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Capo d'Orso

Via del vecchio marino, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Palau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very nice view on the surroundings. Make sure you go when it is absolutely blue sky otherwise you may not see some islands

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France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great little secluded beaches, good snorkelling. Amazing place. Far exceeded our expectations. The scenery is breathtaking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Really good value and well worth the fee. There's a short but steep-ish climb to the top. We went in the evening which was a nice time of day to go, I imagine it probably gets crowded during peak season and the daytime. Stunning views across the Maddalena archipelago and unusaal granite formations from wind erosion.

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9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a chance to get close to a fantastic example of erosion at its best. The formations are fascinating and the views literally breathtaking, due to the high winds during our visit. There is also a little history thrown in as the viewing tower at the top was originally part of a military installation. However, I found that I... More

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Vienna, Austria
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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Incredible granite formations, masterfully carved by the wind! The prescribed path to the top takes about 15 min. Impressive view from the top of Palau, Isola Maddalena, Isola Caprera... Be prepared for some intense wind and marvellous rock shapes, that are hard to resist to climb on to... Definitely worth a visit!!!

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The granite rock carved by the wind, Very impressive .Great view. Very good arranged path,clean,friendly stuff .approx 20 min walking till the top where you can see a bear but just his legs cuz he is kind of huge .By the path you can see another shape of stones like turtles,crocodile head....Just avoid to go there during a day because... More

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Bjarred, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing rocks and great Views of Palau and the Maddalena Archipilagio. Clean and secure. A nice walk up to the top of

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Elsene, Brabant, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Quite disappointing for a paid "attraction". If you're planning to walk there from the port of Palau, be prepared for a long walk :)

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Itala, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

A huge rock bear on the top of a hill surrounded by gulfs, islands and a lot of wind. Very impressive. I suggest coming here either at sundown or when a strong wind is blowing... hold you strong!

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Vicenza, Italy
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26 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

You get there after a walk of about 20 minutes, more or less. During the walk you can stop to take pictures, look at the view, with a description of the vegetation and the animals that live around. Tickets cost € 2, € 2 parking. The rock is carved by the wind, very special. While you visit it, you don't... More

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