The Gulf of Orosei is one of the most famous and iconic areas of the whole Island. The beautiful sceneries, the several trails surrounded by wild nature and the cliffs overhanging heavenly white beaches are a real delight for the eyes of the several tourists who visit this area of Sardinia every year. From Bidderosa nature reserve to the more famous inlets such as Cala Goloritzè, Cala Luna and Cala Mariolu and the beach in Cala Liberotto, every stretch of this coast with its peculiarities allows anyone who loves being surrounded by nature to enjoy a one-in-a-lifetime experience and discover the seabed while snorkeling or diving, go bird-watching or for a hike through the uplands.
Besides the beautiful landscape, this area is rich in monuments of inestimable value from an historic and cultural point of view. In the town of Orosei it is possible to admire more than 15 religious buildings such as churches and shrines, that were built in the most significant spots of the town in honor of the Virgin Mary and of innumerable Saints. Many celebrations are organized every year, among which we must mention the feast of Saint James, the one celebrated in the Shrine called Su Rimediu or the fascinating feast of Santa Maria ‘e Mare, during which traditional costumes and some boats are decorated with flowers and local food is cooked to celebrate Virgin Mary as protector of the sailors. Moreover, during spring and summer time several events take place with the main aim of celebrating Sardinian traditions with food and wine festivals or folklore displays.