Roccia dell'Elefante, Castelsardo

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 into our Castelsardo trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Castelsardo.
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  • Nice to have seen how wind, sun and rain can create such creations. It's only a few kilometers from by car from Castelsardo.  more »
  • The elephant is a rock eroded by wind and rain and looks like an elephant. There is a few parking spaces at the side of the road on the opposite side. Please take care crossing the road as traffic...  more »
  • Definitely recommend it to visit when you're in Sardinia! Couple on minutes drive from Castelsardo. It's free as being on the side of the road. Parking is easy and free we got there around 11am in June '19, some tourist but not crowded. Could comfortably take photos. The view also beautiful as always on this island 🌞😁
  • Worth a we quick visit if you are in the area. Small Parking area just down the road. Not much else around though.
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