Conservation Activities


On the small isle of Molarotto lives a lizard, unique in its species and in the world, called Podarcis tiliguerta ranzii in its scientific name, which has a particular blue colouring different from its subspecies.




Progetto di tutela degli ambienti insulari dalle specie aliene invasive.




Follow the Activites of the Marine Protected Area

Environmental protection and improvement, Education, Communication, Awareness and Promotion of sustainable development.

Rete Regionale per la conservazione della Fauna Marina SardegnaAMP Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo is a node of Sardinia Regional Network for Marine Fauna Conservation

If you find an animal in trouble please call:
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Welcome to Marine Protected Area Tavolara-Punta Coda Cavallo

The Marine Protected Area of Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo was established in the north-east of Sardinia on 12 December 1997 by decree of the Ministry of  Environment.
It is managed by a consortium among the towns of Olbia, Loiri Porto San Paolo and San Teodoro.
The important natural values, enriched by a spectacular landscape make this area of international importance for conservation.
The Area Management, in recent years, has implemented significant measures to protect guided by a new philosophy that supports the care and protection of the territory, the idea of a use sustainable in the long run. From this perspective, the Consortium Management has provided, in the activities of monitoring and scientific research, shares with important aspects of communication and education targeted at potential users.
The National Manager of 'A.M.P. presents itself as a privileged interlocutor of both the local community and a many visitors, aware that only the shared responsibility and the construction of scenarios management and protection of territory are really particular in use and may have a lasting fallout.
So we invite you to discover the Marine Protected Area of Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, so you can enjoy the opportunity to contemplate an environment still intact, reminding everyone that the nature asks us continue undisturbed respect for his great work. Welcome!



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Where we arre

Image of the Marine Protected Area Tavolara from satellite


Short list of the services offered by the Marine Protected Area of Tavolara.

  • Sea Services
  • Diving authorized
  • Authorized trip to the islands

©  2011 “Area Marina Protetta Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo"

via Dante 1, Olbia (OT) - 07026 Sardegna
 Tel. 0789/203013 - Fax: 0789/204514 - [email protected]


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