The Supramonte di Dorgali is situated between the valleys of the river Flumineddu and the river Cedrino.
It extends to 4400 acres in supramonte sea region, 6910 acres in the mountains with the Su Gorroppu ravine dividing the Barbagia from Ogliastra.
The extensive network of karst springs and calcareous rocks has contributed to the formation of caves, such as the Grotta del Bue Marino, or springs as Su Gologone.
Always related to karst phenomena or erosion there are the Doinanicoro plateau and the aforementioned Gorge of Gorroppu.
The Supramonte sea region extends between the municipalities of Baunei and Dorgali, it overlooks the Gulf of Gonone and it is deeply excavated by impressive codule that flow over the sea to form white sandy beaches.
Hardly accessible by land, if not after hours of trekking, the coast is a succession of cliffs, cliffs, caves, cliffs, pinnacles Giant Pinnacles stuck between the canyons.
Although currently the territory of Supramonte is rugged and hostile, between cliffs, gorges and canyons, lived many nuragic clans that only in the territory of Dorgali have left visible traces of as many as 78 villages, 46 Nuraghe, 14 dolmen, 40 Giant’s Tombs, 17 sacred wells and 3 megalithic walls of protection.
The most important among these are the village of Serra Orrios that counted about 70 circular huts and two shrines to megaron, the Nuragic complex of Nuraghe Mannu, overlooking Codula fuili, currently still the subject of research and archaeological excavations with the nearby and larger archaeological site of Su Nuragheddu.
The Village of Tiscali is the best known among the nuragic villages, certainly for its evocative atmosphere, and it was known since antiquity and frequented by shepherds of Dorgali.
Reachable only after a guided trek of medium difficulty, it is built inside a sinkhole, and it is not visible until you reach the inside of the cavity, through a wide opening in the rock face.