All the Via Ferrata in Sardinia

All Via Ferrata in Sardinia

Via Ferrata Cabirol, Alghero, Sardinia

There are some very spectacular Via Ferrata in Sardinia. Starting from the easy and spectacular Cabirol in Alghero to the more alpine Pentumas in the mountains of Supramonte, they all have something special.

We organise tours to the most beautiful Via Ferrata in Sardinia only, leaving behind what we consider unsafe or not worthy the trouble. This is why you will find here below only a limited number of options.

Going on a Via Ferrata means exploring a vertical crag and accessing unusual locations with the help of a steel cable, which is used both for safety and to climb up harder passages. Participants to one of our tours must be confident with walking on steep and uneven terrain, have no fear of the height and be ready for a bit of physical exercise.

Learning how to approach a Via Ferrata is very easy and it doesn't take more than 15 minutes to master it. Anyhow is imperative that all participants respect all the basic rules and do not break them, putting their or other people' life at risk.

 

Via Ferrata del Cabirol

Via Ferrata Cabirol, Alghero, Sardinia

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 3 hours
Approach: 10 mins
Total Length: 2 km
Vertical Gain: 150m
Highest climb: 20m

The Via Ferrata del Cabirol is the most spectacular in Sardinia. It is easy enough to be completed by anyone with minimal physical preparation and even by kids over 12. It runs mostly on a horizontal path, suspended 100 meters above the sea.

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Via Ferrata Pentumas

Via Ferrata Pentumas, Oliena, Sardinia

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 2 hours
Approach: 1 hour
Total Length: 4 km
Vertical Gain: 150m
Highest climb: 15m

The Via Ferrata di Badde Pentumas is the most alpine in Sardinia. It is hidden in the canyon Badde Pentumas, on a crag that shows the scars of what the water did in millions of years.

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Via Ferrata della Regina

Via Ferrata della Regina, Monte Leone Roccadoria, Sardegna

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 2 hours
Approach: 15 mins
Total length: 1.5 km
Vertical Gain: 50m
Highest climb: 20m

The Via Ferrata della Regina is located on the north side of the high-rising rock formation that hosts the little hamlet Monte Leone Roccadoria. The lake behind the crag and its north exposition make it particularly enjoyable in the summer

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Via Ferrata di Tavolara

Trekking and Via Ferrata di Tavolara, Sardegna

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 6 hours
Approach: 2 hours
Total Length: 7 km
Vertical Gain: 600m
Highest climb: 25m

The Via Ferrata di Tavolara is located on the island of Tavolara. After a long trek, this is the best way to reach the summit of Punta Cannone, from where you can admire a breathtaking panorama over the sea and the coast of Sardinia

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What is Included

The cost of a Via Ferrata starts from €75 person*, for a group of 2 people minimum

It includes:

  • Professional guide
  • Helmets, harnesses ropes and Via Ferrata set

* = prices may be higher during the summer season (June to September)

What you need

You don't need to be fit, and don't need any experience. Be prepared to face high drops, climb iron ladders or help your way up using steel cables. You need to have:

  • Trekking shoes (no sandals, flip-flops or lightly soled shoes)
  • Comfortable clothing
  • 1.5 litres of water and some snacks

Map of all Via Ferrata in Sardinia

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