Roccia dell'Elefante, Castelsardo
(3.9/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Raising its trunk at the side of Highway 134, you'll find Roccia dell'Elefante, an elephant-shaped rock used in ancient times as a necropolis. Originally part of the Rocky Mount Caseddazzu, the rock broke off centuries ago and rolled downhill before coming to rest at its current location. The inside walls feature carved bovine horns, representing the bull god revered for his strength and associated with death and regeneration. You'll also find furnishings meant to remind the dead of their earthly homes. Put Roccia dell'Elefante on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Castelsardo trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Roccia is worth a detour. The rock is cut naturally in form of elephant. It is two towers of Castelsardo, pretty little town by the sea and a pretty old town
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  • Stop for a panoramic picture in the journey towards Castelsardo. Very busy place, attention.
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  • It is a natural rock shaped like an elephant. Inside there are cavities to visit great fun for children. Recommended.
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  • It really is a georgeus elephant, and the surrounding views are really nice :) Nice place to divert your route through and stop for a few minutes.
  • Cute, pretty and funny. It's curiós site, an ideal for people Who loves geology.
  • It is awesome what the nature can do. Definitely one of the most rare places to visit
  • It is just a rock in the middle of nowwhere but a very nice rock ;)
  • Nothing special