Tour to explore haute-corse

TopicSites and museums
DepartureBASTIA (2B)
Details

For 6 days, you will explore the Haute-Corse. You will admire the wealth of this country.

You will leave Bastia and finish your journey along the Biguglia.


A day at bastia

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For this first day, we suggest you spend the whole day in Bastia.

Bastia

To start the morning, you can go to the market Bastia. On the stalls, meats, cheeses and other gourmet products Corsican will be offered.

Then you can visit the citadel of Bastia. The museum will present its collections around four themes, birth and urban growth center of power, cultural center and the Palace of the Governors. You can also find also temporary exhibitions in specially affected.

To continue and finish the day, we invite you to discover the chapel and fountain Monserato Alleto.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Posta Vecchia

  • Bastia
  • 04 95 32 32 38
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Hôtel Central

  • Bastia
  • 04 95 31 71 12
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Sud Hôtel

  • Bastia
  • 04 95 30 20 61
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Hôtel Thalassa

  • San-martino-di-lota
  • 04 95 31 56 63

Keep the Cap

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For the second day, you'll hit the road and discover the Cap Corse.

Erbalunga

Starting from the prefecture of the department of Haute-Corse, go to the Cap Corse. You'll make a first stop in Bastia. This village has become over the years a haven where artists and notables have made their home. The district Cintolinu is the Benedictine Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament, which dates from 1862, or the ruined tower of Sagro, the historic fortress of Tesoro. The road leaves the coast Macinaggio.

Col de la Serra

Make a second stop on the Col de la Serra where the view is unique. You then take the direction of Centuri Port, the fishing village's most picturesque Corsica Patrimonio Then continue to the famous wine village, where many wine tastings are offered. 

Finally, you end your day in St-Florent. You will discover its cathedral, narrow streets and harbor.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant U Liamone

  • Saint-florent
  • 04 95 37 12 81
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Hôtel des Mouettes

  • Belgodere
  • 04 95 60 03 23
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Hôtel Restaurant la Pietra

  • L'ile-rousse
  • 04 95 63 02 30
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Résidence Bénista

  • Monticello
  • 04 9 5 60 3 0 16

Discovering Columbus

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During the third day take the Ile-Rousse, go to a village and unusual you go to Calvi.

Ile-Rousse

You will go towards the Ile-Rousse. Stroll through the square Paoli. This is the living place of the city. We suggest you also visit the covered market near the square and on the island of Pietra.

San Antonino

Then we advise you to San Antonino, perched in an eagle's nest. You will discover a village of 75 houses around, welded to each other, forming a labyrinth embryo to better resist the potential invader.

Calvi

Finally, you will arrive at Calvi. Why not take a boat trip? Interests Corsica Jet offers some hiking. If you do not want to take your eyes open, you can take the 2 hour hike, which takes you to the cave Veaux Marins through the bay and the beach Revelatta of Aghia. You will also discover coves between Calvi and Galeria. Finally, a swimming break in the turquoise waters you will be offered before your return.

During the evening, you will stroll through the beautiful streets of the city can stop and eat on the port. If you have time, you can always make a detour to the church of St. John the Baptist, built in the thirteenth century or even before the house of Christopher Columbus? Bearing a plaque that says "Here was born, in 1451, Christopher Columbus, immortalized by the discovery of the New World, while Calvi was under Genoese, who died in Valladolid May 20, 1506. "


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Césario 3*

  • Calvi
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Résidence Padro**

  • Calvi
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Camping la Morsetta

  • Calvi
  • 04 95 65 25 28
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Hôtel Casa Vecchia

  • Calvi
  • 04 95 65 09 33

The old Corsican

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During the fourth day, you will discover Corte and the oldest church in Corsica.

Corte

Corte has the Museum of Corsica. Part of the museum is dedicated to the discovery of ancient ethnographic traditions island. The second allows you to enter an era covers the industrial adventure draft and the resurgence of tradition in today's society. The view from the Belvédère is also fabulous.

Prunelli di Fiumorbo

Then head towards Prunelli di Fiumorbo. It is the oldest church in Corsica. The Church of St. John the Evangelist, is a beautiful building pre-Romanesque.


Accommodation nearby

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HOTEL CASA MARIA CICILIA

  • Ghisonaccia
  • 04 9 5 56 0 0 41
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Homair Vacances Marina d'Erba Rossa

  • Ghisonaccia
  • 08 20 20 12 07
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Hôtel Restaurant la Caravelle

  • Sari-solenzara
  • 04 95 57 46 27
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Homair Vacances Sole di Sari

  • Sari-solenzara
  • 08 20 20 12 07

We go back in history

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For the fifth day, you go back in history and discover Aleria.

Aléria

Inhabited since the sixth millennium BC, recall many traces of human occupation of Aleria. You can walk in the ancient capital of Corsica, discover its unique history. The site still searching, do not visit but you can follow the evolution of discoveries and enjoy the forum, a temple, the Capitol and balneum.

Waterfall Devil's Hole

You can then take the direction of Ghisonaccia, then continue heading south towards Prunelli di Fium'Orbu. Follow the U direction Poghju di Nazza. Ten minutes to walk to reach the waterfall Devil's Hole.

 

Accommodation nearby

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HOTEL CASA MARIA CICILIA

  • Ghisonaccia
  • 04 9 5 56 0 0 41
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Homair Vacances Marina d'Erba Rossa

  • Ghisonaccia
  • 08 20 20 12 07
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Hôtel Restaurant la Caravelle

  • Sari-solenzara
  • 04 95 57 46 27
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Homair Vacances Sole di Sari

  • Sari-solenzara
  • 08 20 20 12 07

The village pond

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For this last day, stop in the village stone Saliceto before taking the road towards the Biguglia.

Saliceto

A Saliceto, you will stroll through the narrow streets. You will also discover the river that runs under the church. You will see that many houses have retained architectural aspects very old.

Biguglia

Then you will relax along the Biguglia. The favorite place for many rare species of birds. You will discover the purple heron or the great cormorant.

Balance

The circuit that we offer is not the only possible one. For more holiday ideas, you can also visit the pages of tours in Corsica. We hope that this circuit will satisfy you. If you have any comments, do not hesitate to leave us a comment.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping Caravaning San Damiano

  • Biguglia
  • 04 95 33 68 02
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Hôtel Posta Vecchia

  • Bastia
  • 04 95 32 32 38
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Hôtel Central

  • Bastia
  • 04 95 31 71 12
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Hôtel Chez Walter

  • Lucciana
  • 04 95 36 00 09



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