Italy·May 11 - 16 2024

Sardinia's Gypsies | multi-pitch trip

5 days rock climbing multi-pitch routes and exploring Sardinia like 80s gypsies.

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Overview

Travelling in a gipsy way, camping and being free can be a beautiful experience. There is something incredibly liberating about packing your bags, setting up your tent, and hitting the road with no fixed plan. You can explore new places, meet new people, and experience a sense of adventure that is hard to replicate in any other way. This is the experience we offer in Sardinia. Sardinia, located in the Mediterranean sea, is known for its stunning natural landscapes and the beautiful beaches. As a climbing destination, Sardinia has plenty to offer, with some of the best climbing spots located in the area. The main spots that are a must-visit on your trip to Sardinia include Goloritze, Pedra Longa, and Monte Oddeu. Goloritze is a limestone tower located on the east coast of the island, which offers challenging climbs with beautiful views of the sea. Pedra Longa, a massive rock rising 128 meters above the sea, is a popular spot for experienced climbers. Monte Oddeu, on the other hand, is a massive rock formation located in the center of the island and offers a variety of routes for all levels of climbers. Climbing in Sardinia in an itinerant way will allow you to experience the island's unique culture and beauty, making it a perfect destination for any climbing enthusiast looking for an adventure.

Highlights

Climbing

Climbing

Sardinia is one of the best climbing locations in Europe. It has such a multitude of crags and climbing problems to allow climbing in any season. The mild temperature in the winter season makes Sardinia a great destination to escape the bad weather and enjoy climbing in the sun.

The Gipsy Experience

The Gipsy Experience

As a climber, there is nothing more freeing than being on the road, living out of a van or tent, and exploring new climbing destinations. It's a lifestyle that embodies the spirit of adventure, self-discovery, and self-reliance.

Sardinia

Sardinia

Sardinia (in italian Sardegna) is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, and one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is located west of the Italian Peninsula, north of Tunisia and immediately south of the French island of Corsica.

Hosts

Lorenzo

Lorenzo

Lorenzo is a certified IFMGA mountain guide, based at the Dolomites with tons of experience in mountaineering and adventurous trips in Europe and around the world.

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Schedule

This is the schedule for the days. The program can change depending on the weather conditions and what you decide to do with the guide.

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Day 1

Arrive in Olbia

The adventure starts in Olbia, where you will meet your guide and climbing partner for the days to come.

We will then start our trip with destination: Cala Gonone.

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Day 2

Aguglia Goloritzé

A 140m cliff overlooking Cala Goloritzé, Aguglia Goloritzé offers unparalleled climbing on technical limestone slabs with awesome views. Choose from 11 routes, 5c to 7b+. After climbing we'll have dinner in the stunning cove and right after we'll set sail for a sailing night, being guided by the stars. We'll stop in some bays in the north.

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Day 3-4

Pedra Longa

Another day, another iconic Sardinian crag! Pedra Longa is a spire that rises up 130m from the sea, offering amazing multi-pitch routes and sport climbing in nearby crags. In the evening we'll sail over to Aguglia Goloritzé, our climbing spot for the next day.

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Days 5-6

Monte Oddu & back home

Located in the heart of Sardinia, Monte Oddu is a massive rock formation that offers a variety of routes for climbers of all levels. The mountain's unique geology, consisting of red sandstone and granite, provides an excellent challenge for climbers. The routes range from moderate to difficult, with some routes requiring expert skills and experience. The scenery is breathtaking, with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. 

What's Included

What's Included

Certified Mountain Guide for the entire duration of the trip

5 days of climbing

Climbing safety equipment

Van

Fuel

6 days of gypsy life

Camping costs (around 20 euros per day)

Restaurants and bars

Flights

Anything not detailed in the "What's included" section

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Trip Entry

FROM$1,711.04/pp

Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is a place where rocks and sea find a new dimension...


...and merge into one, creating a unique set of colors, sceneries and emotions. Climbing here is a recent discovery of the ‘80s,  but has been continuously developed over the past 4 decades. Today the island boasts more than 4000 routes and a good number of boulders. Limestone is king, but you will also find some granite and basalt jewels with styles ranging from sketchy slabs to steep overhangs. The island has something for all rock climbers - you only need a local guide to help show you the best spots!

Sardinia, Italy

Trip Tips

Climbing Skills

Climbing Skills

There is no minimum level required for this trip as you will be accompanied at all times by a certified guide. However, due to the nature of Sardinia's crags, you will get the most out of the trip if you already have a little climbing experience and good level of fitness!

Liability

Liability

Fjello selects local partners with the utmost care. For any inaccuracies, however, we can not accept any liability. Climbing and sailing are a risky sports that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Fjello recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge and skills not go outdoor alone. All our trips include a local certified guide who will take care of your group. Enjoy your adventures safely with first-hand information from the locals.

Travel

Travel

Please DO NOT book your flights until this trip is confirmed. Most of our trips require a minimum number of participants to run. Wait for the status of the trip to be confirmed and for more information go to the "How it works" section

You'll Be Staying Here

Van life and camping

Van life and camping

For climbers looking to explore Sardinia, van life and camping are the best ways to do it. Sardinia is home to some of the most beautiful and remote climbing destinations in the world, and travelling by van allows you to access these places with ease. It's also a cost-effective way to travel, as camping is relatively inexpensive compared to hotels or rental properties. Van life offers flexibility, allowing you to change your itinerary on a whim and explore new destinations as they come up. It also allows you to immerse yourself in the local culture, meet new people, and experience a sense of community with other climbers. Camping, in particular, is an excellent way to connect with nature and experience the stunning landscapes that Sardinia has to offer. Whether you're camping on a remote beach, in the mountains, or next to a climbing spot, the experience is humbling and enriching. Overall, van life and camping are the best ways to explore Sardinia as a climber, providing the freedom, flexibility, and adventure that climbers crave.

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FAQs

You should bring:

  • climbing shoes
  • helmet
  • harness
  • chalk bag
  • belay device

All the other equipment will be provided by the guide.


You can visit this website for insights about the weather.

We'll confirm the equipment you should bring. 

You should bring: 

  • approach shoes
  • shell jacket
  • climbing clothes
  • warm clothes for the evenings (an insulated jacket is recommended)
Sardinia's Gypsies | multi-pitch trip

Italy· May 11 - 16 2024· 5 nights

FROM$1711/pp