Area: Sardegna
Place: Arbatax

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The Port of Arbatax

The port of Arbatax is located in the homonymous hamlet of the Municipality of Tortolì, at the end of a peninsula called Capo BellavistaIt consists of a quay where the Tirrenia ferries from OlbiaCagliariGenoa and Civitavecchia dockA specific area of ​​the port, located a short distance from the embarkations, is intended for the piers where pleasure boats are moored.

How to reach the port of Arbatax


The Tortolì-Arbatax urban transport service is carried out by minibusThe Municipality and its hamlet are connected with the main inhabited centers of Sardinia thanks to the means of the ARST.

The regional company also manages the famous Trenino Verde of Sardinia, a tourist train service that allows travelers to admire the most enchanting places on the island. Mandas-Arbatax is one of the most popular lines on this circuit.


from Cagliari - Take Viale Lungomare del Golfo, SS 554bis, SS 125var and SS 125 Orientale Sarda in the direction of Strada Statale 125var Orientale Sarda in Tertenia. Follow SS 125var Orientale Sarda towards SS 125 Orientale Sarda in Bari Sardo. Take SS 125 Orientale Sarda. Drive in the direction of viale Arbatax / SS125.

from Olbia -  Follow SS 131 Central Nuorese/SS131dcn branch towards SS 389var di Buddusò and Correboi in Nuoro. Take the exit towards Lanusei from Strada Statale 131 Central Nuorese/SS131dcn branch. Follow SS 389var di Buddusò and Correboi and SP27 in the direction of viale Arbatax/SS125.

Airport connections - Port of Arbatax

The Municipality of Tortolì and the port of Arbatax can be reached from the main terminals of Sardinia, and in particular from those of Cagliari Elmas and Olbia Costa Smeralda.

  • from Cagliari Elmas airport - Inside the airport it is possible to choose from a whole series of car rental companies, which provide the customer not only with cars and motorcycles, but also minibusescampers and vansTo check availability and prices, please connect to the airport portal ( ).


  • from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport - The terminal where you can rent your car is located near the arrivals areaFor more info, you can consult the official website of the airport (, in the "How to arrive/car rental" section.

Connections Train station - Port of Arbatax

The connections between the center of Tortolì and the port of Arbatax , as mentioned, are ensured daily by a series of minibusesBoth the Tortolì and Arbatax stations are part of the Mandas-Arbatax tourist railway lineactive mainly during the summer, when the famous Trenino Verde resumes its activity. Since 1997, the two airports have not been reached by any public transport service.

Services available on the Port of Arbatax

  • Ticket office
  • Bars, restaurants
  • Hotel, B&B
  • Tobacconist
  • Info point
  • Food store
  • Pharmacy
  • Boat and dinghy rental

Ticket offices on the Port of Arbatax

Tirrenia - via Venezia 10, port of Arbatax, Tortolì (Nuoro)

Shops within (or near) the Port of Arbatax

Near the port of Arbatax insist nature activities mainly options and accommodationThe only exceptions are the souvenir shopsSardinian handicrafts and items for boatingfishing and diving . 

Moving towards the center of the Municipality of Tortolì, however, it is possible to find a more conspicuous and varied number of commercial activities.

What to see near the port of Arbatax

The territory of the Municipality of Tortolì is rich above all from the landscape point of viewThe thousands of tourists who reach Ogliastra every year to spend their summer holidays are literally enraptured by the clarity of the waters that bathe the beaches of the bay of Portu Frailis and Cala Moresca.

The Arbataxian coast is essentially made up of granite and porphyryThis peculiarity is well represented by the so-called red rocks, located between the port and Capo Bellavista. The Tortolì pond also deserves a mention: located a short distance from the port and the city center, it has been included in Natura 2000, a network created by the EU that includes sites of community interest and special protection areas.

From the historical-artistic point of view, the municipal area boasts a series of monuments. Among these it is impossible not to mention the church of Sant'Andrea (patron saint of the city), the church of Stella Maris, the church of San Giorgio and the church of San GemilianoAlso worth mentioning are the Tower of San Miguel a few steps from the port, the Tower of San Gemiliano, the Lighthouse of Capo Bellavista and the archaeological area where the Nuraghe S'Ortali 'e su Monti is located.