The International Camping Valledoria, close to Castelsardo, between Stintino and Santa Teresa di Gallura, suggests to its guests the following excursions:
"SPIAGGIA DI SAN PIETRO"
"IL FIUME COGHINAS"
"MTB: VALLEDORIA AGGIUS TERME DI CASTELDORIA"
"MONTE USSONI E BAIA OSTINA"
"TERME DI CASTELDORIA"
"CIVICO MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO"
Contact the International Camping Valledoria for more information about local excursions.
Following the details of the excursions:
SPIAGGIA DI SAN PIETRO
Loc. VALLEDORIA SS, ITALIA - 1 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 10 mt. a.s.l. |
St. Peter's beach is one of the town beaches of Valledoria that are located along the northern coast of Sardinia, overlooking the Asinara Gulf, in the province of Sassari.
E 'characterized by a soft and light-colored sandy expanse, although not a candidate. There are Posidonia beached in small amounts: the classic marine balls. And 'it bordered by the estuary of the river Coghinas on the right of the beach. The sea has a medium-shallow water with a color scheme comprising various shades of blue and emerald green. Averagely busy in the summer months. Behind the beach there are small dunes and Mediterranean scrub.
Getting there: from Valledoria, proceed on Provincial Road 90. At the roundabout, turn right and continue straight up to the rest area.
Services: present eateries on the beach, possibility to rent equipment, deck chairs, parasols. Several hotel facilities and restaurants available in the area.
Dominated by the country church of San Pietro Celestino placed on a small promontory, San Pietro a mare is the beach par excellence of Valledoria. Dunes of white and very wide sandy beach which is reflected for about a kilometer of the turquoise sea.
Continuing west, the golden sand becomes closer to Maragnani extinct near the first houses of the Ciaccia, which gives way to a new scenic beauty, the cliff, which will accompany us until Castelsardo.
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IL FIUME COGHINAS
Loc. COGHINAS, ITALY - 3 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 1 mt. a.s.l. |
The Coghinas is the most important river of northern Sardinia , with a length of 116 km is the third largest river island after the Tirso and the Flumendosa , however, resulting amplitude of 2 ° to the reservoir after Tirso and the 2nd after the Flumendosa average flow of water.
The term Coghinas Logudorese which means kitchen is derived from the presence of hot springs that the height of Casteldoria , a township near Santa Maria Coghinas flow giving rise to a complex spa known since Roman times . The presence of iodine -bromine waters that gush out at a temperature of 76 ° C has allowed the development of facilities with modern equipment which , together with the beauty and richness of the flora and fauna of the places and in the presence of protected areas , increase the potential development of tourism in the area, located less than 10 miles from the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of.
Daily journey lasting about 6 hours. The starting point is near the hot springs , where you can admire the play of steam hot water causes the surface of the river, and proceeding through the reeds and scrub Meditterranean until arrival at the lagoon a few steps from the sea. A challenging course where the camera is mandatory, you can immortalize Egrets and herons , kingfishers, Falchetti , ducks, seagulls and for those lucky stork 's nest has about one km before the bridge mid-term .
Practicable throughout the year.
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MTB: VALLEDORIA AGGIUS TERME DI CASTELDORIA
Loc. VALLEDORIA - 3 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 11 mt. a.s.l. |
Starting point: Valledoria
On Viddalba direction Aggius (very nice), in the direction of the Temple.
For 90% of the road is paved, so with the race essentially feasible.
The roads are with very little traffic.
The town of Aggius worth a visit as well as Temple.
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MONTE USSONI E BAIA OSTINA
Loc. MONTE USSONI - 4 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 250 mt. a.s.l. |
From Monte Ussoni Bay Ostina for an itinerary that offers unique landscapes ranging from the mouth of the river Coghinas and its fertile valley to the pristine coastline between the end of the beaches of San Pietro and La Ciaccia and Baia Ostina Castelsardo. On ss 134 proceeding from Castelsardo to Sedini - Bassenthwaite turn Multedu to the forest site on the left and continue for several kilometers in the dense forest and the vegetation consists of species typical of the mediterraneacon mastic bushes and oak trees and other plants introduced to the work of forestry such as pine and pinod'Aleppo . Arriving at the top of Ussoni Mountains (348 m) there is a spectacular panoramic view of the entire sea and country. On clear days it ranges with the view from the coast of Isola Rossa , in Punta Canneddi and Tinnari (often you can also see the mountains of Corsica ) to Porto Torres , Stintino and the whole island dell . In the South -West 's castle and his cape . Going back you can choose to go and visit the beautiful forest of oaks of the Holy Spirit , which takes its name from the ruins of the church , or go to Bay Ostina.
