Cala Goloritze Rock Climbing
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DescriptionCala Goloritze is a very famous beach on the Italian Island of Sardinia. It is famous for being beautiful, secluded and the 143 m high Aguglia de Goloritze right on the water. There are numerous other climbs from single pitch to longer more involved climbs, but the real treat and most peoples goal is one of the routes on the Aguglia.
Routes are east, north, and west facing and depending on season and time of day the beach can very secluded or extremely crowded. The limestone is fantastic, featured and can be sharp.
National Park, Parco Nazionale del Gennargentu Details
Follow all national park regulations
Getting ThereBest way to the island is either flying into Cagliari in the South or Olbia in the north and renting a car, if you already have a car ferries are available from Livorno and Civitavecchia on mainland Italy.
Once on the island of Sardinia folloe SS131 towards Nuoro and Siniscola exit at Lula. Take the SP 38 towards and past Dorgali. Continue of the beautiful SS125, named Orientale Sarda, leading to the little town of Baunei. From Baunei, just before entering the village, turn to left following the road to the Church of San Pietro in Golgo (signpost Ristorante del Golgo); follow the road for about 10 km. Look for signs to Goloritze. Park at the end of the road at the equipped camping (Su Porteddu). Paying parking inside the camping area.
From here follow the path towards the beach. About 4 miles, hour and a half on the way down longer on the way out, 600-700 feet of elevation.
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