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Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

San Marco cape, limits Oristano Gulf to the N. It is a small peninsula connected to the mainland by a sandy isthmus.

It has a lighthouse, 16m high tower, with two terraces on a one-story house, all yellow.

S and N of the Isthmus, towers Vecchia and S. Giovanni are round and white. The second is surmounted by two turrets.
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Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)
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Le cap S. Marco qui limite le golfe d'Oristano au N, est une petite presqu'île reliée à la côte par un isthme de sable.

Il porte un phare, tour haute de 16m, avec deux terrasses sur une maison à un étage, le tout de couleur jaune.

Au S et au N de l'isthme les tours Vecchia et S. Giovanni sont rondes et blanches. La deuxième est surmontée de deux petites tourelles.
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Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)
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Capo San Marco, che limite il golfo di Oristano al N, è una picola penisola collegata alla terraferma da un istmo sabbioso.

Ha una, torre del faro, alta 16 m, con due terrazze su una casa con un piano , tutto giallo.

S e N delle torri dell'Istmo le torre Vecchia e S. Giovanni sono rotonde e bianche. Il secondo è sormontato da due torrette.
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Sites around Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)
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La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)

0.1nm
144°
La Caletta is a small cove that lies at the base of the cliffs of Capo San Marco.Located to the interior of Oristano Gulf, it is a natural shelter from the strong winds of the mistral.
The small beach marks the transition from the dead sea to the sea alive.
La Caletta is part ...
12 Nov 12

Torre di San Giovanni di Sinis (Oristano Tharros Sardegna)

0.7nm
16°
San Giovanni tower (50 m high) is located 1 NM N of San Marco Cape, along the road that leads to the ancient city of Tharros.
9 Nov 12

Isola Mal-di-Ventre (Sardegna)

9.8nm
323°
Mal di Ventre island takes its name the difficulties encountered by sailors to navigate its waters.
Located opposite the Peninsula del Sunis, low and flat, 18 m high, it has an area of ​​80 hectares.
A light is shown from a structure, 4m high, standing on the summit of the ...
11 Nov 12

San Giovanni di Sinis (Tharros Sardegna)

1.1nm
21°
The Phoenicians settled in Tharros to 800 BC,  then  came the turn of the Carthaginians in 500 BC.
Port Tharros became a place of passage and a strong center of commercial activity. Its privileged position within the Sinis peninsula, protected from the mistral, the fertility ...
9 Nov 12

Torre del Sevo o Mosca (Turre Seu Sardegna)

2.6nm
327°
Sevo tower (1720) is near Terr'e Seu oasis, on a promontory 13 m high.
9 Nov 12

Isola Caogheddas (Sardegna)

3nm
325°
Few meters from the coast lies Caogheddas island NW tip of the tower Sevo.
9 Nov 12

Porto Turistico Torregrande (Oristano Sardegna)

3.6nm
48°
Oristano marina is located in Torregrande marina.Protected from all winds.

Beware shoals seaweed and sand around the port entrance.

Access is through a channel bounded by yellow buoys (red and green at night), remain at the center of the channel.
Prevent your coming ...
9 Nov 12

Porto di Oristano (Santa Giusta) (Sardegna)

5.3nm
89°
Large commercial harbour in the center of the W coast of Sardinia, S Tirso river. Within the commercial harbor is a marina.To access run through the channel dredged to 13 m, marked by two luminous beacons. Tel: 0783 72262 Fax: 0783 359933 E-mail: oristano@guardiacostiera.it
8 Nov 12

Spiaggia di Torre Grande (Oristano Sardegna)

4.2nm
52°
Correct anchorage in  front of the beach (3/6 m), but very noisy, nightclub on the beach (I was anchored in front!), move away a little and not worry.
8 Nov 12

Torre di Torregrande (Oristano Sardegna)

4.6nm
54°
The Aragonese Tower of Torregrande (15 m high) is surrounded by houses. A light is at the top.

It was built on the orders of the Spanish Viceroy Charles V (1537), originally called Tower "puerto de Oristan" (1639), only age Savoy had its current name: "Grande de Oristan" Tower ...
9 Nov 12

Capo Frasca (Arbus Sardegna)

6.9nm
171°
Frasca cape is the N extremity of Piana di Santadi, a plateau, which rises perpendicularly from the sea and is covered with vegetation.
It is also the S extremity of the Oristano gulf.
A light is shown from a structure, 8m high, standing on the cape.From this cape lies a military ...
7 Nov 12

Scoglio Il Catalano (S Marco Sardegna)

7.5nm
278°
Il Catalano rock, 11 m high, is 7,5 NM WNW of San Marco cape.
It is dark-colored, surrounded of shoals and is surmonted by a disused light structure.Two shoals, with depths 2.5m and 8m, lie about 0.7 mile NNE and 2.5 miles NNE, respectively, of Il Catalano.
9 Nov 12
Local Area

Golfo di Oristano (W Sardegna)

Oristano gulf is entered between Capo Frasca and Capo di San Marco, 5,5 NM , NNW.
The gulf has low, sandy, and gently sloping shores. In places, there are several whitish sand dunes, with patches of vegetation, backed by extensive lagoons and marshes.
Alternating succession ...
8 Nov 12

Capo Altano a Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Betweene Altano cape and Pecora cape the coast is high and rocky and peaks almost everywhere.All this part of the coast is at short distance overwhelmed by small islands.Between Pecora Cape and  Frasca Cape the coast is high, steep and healthy.Gulf of Oristano, oval, opens between ...
9 Nov 12

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
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