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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Typical attraction. Unfortunately is situated on a street where it's not so easy to stop. but it sure is worth seeing. . And think about that strange games nature do
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  • unchanged over time. I had been there 20 years ago and I must say that nothing has changed, except off season photos are better.
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  • Near Castelsardo, five minutes driving inland towards Sedini, is located on the side of the road this rock, very impressive, in the shape of an elephant. You can enter its "belly", for the game and for suggestive photos
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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