From Sette Fratelli Park to the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia. Are you ready for your green adventure?

The regional park of Sette Fratelli (Seven Brothers)  is one of the largest parks in Sardinia. As a matter of fact, it boasts ten thousands acres of forest and it is located in the province of Cagliari, in the south-est area precisely.
The 7 peaks of the mountain range gave to this park its name. If you love nature and outdoor activities, this is the right place for you.

By hiking, you will discover stunning landscapes. What’s more, the sea is really close: you can reach the most beautiful beaches by car.

Canyon and mountains: wandering around the South of Sardinia

Sette Fratelli mountains
photo by Robur.q, via Wikimedia

The rocks, the mountains, the canyons (such as Baccu Anigiulus and Rio Picocca), the valleys crossed by rivers (the Ollastu, Cannas and Maidopis rivers); these are the elements that contribute to give a natural frame to this rare uncontaminated beauty.

Myrtle, junipers, alders are one of the several plants you can find here. In addition, rare animal species such as rabbits, wild boars, martens and golden eagles can be found. However, the most attractive specie to find is the Sardinian goshawk.

If you love birdwatching, Genis Mountain forest is the right place for you.

You can follow a path from Campuomu to punta sa Ceraxa. On your way, you’ll find Arco dell’Angelo (the Arch of the Angel), perfect area to admire the entire Castiadas Valley, the Campidano di Cagliari and Colostrai pond. Fra’ Conti, su Stumpu ‘e Giumpau Caves are also worth visiting.

Must-see at the Sette Fratelli Park

Photo by Chris Greenhow on Unsplash

Find your inner peace by walking along kilometres of hiking trails in the forest. If you’re lucky enough,you can meet a deer or you can see othe royal eagle, that lives in the park.

At the visitor centre, you can find information about hiking trails. In addition, there’s a museum devoted to the Sardinian deer.

When you reach Maidopis, you can find a botanical garden. It’s a space accessible to almost eveyone, from blind people to the ones with reduced mobility. By following the path and its stops, you’ll explore the local wildlife alongside the Maidopis River.

If you feel tired, you can relax under the shadow of the holm oaks or stop at the refreshment point.

Heaven on Earth: most beautiful Sardinian beaches

Villasimius Sardegna
Photo by Marco Molino, via Flicrk

Sette Fratelli Mountain chain frames an extraordinary seaside location. Heaven is a place on Earth thanks to these Caribbean beaches. Villasimius is one of the most picturesque coasts of Sardinia, due to its white beaches and its heritage, protected by the Area Marina Protetta di Capo Carbonara. A wide variety of long sandy beaches and majestic rocky stretches are just some of the things you’ll find here.

Must-go beaches are:

  • Porto Sa Ruxi
  • Campolongu
  • Cava Usai beach
  • Riso beach
  • Porto Giunco
Photo  by Raffaelino, via Wikimedia

Green accomodation near this beautiful place

Finding an eco-friendly accommodation in the south of Sardinia is nextremely easy.
Near the natural oasis of the Sette Fratelli, there are some green accommodation facilities. As a matter of fact, they aim to minimize their ecological footprint. Furthermore they want to offer to their guests a green travel experience.
Here are 3 eco-accomodation that should not to be missed:

1. Domu Prexada Sardinia Rural Cottage

Domu Prexada Sardinia Rural Cottage

Domu Prexada is an eco-friendly B&B in the green, in the south of Sardinia. Surrounded by nature, in the Park of the 7 Brothers, it is ideally located to visit the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia, from Costa Rei to Mari Pintau.

2. Rifugio in località Sa Corti

The refuge is located in the heart of the Park of the Seven Brothers. The peculiar characteristic is the self-sustainability all in connection with nature. Consequently, it is a place that makes its guests enjoy an experience in harmony with the environment.

3. B&B Sette Fratelli

bnb sette fratelli sardegna

An eco-friendly B&B at the foot of the Sette Fratelli massif, near the city of Cagliari, heading east, in a village in the countryside surrounded by greenery.

What are you waiting for? Follow our advice and book your green holiday. It won’t disappoint you.

Author: Monica Crudele

Curiosity and a strong desire to discover new things are what keeps me updated on what’s going on around me. I am a hopeless optimist; as a matter of fact, I strongly believe that every human being has enough power to make a change and, although our everyday actions represent only a tiny drop in the ocean, they are crucial in order to improve the world we live in.
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