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Walking in Sardinia: 50 walks in Sardinia's Mountains [NOOK Book]

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This new guide to 50 day walks in the mountainous north east of Sardinia, in the Mediterranean off the coast of Italy, includes a mixture of classic and little-known routes for all abilities including walks exploring the limestone Ogliastra coast, the Golgo plateau, the barren Supramonte, the wild mountains of Genneragentu and Punta La Marmora. Sardinia's intricate network of paths has long been unknown to the millions of visitors who flock to the island?s beaches. But for those who venture off the beaten track ...
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Walking in Sardinia: 50 walks in Sardinia's Mountains

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Overview

This new guide to 50 day walks in the mountainous north east of Sardinia, in the Mediterranean off the coast of Italy, includes a mixture of classic and little-known routes for all abilities including walks exploring the limestone Ogliastra coast, the Golgo plateau, the barren Supramonte, the wild mountains of Genneragentu and Punta La Marmora. Sardinia's intricate network of paths has long been unknown to the millions of visitors who flock to the island?s beaches. But for those who venture off the beaten track they offer a wide range of challenges and a long, sunny walking season. This guide covers the highest and wildest parts of the island, in an area once proposed for a national park, using both newly-waymarked trails and lesser-known shepherd's tracks, and step by step route descriptions are illustrated with the author's own detailed contour mapping and photography and backed up with a glossary of both Sard and Italian words and phrases, as well as detailed information about local train, bus and taxi services and accommodation services.

Paddy Dillon is a prolific guidebook writer with over 40 books to his name. He has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland as well as in Nepal, Tibet, the Canadian Rockies and much of Europe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849655576
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 6/6/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 50 guidebooks to his name, as well as more than a dozen booklets and brochures. He writes for outdoor magazines and other publications, as well as for tourism organisations.

Paddy lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He enjoys simple day walks, challenging long-distance walks, and is a dedicated island-hopper. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US.

While researching routes, Paddy works directly onto a tablet, so that his descriptions are precise, having been written at the very point at which the reader uses them. He takes his own photographs, has appeared on radio and TV, and is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild.
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Table of Contents

Map key
Overview of the island
Overview of the routes

Introduction
Location
Geology
History
Landscape
Trees and flowers
Birds
Animals
The national park
Getting to Sardinia
Getting around Sardinia
Accommodation
Health and safety
Food and drink
Language
Money matters
Communications
Tourist information
Walking in Sardinia
Where to stay
What to take
When to go
Waymarking and access
Maps of Sardinia
Emergencies
Using this guide

The Walks
1 Monte Ortobene from Nuoro
2 Monte Corrasi from Oliena
3 Punta Ortu Camminu and Sos Nidos
4 Punta Cusidore from Monserrata
5 Tiscali from Valle di Lanaittu
6 Tiscali via Scala de Surtana
7 Gola de Su Gorropu
8 Dorgali, Monte Bardia and Cala Gonone
9 Dorgali and Cala Gonone
10 Genna e Petta and Sa Portiscra
11 Codula Luna and Cala Gonone
12 Cala Sisine, Cala Luna and Cala Gonone
13 Giustizieri and Sa Coronas
14 Genna Silana to Genna Croce
15 Coile Orbisi and Sa Pischina
16 Fennau, Televai and Urzulei
17 Talana and Nuraghe Bau e Tanca
18 Monte Olinie to Coe Serra
19 Talana and Coe Serra
20 Sa Mola and Paule Munduge
21 Santa Maria Navarrese and Monte Oro
22 Baunei and Punta Giradili
23 Irbidossili and Cala Goloritzè
24 Golgo and Cala Goloritzè
25 Serra Ovara and Cala Sisine
26 Genna Sesole to Golgo
27 Genna Ramene to Golgo
28 Triei and Osono
29 Perda Pera and Monte Arista
30 Ulassai, Canyon and Punta Matzeu
31 Ulassai and Baulassa
32 Osini and Nuraghe Serbissi
33 Taquisara and Is Tostoinus
34 Perda Liana from Genna Filigi
35 Laconi and Santa Sofia
36 Funtanamela and Gurduxiones
37 Punta La Marmora from S'Arena
38 Punta La Marmora from Bruncu Spina
39 Punta La Marmora from Cuile Meriagus
40 Arcu Guddetorgiu and Girgini
41 Monte Spada from Genna Luddurreo
42 Tonara and Punta Muggianeddu
43 Bauer, Passo Perdu Abes and Tonara
44 Meana Sardo to Aritzo
45 Aritzo and Geratzia
46 Teti and S'Urbale
47 Teti and Craru Eridunele
48 Sorradile and Monte Cresia
49 Sedilo to Ponte Fiume Taloro
50 Sedilo and Nuraghe Iloi

APPENDIX A Route summary table
APPENDIX B Glossary
APPENDIX C Useful contacts
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