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Loc. SS 134 BIVIO, SEDINI, SASSARI, ITALY - 6 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA |
The Elephant Rock is a large boulder trachytic and andesitic , with a strong rust-colored , greatly eroded by the elements that have conferred the singular appearance of an elephant sitting . The rock , which has a height of about four meters, is located in the town of Castelsardo Multeddu resort , 4.3 km to the SS 134 connecting said common Sedini . Originally the stone was part of the complex rocky mountain Castellazzu which broke away from rolling downhill. In addition to some important tourist landscape , the Elephant Rock is also of considerable archaeological importance for the two Domus de Janas, dating from the period Prenuraghic that are hosted inside. The Domus de Janas , made in two successive stages , are located on two different levels. The upper one , the first to be excavated , has only three rooms and lacks the covered pavilion which preceded it , probably collapsed along with the prospect of the grave. The walls , flat and straight, have sculptural motifs . The second underground , which opens below, on the contrary, is very well preserved : it is made up of four rooms and was originally preceded by a dromos , which is a short hall , partly covered and open-air in the initial section . It is accessed via a narrow rectangular hatch 0.50 to 0.55 m . Of particular interest is the presence of a bovine proteome , a decorative element common to several Domus de Janas, carved in relief on the wall of a cell . Its unique curvilinear style , which denotes a phase artistic quite evolved , it allows to trace the construction of the tomb in the first half of the third millennium BC This type of protome is stylistically similar to those found in the tomb of the necropolis of greater S'Adde ' and Asile of ( Oxy ) , Tomb V in the necropolis of Montale (Sassari ) , IV and VI in the tombs in the necropolis of Calancoi (Sassari ) the Benefit and in the domus of the Garden Parish of Sennori .
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Loc. CASTELSARDO - 7 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 74 mt. a.s.l. |
Castelsardo is a medieval town located in the North of Sardinia , on the Gulf dell, preserved virtually intact thanks to its unique geographical position, a promontory overlooking the sea , which has preserved from attack and destruction over the centuries . Founded by the Doria family of Genoa under the name of Castelgenovese , was conquered by the Aragonese and renamed Castellaragonese . Today Castelsardo name dates back to the mid-eighteenth century, when it replaced the Spanish. Castelsardo is now a tourist town equipped with a marina and beautiful beaches and coves ideal for pleasant summer holidays . During the year, rituals and traditions , such as the famous Feast of Lunissanti , mark the life of every day , characterized by the industrious work of cestinaie , fishermen and farmers.
Castelsardo is part of the territory of Anglona in the province of Sassari, in a very special position overlooking the sea and dominating the landscape of the hinterland, mostly hilly . There are glimpses of great beauty that are characterized by limestone cliffs that form the highlands and plateaus , carved by erosion forming valleys or cliffs . The predominant vegetation is typical of the Mediterranean, which has also developed inland and not just on the coasts, while the forests extend for no more than a few tens of hectares. In many of these slopes waterways , of which the largest is the river Coghinas dig very deep valleys where it is not uncommon for the formation of medium-sized caves . In inland areas meet flocks of sheep or cows to pasture, what characterizes the Sardinian landscape .
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Loc. BADESI - 8 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 11 mt. a.s.l. |
A wide white beach stretches for miles , across the mouth of the river Coghinas , one of the most important in Sardinia . The dunes of fine sand , are covered with juniper and horizon you can see in the distance the island dell . Due to its exposure to the mistral wind , this coast is ideal , throughout the year , lovers of surfing to sailing . The coast of Badesi also been d as a Site of Community Interest , for the richness of the flora and fauna of the features , especially the resident and migratory birds that nest among the reeds on the banks of the river Coghinas and fluvial islands . But the rest of the municipality is especially attractive and very varied, with hills covered with dense vegetation and low sandy flat land , where they grow lush vineyards, from which we get the prestigious and award-winning Vermentino di Gallura (DOCG) . In the month of May is held in Badesi pot Magrini surfcasting , race -class fishing from shore. 3-5 June instead place the patronal feast of the Sacred Heart .
