The shepherds refuges and histories of transhumance

An authentic and original path among secular junipers and a breathtaking view over the Gulf of Orosei

This hike starts from the charming beach of Cartoe.

From here, in a few minutes, we reach the path that goes up Mount Irveri.
We walk surrounded by the Mediterranean maquis with its many secular juniper trees.

We arrive in a locality called "Sa Tintura", where we can admire a Pinnetto (ancestral sheepfold) with its unique technique of construction: a circular stone base and a conical cover built with branches of juniper;  the shepherd bears witness to the time when the shepherds practiced transhumance, moving with the herds to follow the seasonal pastures.

From there, the view is superb: you can admire the Gulf of Orosei, from Punta Nera in the north, to Capo di Monte Santu to the south.
After a few minutes of rest, we go back down to the beach of Cartoe where we can take a refreshing swim in the crystalline sea.


DURATION: 5 hours 
MEETING POINT: To be defined with guide according to your location

Important information

Price details

The price includs the service guide and the civil liability insurance provided by the guide

Payement conditions

A deposit will be required by the confirmation

The balance  has to be paid on the spot by cash to the guide

Terms of cancelation:

  • No fees in case of cancellation arrived between more than 48 hours before the date of the excursion
  • In the event of cancellation arriving between 48 hours before the date of the excursion or in case of no show, the totality of the excursion will be invoiced.

In case of bad weather or unavailability of the guide, the excursion could be canceled. We will offer you the following alternatives:

  • another date
  • another excursion
  • Refund of the amount paid

45€ per person

This tour requires minimum 4 people. Please send us your request we will try to make a group

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How to book

  • Make the reservation through the calendar at the top right. You will receive confirmation within 24 hours
  • No amount is withdrawn if the activity is not available
  • No need to print the confirmation, it is sufficient to show the voucher with the smartphone

What to bring

  • Packed lunch
  • Water (at least 2 lt per person)
  • Sun protection

How to dress

  • Long pants
  • Hiking shoes (mandatory)
  • Sun cap

How to reach the meeting point

Once the booking is confirmed, we will send you the exact location via a google link.
The meeting place is reached by one's own means.

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