Santa Chiara Dam

The Santa Chiara Dam, a work of ingenious architectural with multiple arches, was designed by the engineer Angelo Omodeo, built in six years between 1918 and 1924, and it was a hydroelectric plant. It blocked the Tirso River.


One of the most evocative places in central Sardinia surrounded by wild nature, Lake Omodeo is the island’s most important artificial basin. For a long time it was the largest artificial lake in Europe and is currently a tourist attraction rich in history and scenic charm. Magical place to explore: on foot, by canoe, by kayak, by boat, by sailboat, by moutanbike, by motorcycle. It is possible to practice sport fishing. For excursions and water sports, contact the Sorradile nautical club at the address:

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