But the summer is the period in which they held the majority of events , parties and festivals under the only program of Summer Badesana . To note the famous summer carnival Badesi , with a parade of floats , which is held every year on the night of 13 August, and the Wine and Food Festival takes place on August 8 , with a tasting of typical dishes and specialties of Gallura , in an event that attracts year after year an increasing number of tourists.
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TERME DI CASTELDORIA
Loc. CASTELDORIA - 9 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 41 mt. a.s.l. |
The lake of Casteldoria (Anglona) is an artificial basin and on its shores it is possible to lie in wait to admire different animals species, mainly the numerous birds that nest there. The lake is fed by the waters of the river Coghinas. On the mouth of the Monte Ruiu's gorge, toward the sea, you could visit the Casteldoria thermal baths, where its springs gush a water reaching even 70°C of temperature, which proprieties were already known by the Romans passing through the Anglona.
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CIVICO MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO
Loc. PERFUGAS SS, ITALIA - 13 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 64 mt. a.s.l. |
The museum, which originated from the census and excavation of archaeological sites in the territory of Perfugas, is divided into a section and an archaeological paleobotany. On display are fossils of plants similar to palms, cypresses and poplars, from Anglona petrified forest, which formed between 30 and 15 million years ago as a result of events that led to the silicification of the plants themselves. The Palaeolithic section houses the most ancient materials found so far in Sardinia: the flint tools of archaic Clactonian from Rio Altana and the scrapers and the denticulates from Sa Pedrosa-Pantallinu of evolved Clactonian. The Neolithic is represented by the statue of mother goddess with child, which is the first kourotrophos Western environment (fourth millennium BC). Refer to the Nuraghic pottery, stone tools and bronze artefacts, including a dagger hilt is remarkable gammata intact. Exhibits import of VII-VI sec. BC, testifying to the vitality of some tardonuragici territorial centers, Attic vases and Punic V-IV century. B.C. and other Hellenistic and Roman pottery illustrate the historical age. Among the early medieval materials are included in the fifth century impasto vases, a bronze ring of the sixth century, vague of glass mass and a spearhead of the seventh and eighth centuries.
materials are also exposed referring to the centuries IX-XIII.
There is a free service of guided tours. The audio-visual room has 85 seats, wall screen, video projector and sound tem. You can perform virtual tours in the region through a multimedia station. The Museum carries out educational activities for school groups, consisting of guided tours, film projections, specific sections on the themes of prehistory. You must book tours of groups of over 10 people. There are no architectural barriers.
Address: via Nazario Sauro, 07034 Perfugas; telephone: 079 564241
Body having: City of Perfugas.
Management: Sa Rundine s.n.c., via Roma 24, Perfugas
Timetable: 9.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 19.00 (from October to May); 9.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 20.00 (June to September); closed on Mondays.
Ticket: Euro 3.00 (full price), Euro 2.00 (groups of at least 10 people, seniors over 60, schools), Euro 1.00 (residents, carers).
Ticket Exemption: children up to 6 years.
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Loc. SPIAGGIA DI CALA CANNEDDI, LOCALITA' TINNARI, 1, TRINITA' D'AGULTU E VIGNOLA OT, ITALIA - 14 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 3 mt. a.s.l. |
Cala Tinnari is a stunning and unspoilt cove located on the lonely stretch of coast between the village of Costa Paradiso and tip them Canneddi at Isola Rossa. The beach is made up of small pebbles transported from the Riu Pirastru, meets at the end of a walk of about 30 minutes going down the slopes of Mount Tinnari (214 m). Cala Tinnari, immersed in the scents and colors typical of Costa Paradiso is the ideal destination for lovers of tranquility and peace.
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Loc. TRINITA' D'AGULTU - 20 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 25 mt. a.s.l. |
This coast's name comes from the marvellous scenery of this central - northern part of the island. There are 8 kilometres of red rocks shaped by the wind and transformed into interesting sculptures that can be seen from the transparent waters of the Sardinian sea, divided by small bays that are surrounded by the green Mediterranean vegetation that reaches the hinterland. One of the most beautiful beaches on the island is Li Cossi, bordered by rocky walls of yellow-pink granite that overhang and close in around the wide beach of fine, light-coloured sand. Heading south, under the lee of the Tinnari mountain, you'll come across Tinnari beach, formed by a doubled arch and surrounded by big rocks that look like animal sculptures or strange figures that take on a reddish colour, depending on the direction of sun's rays. The sea-water here is a transparent emerald-green colour and allows one to admire the beauty of the seabed; not only a paradise for snorkelling enthusiasts.
