Tortolì is the most important center of Ogliastra, a historical province of Sardinia. Tortolì is located on a large territory of the plain, near the central eastern coast of Sardinia, 135 km away from Cagliari. The port of Arbatax (1 km away) and Tortolì Airport connects Sardinia with the Italian peninsula. Tortolì is in a strategic position to reach the main beach resorts in Sardinia, such as the Gulf of Orosei. A few steps from Tortolì there are located fantastic beaches and other tourist attractions. Sardegna Magica allows you to book online hotels in Tortolì and all excursions and tours in the surrounding area.
Archaeological findings show that the Tortolì was inhabited in the early 3000 BC. In the tenth century the town close to the coast was abandoned due to the continuous invasions of pirates, the inhabitants moved to the present Tortolì. The proximity to the sea, but also to the pond, favored an economy based on fishing.
Tortolì is a corner of paradise with marvelous landscapes and an enchanting coastline full of beaches. The nearby village of Arbatax is one of the major seaside resorts on the east coast of Sardinia. There are many beaches in Tortolì, such as the Lido di Orri and Basaura, other coves you can visit during the boat trips along the coast. Tortolì is a pretty vital, well-organized town, full of accommodation, restaurants, shops of all kinds. You can make many walks in the center and admire the buildings dating back to 800 or spend a few hours at the three city parks. Tortolì is renowned for its culinary tradition, especially for culurgiones, ravioli with potato and mint sealed individually by skilled hands take on the characteristic shape of the ear.
Sardegna Magica allows you to book online a trip to Tortolì in Sardinia, from excursions to hotel.