The Gulf of Orosei is one of the most famous and iconic areas of the whole Sardinia. The numerous tourists, who every year visit Sardinia, are fascinated by the wonderful landscapes, the several trails surrounded by wild nature and the cliffs overhanging heavenly beaches that can be found on this side of the Island. Every stretch of coast gives nature lovers the opportunity of making unique experiences and enjoying beautiful places, such as Bidderosa Nature Park or other famous beaches, like Cala Goloritzè, Cala Luna, Cala Mariolu and Cala Liberotto where the sand is white and plenty of services are offered to the visitors. In this area it is possible to go diving or snorkeling to explore the seabed, go bird watching or hiking uphill.
Besides the beautiful landscape, this area is rich in monuments of inestimable value from an historic and cultural point of view. In the town of Orosei it is possible to admire more than 15 religious buildings such as churches and shrines, that were built in the most significant spots of the town in honor of the Virgin Mary and of innumerable Saints. Many celebrations are organized every year, among which we must mention the feast of Saint James, the one celebrated in the Shrine called Su Rimediu or the fascinating feast of Santa Maria ‘e Mare, during which traditional costumes and some boats are decorated with flowers and local food is cooked to celebrate Virgin Mary as protector of the sailors. Moreover, during spring and summer time several events take place with the main aim of celebrating Sardinian traditions with food and wine festivals or folklore displays.