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Loc. AGGIUS - 23 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA |
Located 514 meters above sea level , Aggius is a typical of Gallura, nestled in nuraghis , at the foot of the jagged granite ridge called the Mountains of Aggius , which includes Mounts Sotza (m. 789 ) and the Cross ( Mt. 666 ) .
The view is certainly one of the most beautiful of Sardinia Aggius is nestled among granitic rocks with bizarre shapes , cork trees and vineyards .
It has a wonderful view dominated by the mighty massif Limbara , surrounded by an articulated chain of mountains which makes the landscape distinctive and gives it a unique , always very celebrated. Granite masses and rounded hills are the dominant features of the landscape of this area . In fact, both being part of the tem of rugged ridges of the jagged granite , whether it is present in scattered heaps bizarre shapes in the so-called Valley of the Moon , the granite unmistakably characterizes the landscape of this wonderful Sardinian village . They have become famous over the centuries the twisted shapes of these particular stones , in which man , since ancient times , wanted to recognize faces, shapes , animals and deities , choosing to live next door, first shelters under rocks , then in nuraghis and finally in the pens , pastoral settlements typical of Gallura . Its name may derive from the greek Agios ( sacred / holy ), or from the Latin agnus (lamb) for the ancient presence of folds , or even from A- Jius (without right or law) to indicate a certain independent and rebellious nature of its original inhabitants.
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Loc. TEMPIO PAUSANIA - 26 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA | Elev.: 489 mt. a.s.l. |
The monument is a Nuraghe of mixed type, that is characterized by the presence of vaulted spaces Tholos and corridors.
The tower plant in irregular sub-circular (diameter 20 m 17,70 xm, height max. 5.30 m), includes some rocky outcrops that influence the development area plan.
The walls are made of polygonal blocks of granite, large and medium size, just blanks.
The entrance, facing east-south-east, is surmounted by a lintel provided with a window exhaust. It leads into a corridor (length 9.20 m, width max. 1.50 m, height max. 4.75 m) that passes longitudinally through the dolmen to result in a large semi-circular courtyard (diameter 9.50 m xm 5) .
The roof of the hall is made up of horizontal slabs scale height near the entrance, as it becomes a pointed section in its subsequent development; the floor is paved.
At mid-term, in the walls of the corridor open access, non-coaxial, two rooms: the first room on the right has plant ovoid (diameter 4.60 m xm 3.60; residual height 3.80 m) and cover tholos partially collapsed; the second environment, smaller in size and also to plant ovoid (diameter 3.80 m xm 3.75; residual height 3.75 m), shows up on the back wall of a plant cell with entrance architrave and sub-circular.
On the southwest side of the courtyard, adjoining the tower, is spared a staircase leading to the upper floor: the current state of the structure does not allow for a thorough reading of the planimetric development of the first floor. However, the remaining walls lead to hypothesize the existence of an original circular room at the second compartment below (diameter 7.60 m) and another room on the opposite side.
The dolmen is dated between the end of the Bronze Age and the Late Bronze Age.
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Loc. TEMPIO PAUSANIA - 27 Km from INTERNATIONAL CAMPING VALLEDORIA |
Tempio, located in the heart of the Gallura , at the foot of Mount Limbara , is renowned for the cork and granite .
The territory preserves testimonies of nuragica , with the nuraghis Mountains Pinna, Tanca Manna Izzana , Culbinu , Agnu and Majori, with finds of flint and obsidian .
Feature of Tempio its buildings are constructed of granite blocks , with marked similarities to the centers of southern Corsica . The town is also famous for its vineyards , producing some outstanding wines for export such as Vermentino and Moscato .
The area is known for its spring Rinaggiu , at the foot of Mount Limbara . From these mineral water has excellent curative properties . Tempio is also famous for its hot springs .
Very striking is the country church of San Lorenzo , located on the hill , dating back to the eighteenth century. Inside the church is a statue of the saint on the gridiron . The festival is held in his honor on August 10.
Both artisanal and industrial interest is the historical museum of Cork , with the exhibition of machinery and tools for working cork .
The Museum collects Templense then sacred art objects , including silver, furniture and paintings from the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle.
Finally, it is open by appointment the Private Bird Collection of General Francis Tonnage .
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(The distances are in straight line. The real travel distance may be different)
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