The secrets of western Corsica
A land of nature, hospitality and savoir-faire, the West Corsica region is full of hidden secrets you must discover if you come to visit this little corner of paradise. Follow the guide to find some ideas of things to see and do you should not miss.
The Scandola nature reserve was the first site in France dedicated to the preservation of both terrestrial and marine natural heritage.
A real postcard landscape on the western coast of Corsica, Girolata can be found on the edge of the Scandola reserve in a small, well-sheltered gulf.
On the Piana side, access a fantastic imaginary world naturally created by nature and discover this extraordinary landscape
This magnificent and exceptionally beautiful lake is reputed to be the most easily accessible mountain lake on the island.
This group of small waterfalls and natural pools dug into the rock in the heart of the Aïtone forest, marvels at its translucent emerald green waters.
Franciscan convent built in 1481 and now occupied by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
All seasons are beautiful, but in spring the region is an inexhaustible garden of colours and scents. It offers "time to take your time"...
Capu Rossu is a fabulous promontory, one of the highest sea cliffs in Europe, offering unforgettable views over the glowing landscapes of the Calanche de Piana and Scandula in the evening light, and eastwards to the tooth of Paglia Orba and the summit of Monte Cintu.
You don't have to choose between escapism and greed, we offer you both, a little change of scenery won't hurt your taste buds
Take your time. It doesn't matter if you don't get anywhere because you're not going anywhere. Savour the sounds, smells and sights of nature as you soak up the forest.
On the programme, still wild and deserted creeks inaccessible from the road, the ideal place to put your towel down and enjoy a picnic with your family or as a couple, then steep gorges plunging into the sea, and there before your eyes a festival of colours in every corner
If many are attracted by the beautiful beaches, the seabed and the landscapes of the coast, one should not forget that Corsica is a mountain in the sea and that the interior of Western Corsica is full of hidden treasures.