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Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The drive up the mountain is fun to do with spacious roads. Lots of spots to stop and enjoy the view. The view from the mountain is quite nice, but not worth the drive if you go there solely for the view. Its the highest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank reneD94
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful. No dramas parking but if using Sat Nav keep going up after it tell you to stop. Suggest decent foot wear and take loo roll for the toilets.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LucindaC445
Reviewed May 25, 2018

A lovely walk with the reward of amazing views. Well worth all the effort, just carry plenty of water. I walked up the rose and back down path 101 I think this was a good choice, further to walk but better gradients.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Driving in these mountains you have to be a very confident driver . You can park your car and can enjoy long walks in the mountains . Olive bark platter is quite a quirky item to take home - used in sardinia to serve meats...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank yibble101
Reviewed November 28, 2017

"Ortobene cannot be compared to other mountains. There's only one Ortobene in the whole world. It's our heart. It's our soul. It's our personality - everything big and small, sweet and hard and rugged and hurtful in each of us" -Grazia Deledda Grazia Deledda was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank NicoKL
Reviewed November 20, 2017

The walk from Chiesa della Solitudine is a treat, well-marked, mostly shaded, plenty of variation and full of interesting birdlife. As with many popular Sardinian hikes, route 101 is clearly signed and you can't get lost unless you ignore markings and detour along one of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vecchio John S
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Walking route 101 takes a couple of hours on a good path (steep at times) to get to the statue at the top. It is a beautiful walk through trees which provide welcome and necessary shade, even in October, and passing some intriguing giant boulders...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

The whole area is a beautiful recreation zone with places for children, animals, walking paths and running paths. The statue area observe the city of Nuoru and the mountains around it, great place to come over for watching the sunset

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 588misham
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We were taken here by our location manager to see the sunset during one of the days of our scouting and it did not disappoint even though it was a cloudy day. The area just below the summit was nice too, with a wooded plateu...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Island H
Reviewed June 6, 2017

To reach the statue, which isimpressive, you need to pass through an area of giant boulders and mossy trees, which is very atmospheric. There are marked paths all over the hill. We found the people friendly at the ristorante-pizzeria nearby. The views to other mountains...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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