Considered the most beautiful and wildest of the Italian Parks, it extends over 24 municipalities: Aritzo, Arzana, Baunei, Belvi, Desulo, Dorgali, Fonni, Gairo, Lodine, Meana Sardo, Oliena, Ollolai, Olzai, Orgosolo, Óvoda, Seui , Seulo, arise, Talana, Tiana, Tonara, Urzulei, Ussassai, Villagrande-Strisaili, most of which are mountainous, but some of them – Dorgali and Cala Gonone – are on the sea, with coasts and beaches among the most beautiful of Sardinia. The protected area includes the mountains of Barbagia and the Supramonte, and the easternmost part occupies the high and wild coasts of the Gulf of Orosei with the caves of Luna, of Sisine and of Fuili, dug by the waters. The scenery of the Gennargentu is characterized by a thick and continuous blanket of forests and holm oaks that, in some areas of Supramonte, is so dense as to leave no filter the rays of the sun. Large vegetable monuments like the millennial rates of Tedderieddu, the oldest in the world, that are in Arzana, while along the waterways, the maquis of juniper, phillyrea, arbutus, mastic, euphorbia, rosemary, holly and red berries leaves room to the saffron flower, the pink peony and wild orchid. Numerous animal species: endemic salamander inhabiting the streams of fish, including grouper, moray eels and lobsters, and mammals, the mouflon, the Sardinian deer, wild cat and fox. Very popular is also the boar.