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Cala di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

Cala di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

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Description

Cala di Murtas, also also known under the name of cove Quirra, bordered by a long sandy beach, lies between the tower and Cape S. Lorenzo. The cove is dominated by the ruins of the castle Quirra which stood on 296 m high hill.
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
Cala di Murtas (Quirra  Sardegna)
Le château de Quirra
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
L'anse di Murtas, connue aussi sous le nom d'anse de Quirra, bordée d'une longue plage de sable, s'étend entre la tour et le cap S. Lorenzo. L'anse est dominée par les ruines remarquables du château de Quirra qui s'élèvent sur la colline haute de 296 m.
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Joëlle
Cala di Murtas (Quirra  Sardegna)
La tour Murtas, au S du cap Palmeri, domine le rivage. Quelques rochers rougeâtres émergent à l'E de la tour
31/10/2008
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Cala di Murtas (Quirra  Sardegna)
Attention, devant le centre de l'anse, le rocher de Quirra (Chirra), haut de 12 m, entouré de quelques autres rochers, émerge à l'extrémité W d'un banc couvert de 4 m d'eau.
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Joëlle
Cala di Murtas, chiamata anche cala di Quirra, delimitata da una lunga spiaggia di sabbia, si trova tra la torre e Capo S. Lorenzo. La baia è dominata dalle rovine del castello Quirra che sorgeva  sulla collina alta di 296 m.
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
Cala di Murtas (Quirra  Sardegna)
Torre de Murtas
Torre de Murtas
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Torre di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

0.7nm
16°
Murtas tower, stands 7 miles S of Torre San Giovanni di Sarrala, fortification of the Kingdom of Sardinia, is located on a hill overlooking the beautiful beach of Murtas. The tower has the characteristic shape of a truncated cone with different openings and dome. It was built between ...
12 Oct 12

Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)

1nm
143°
The islet di Quirra (scoglio di Murtas) is located in front of Quirra castle, between Murtas tower and S. Lorenzo cape. It is 12 m high and is surrounded by smaller rocks. It is 12 NM SSE of Murtas tower and 1 NM offshore.From the NNE, this islet appears reddish with a whitish top.A ...
12 Oct 12

Capo S. Lorenzo (Sardegna)

2.9nm
183°
San Lorenzo cape is identified by the round tower that Stands at 184 m. It is dark and rocky.From the cape, the coast, for a distance of 3 miles to the S, is backed close inland by a chain of hills with flattened conical summits. This stretch of the coast is fringed with shoals and ...
12 Oct 12

Capo Bellavista a Capo Carbonara (Sardegna)

2.8nm
217°
Between Capo Bellavista and Capo Sferracavallo, 13 miles S, the coast alternates in high rocky stretches and low, sandy, and marshy stretches.
The coast between Torre di Porto Corallo and Capo Ferrato is low, sandy, and backed by salt water lagoons. It is fringed with shoals and ...
11 Oct 12

Marina di Porto Corallo (Villaputzu Sardegna)

5.9nm
181°
It is a marina and a fishing harbour, to about 30 NM S Arbatax. The approach is not dangerous, tha Aragonese tower W side of the port is conspicious.

The entrance to the harbor and the depth were improved in 2000. However, the mouth of the wide river can cover in sand the entrance ...
18 May 13

Santa Foxi Manna (Ogliastro Sardegna)

9.2nm
Beautiful bay whose white beach named from the wide mouth of the river that flows into it. It is 1 NM S capo Sferracavallo.Ancorage during good weather, sheltered of W winds.
12 Oct 12

Capo Sferracavallo (Ogliastra Sardegna)

10nm
Sferracavallo cape is located N just after Coccorrocci beach and immediatly before Fosi Manna beach, to S.Capo Sferracavallo is a rocky promontory, covered with low vegetation. It is dominated by the tip Cartuccedu (598 m high). Ferru Mount (875 m high) is 2NM NW Cape and it is also ...
12 Oct 12

Golfo di Tortoli (Sardegna)

24nm
Gulf di Tortoli is entered between Isola dell’Ogliastra and Capo Bellavista, marked by a light, 2.5 miles S.
Winds from the NW and NE quadrants come up suddenly and blow with extreme violence in this vicinity.
They may last for 4 or 5 days and are preceded by whitish clouds ...
10 Oct 12

Capo Ferrato (Muravera Sardegna)

14nm
182°
Capo Ferrato, a steep and whitish promontory, 51 m, rises to Monte Ferru, 299m high and fall steeply on the sea. This conical hill stands 1.5 miles inland and is surmounted by a prominent white, tower, 10 m high.
13 Oct 12

Golfo di Quartu (Sardegna)

29nm
226°
Quartu gulf lies between Foxi tower and S. Elia cape, in the Cagliari Gulf.It is not recommended to anchor in the Quartu bay.Ancorage is also prohibited in a strip between the bearings to 314 ° of Mezza Spiaggia tower and 316 ° to the S. Elia E end cape and extending to 7 NM of shore.
17 Oct 12

Golfo di Carbonara (Sardegna)

26nm
196°
Carbonara gulf is located between Carbonara cape and Boi cape, in the Cagliari gulf, on its E side.Depending on the wind,we anchor on the W or E side of the bay. This large bay, rock and sand bottom, is very pretty and very crowded in summer.
NW of Carbonara cape, Carbonara Bay ...
15 Oct 12

Torre di Bari (Ogliastra Sardegna)

17nm
The Bari tower, remarkable, is an ancient medieval tower on the east coast of Sardinia, in the province of Ogliastra, 4.5 km from the city of Bari Sardo.

Bari Tower stands on a rocky promontory, advancing towards the sea, and is bordered by a sandy beach, called Bari beach.The ...
12 Oct 12
Local Area

Sardegna East

Du Cap Ceraso au Cap Coda Cavallo: Le Cap Ceraso est dominé par le mont Mandriolo qui porte à son sommet un signal en forme de tronc de pyramide. Le cap est débordé à l'E et au SE par des rochers et des hauts-fonds. Ces dangers sont balisés à leur extrémité NE par une bouée ...
25 Oct 08

Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages.
The northern beaches are ...
19 Oct 17

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15

Capo Comino a capo Bellavista (Sardegna)

In front of Capo Comino is a rock clearly visible from the north or south. The coastline is dotted with shoals that some places extend more than half a mile offshore: they are dangerous for coastal navigation.

The Ruja island is a good shelter to the sirocco.Orosei gulf opens ...
8 Oct 12

Capo Coda Cavallo a Capo Comino (Sardegna)

From Coda Cavallo cape the coast is rather flat with large cultivated areas. The shores are generally low and sandy with beaches with very white.

SW Coda Cavallo Cape the port Brandinghi (Brandinchi) provides a good anchorage, except in cases of E winds. To access to anchorage ...
3 Oct 12

Golfo Spurlatta (Sardegna)

Golfo Spurlatta  entered SE of Capo Ceraso, and lies up to Coda Cavallo cape. Tavolara island, located 4,2 NM of Ceraso cape, is the N end of the gulf.This gulf was declared "marine protected area of Tavolara/ capo Coda Cavallo" en 1997.
7 May 14
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