Roccia dell'Elefante - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Roccia dell'Elefante
The Elephant rock is a large trachytic and andesitic boulder, with a strong rust color, considerably eroded by atmospheric agents that have given it the singular appearance of a seated pachyderm. The rock, which has a height of about four meters, is located in the municipality of Castelsardo in Multeddu, at km 4.3 of the SS 134 that connects the aforementioned municipality to Sedini. Originally the boulder was part of the rocky complex of Monte Castellazzu from which it broke away by rolling do
Attractions Near Roccia dell'Elefante
10.69km from Roccia dell'Elefante
The Coghinas is the most important river in the province of Sassari and with a length of 116 km it is the third river in Sardinia after the Tirso and the Flumendosa , however, being the 2nd for basin width after the Tirso and the 2nd after the Flumendosa for average water flow. A dam of its course near the Muzzone strait, by means of a dam 185 meters long and 58 wide, forms the homonymous basin, Lake Coghinas , which has a capacity of 254 million cubic meters of water.
Spiaggia di Li Cossi
23.63km from Roccia dell'Elefante
Li Cossi beach belongs to some of the most famous beaches of north Sardinia. Enclosed in a natural amphitheater of granite rocks, the beach has a length of just 80 meters but can be up to 70 meters wide, reaching all the way back to the riverbed. It's a great spot for taking pictures of the sunset as Li Cossi faces due west.
26.44km from Roccia dell'Elefante
The sanctuary of Monte d'Accoddi, also known as ziggurat of Monte d'Accoddy or Sardinian ziggurat, is a monument megalithic discovered in 1954 near the city of Sassari in Sardinia, 11 km of the road to Porto Torres. The monument, unique in the Mediterranean, was built in Sardinia in the second half of the fourth millennium BC. The monument was repeatedly completed. The last extensions of the temple were made in the era of the later Abealzu-Filigos culture.
28.44km from Roccia dell'Elefante
The Coghinas is the most important river in the province of Sassari and with a length of 116 km it is the third river in Sardinia after the Tirso and the Flumendosa, however, being the 2nd for basin width after the Tirso and the 2nd after the Flumendosa for average water flow. A dam of its course near the Muzzone strait, by means of a dam 185 meters long and 58 wide, forms the homonymous basin, Lake Coghinas, which has a capacity of 254 million cubic meters of water.
35.63km from Roccia dell'Elefante
The Monte Limbara is a mountain range located in the Sardinia north-east. Located in the municipalities of Tempio Pausania, Calangianus, Oschiri, Berchidda, of granite nature, it represents the border between the historical and geographical regions of Gallura to the north and Logudoro to the south. Characterized by modeled peaks, in the past, it housed a USAF radio base, while the highest peak, Punta Balistreri, rises to an altitude of 1,359 meters above sea level. Work is underway for the estab
Nuraghe Santu Antine
44.87km from Roccia dell'Elefante
The Santu Antine nuraghe , also called sa Domo de su re is one of the most majestic nuraghes in the whole of Sardinia and is also one of the most important of those existing. The entire complex represents an important example of megalithic architecture and it is assumed that the original height of the central keep reached a measure between 22 and 24 meters, the highest for that period after the Egyptian pyramids and the keep of the Nuragic palace of Arrubiu which measured between 25 and 30 mete
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Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy. The island attracts more than a million tourists from both Italy, from the rest of Europe, and, to a lesser degree, from the rest of the world. According to statistics, tourist arrivals in 2016 were 2.9 million people.
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