Seven Brothers (Sette Fratelli) Park

Strada Statale 125 Orientale Sarda, Sardegna, 09048, Italy

Sette Fratelli Park, also known as Parco dei Sette Fratelli, is a stunning natural reserve located in the southeastern part of Sardinia, Italy. The park covers an area of about 44,500 hectares, making it one of the largest protected areas on the island.

Here’s what you can expect to find in Sette Fratelli Park:

  1. Diverse Landscape: The park boasts a diverse landscape characterized by rugged mountains, deep valleys, and dense forests. The mountain range for which the park is named, Sette Fratelli (meaning “Seven Brothers”), dominates the scenery with its peaks and slopes.
  2. Rich Flora and Fauna: Sette Fratelli Park is home to a rich variety of plant and animal species, including several endemic species found only in Sardinia. The Mediterranean scrubland, oak forests, and cork oak groves provide habitat for wildlife such as wild boars, Sardinian deer, mouflons, and various bird species.
  3. Botanical Gardens and Deer enclosure: at the center of the park, you will find a small botanical garden where you can learn about the native plants and a deer enclosure where you can often watch deer up close.
  4. Hiking Trails: The park offers numerous hiking trails that cater to different skill levels, allowing visitors to explore its natural beauty on foot. Some trails lead to panoramic viewpoints offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscape.
  5. Cultural Sites: In addition to its natural attractions, Sette Fratelli Park also features cultural sites of historical significance. Ruins of ancient nuraghi (stone structures built by the Nuragic civilization) and shepherd’s huts dot the landscape, offering insights into the island’s past.
  6. Outdoor Activities: Visitors to Sette Fratelli Park can engage in various outdoor activities such as trekking, mountain biking, birdwatching, and nature photography. The park’s tranquil surroundings make it an ideal destination for those seeking to reconnect with nature and unwind from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
  7. Visitor Facilities: While Sette Fratelli Park prioritizes preservation of its natural environment, it also provides basic visitor facilities such as parking areas, picnic areas, and information points to enhance the visitor experience while respecting the park’s conservation goals.

Overall, Sette Fratelli Park offers a pristine natural environment, rich biodiversity, and opportunities for outdoor recreation, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and adventurers exploring the island of Sardinia.

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