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Address: Via del vecchio marino, Palau, Sardinia, Italy

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Amazing views

Firstly as others have said you do not get the full vista of the bear when you're this close. You need to take a photograph from the roads leading to the rock. We came from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The rock can not be seen as a hole, you will not be able to recognize the rock is shaped like a Bear. However the view from the rock over the bay is great. The walk to the top is very hot at noon om a summer day.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

First, you pay € 2,- for parking your car. Then you pay € 2,- for the entrance. Then you have to climb many steps to this strangely formed rock. And once you are there, gues what you see: just a rock and nothing like the bear like shaped rock, which you may see from the sea (or better ferry boat)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Firstly as others have said you do not get the full vista of the bear when you're this close. You need to take a photograph from the roads leading to the rock. We came from the south and got a lovely view on the way. There is a parking fee of €2 and an entrance fee of €2 per person... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It was very cool to see the rock up close. There is a short climb from the parking lot up to the viewing spots- it isn't too bad but the day we went is was very hot so you may want to take water. The view from the top is unmatched anywhere in the area- out over the entire archipelago.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The rock and the view are nice. We did not find the walk is as hard, steep or hot as announced. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Do not expect to see the bear-shaped rock, because it is too big and you couldn't see the big picture standing next to it. But if you are near there, visit this rock, as there opens very nice view when you are on top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Only in New Zealand we had the same experience! What a fantastic panorama of the archipelago! The islands in the sun together with the deep blue sea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

There's a very good view, especially during sunset from above. Rock itself is pretty interesting but kinda hard to see from such a close distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Is a really impressive giant rock at the northern point of palau. It's a fee for the parking of 2 Euros. It's 2 Euros each to get on top to the rock. You have a great view on the city of palau and the surrounding nature. It's REALLY windy on top of the rock! So watch out for your sunglasses/glasses/... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The rock really looks like a bear. There are some minutes of walk from the parking to the rock. But when you arrive it is a huge rock and you can walk around and under it.

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Address: Via del vecchio marino, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Palau

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