Gola di Gorropu

The Gola di Gorropu often referred to as Su Gorropu, is a formidable gorge found in the Supramonte mountain range on the Italian island of Sardinia. It is regarded as one of the most spectacular canyons in Europe and is a well-liked location for outdoor activities such as canyoning and hiking. The canyon's length is approximately 1.5 kilometers, reaching depths of more than 500 meters.

Visitors can descend on foot to the bottom of the canyon and experience the tight passageways and rocky rocks. In addition to its natural beauty, the Gola di Gorropu is renowned for its abundant biodiversity, which includes several unique species of birds and reptiles.


  • Hike up the nature trails:

The canyon has several hiking routes that tourists may follow to the canyon bottom. This allows them to explore the tough landscape, which includes tight passageways and rock formations.

  • Ascend and descend at the canyon for a worthwhile experience of birdwatching:

The Gola di Gorropu is also a famous location for canyoning, which involves descending into the canyon using abseiling, leaping, and swimming techniques. Canyoning is an activity that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime.

The canyon is well-known for its diverse wildlife, including several rare species of birds and reptiles. Observing nature can provide a sense of peace and tranquility. Visitors have a chance to see golden eagles, griffon vultures, and peregrine falcons soaring over the canyon. They may also see Sardinian rock lizards and Sardinian brook newts, along with many other species.

  • Capture moments of natural delight:

For those interested in photography, the Gola di Gorropu is a well-known location that offers breathtaking vistas of the canyon and its steep terrain, in addition to a wide variety of flora and fauna.

  • Visit the neighboring towns:

The canyon is located close to the villages of Dorgali and Baunei, and visitors can experience the history, culture, and traditional cuisine of these towns during their time in the canyon.

  • Visit the beaches in the area:

The coast of Sardinia is famous for its azure waters and white sand beaches, and tourists can reward themselves with a day at the beach after completing their climb in the canyon.

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Address of Gola di Gorropu

Località Gorropu, 08040 Urzulei NU, Italy

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