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Capo d'Orso

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Address: Via del vecchio marino, 07020, Palau, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 390789707025

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Great views but needs to be done on a clear day

Once you get to the top and get close to the "Bear" you can't see the whole rock formation as one but you can walk under it's belly and have amazing views out over the water. If... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its a great visit, with great views. Not so much walking, definitely worth to go with kids. Parking is also relatively cheap. Would be better with some more shops or bars in the near.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Once you get to the top and get close to the "Bear" you can't see the whole rock formation as one but you can walk under it's belly and have amazing views out over the water. If you walk up next to the fort you can get a pretty good view of the whole rock. The walk is pleasant but... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Even though I read here this trip isnt quite worth your money we still went on a rainy morning. It's nice enough but not worth the fees.

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Thank RenateVink
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We saw the bear shaped rock whilst crossing from La Maddalena to Palau on the ferry, and decided we had to try and get to it.. Little did we know it was a recognised rock formation created over time and finally which favours a great bear - everyone knew about it and it's a visitor attraction - we enjoyed a... More 

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Thank Sue C
The Hague, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Capo d'Orso rock formation is worth a visit if in the Northern area of the island. It is accessible for kids as well. There are benches on the way up/down for rest. Views are worth the climb. There's ample parking, and a portable (single) restroom facility at the entrance.

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Thank Omar L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot and wonderful panorama. The lady at the till can speak English and French and is lovely. This is 3€ per person and 3€ for the car park but it's worth to go.

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Thank Alexandra O
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is bear shaped rocky area with nice views on sea-shore, neighboring islands like Maddalena. Entrance fee EUR 3.

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Thank Rim G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

You wont need much more than an hour to visit, but it's a lovely easy walk up to the top of the rock. There are several benches to pause at on the way up, and notices explaining the flora and fauna. The views at the top are absolutely stunning and there are labelled photographs indicating the places you are looking... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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179 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Yes it doesn't really look much like a bear. And yes it's a bit annoying the way you get charged 3 euros on the parking lot. But the additional 3 euros per person (children are free until 11 yrs and 2 euros until 18 yrs) really aren't too much considering that this site needs to be maintained and manned. It's... More 

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ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Beautiful beach lots of places to visit near by like fine restaurant ,garibaldis home where you can see the island of corsica

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