It is located at an altitude of over 700 metres on a granite plateau, surrounded by the mountains of Barbagia di Ollolai, covered by dense oak, cork oak and holm oak woods, and characterized by massive rocks sculpted by the weather, among which the two rocks of Sa Crabarissa, with a feminine appearance, and that of Sa Conca de su Cannizzu, shaped like an eagle. Austis is a little village with approximately 800 inhabitants, well-known for its agritourism facilities that will allow you to enjoy typical local dishes like sa fregula stufada, based on wheatmeal pasta baked in the oven. The breeding of sheep and goats it its main activity.