Sardegna East Coast: Part 2 The Gennargentu

Published on:  | Last updated: 2 April 2017

The SS125 heading for Dorgali

The SS125 heading for Dorgali

At a glance


85 kilometres


Moderate. The climb to the Genna Silana is a little over 1000 metres of altitude gain. However the gradient is pretty gentle.


The road between Baunei and Dorgali is relat­ively quiet as most local traffic takes the inland roads. However, the road is popular with motor­cyc­lists who seemed to outnumber all of the other road users put together.


Entirely on surfaced roads in good condition.


This section takes you into the Gennargentu mountains. It's a pretty gentle climb and the scenery defin­itely makes the effort worth­while.


The Golfo di Orosei is one of the most spectacular sections of the Sardinian coast, with some of the island's most famous, and photo­graphed, beaches such as the Cala Luna and the Cala Goloritzè . These are accessible only by boat, or on foot, from Cala Gonone.

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Tortoli - Baunei 15 kms
Baunei - Genna Silana 28 kms
Genna Silana - Dorgali 10 kms
Dorgali - Orosei 30 kms

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