday pastime on Sardinia, with numerous superb wineries dotted around Nuoro Province. The Gostolai Winery for example, is a relatively small operation, situated a mere 21 kilometres from Dorgali, which produces a number of mouth-watering red, white, sparkling and dessert wines; all of which are available for tasting. If none of these wines are to your taste however, you can simply move on to one of the other numerous establishments in the area, sampling as you go.
-The Grotta di Ispinigoli Cave is a definite must-see as this amazing tourist attraction is situated a mere 9 kilometres from holiday villas in Dorgali. The appeal of the Grotta di Ispinigoli is in part, the fact that it is home to Europe’s tallest stalactite-stalagmite compound, which stands an impressive 38 metres high. The fact that ancient artefacts and human remains have also been discovered here however, certainly adds to the mystery of the site.
-The beaches around Dorgali are a little different to typical Mediterranean coastal regions, as in addition to pristine white sand and crystal clear water, they also boast limestone cliffs, which sport breath-taking caves and arch structures. Cala Gonone is one such beach, which also allows you to try your hand at water sports such as kayaking, diving and fishing.
-The historical sites located near Dorgali are absolutely amazing, with locations such as the Tomba Dei Giganti S'Ena E Thomes (The Tomb of the Giants), situated extremely close by. This amazing archaeological gem is the remains of an ancient burial chamber that is said to date back to before Christ. Whilst in the area you may also like to visit the nuraghic village of Serra Orrios.
Dorgali generally experiences a typical Mediterranean climate, which results in warm, mostly dry summers, and damp cool winters. The best time to secure a Dorgali holiday apartment is consequently between May and October, as you are then guaranteed to see the island at it’s very finest.
Dorgali is most easily reached from Olbia Airport, which is located roughly 100 kilometres north of the town, although all three of Sardinia’s international airports are within a 210 kilometre radius of Dorgali. Once you touch down at your preferred arrival point however, you may then opt to cover the distance between the airport and your Dorgali holiday accommodation by taxi, shuttle bus, public bus or rental car.