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(Travel-France) It's Always the Right Time to Be in Corsica g

(Travel-France) It's Always the Right Time to Be in Corsica g

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IT’S ALWAYSTHE RIGHT TIMETO BE IN
CORSICA.
 
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able of contents
Nature
p. 4 - 7
The seaside
p. 8 - 9
The mountains
p. 10 - 11
Heritage
p. 12 - 13
The Region of Bastia
p. 14 - 17
Cap Corse - Nebbio - Saint Florent
East Coast
p. 18 - 21
Costa Serena - Costa Verde - Castagniccia
South Corsica
p. 22 - 25
Bonifacio - Porto Vecchio - LecciSainte Lucie de Porto-Vecchio - Alta Rocca - Solenzara
The Grand Valinco
p. 26 - 29
Propriano - Taravo - region of Sartene
The Region of Ajaccio
p. 30 - 33
Porticcio - South shore - Bastellica - Bocognano
West Corsica
p. 34 - 37
Porto - Piana - Cargèse - region of Vico
Balagne
p. 38 - 41
Calvi - Ile Rousse - Galeria - Ostriconi
Central Corsica
p. 42 - 45
Corte - Venacais - Niolo - Bozio - Asco
Photo credits p. 46Tourist Officesp. 47
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 the Lavezzi Isles where 68species of fish have beenrecorded, the Finocchiarolaand Scandola Isles that areFrance’s leading land andsea reserve, and theBiguglia Pond where 127species of aquatic birdsnest. In the spring every- thing is in bloom and the
maquis
is at its mostfragrant, and autumn isalso a delight when thechestnut harvest is celebrat-ed in the villages perchedon the tops, making Corsicaa delight to explorewhat-everthe season.
C
orsica is nothing like the image we haveof a Mediterraneanisland. In fact, no otherMediterranean island hasCorsica’s lushness. With the green of the chestnut trees of Castagniccia, thegreen of the rustlingbushes along the pathsof the
maquis
(scrubland), the verdant mountainpastures that are at theirmost beautiful during the summer, the greenof the vast forests ofindigenous pine trees that are hundreds of yearsold and that stand outagainst the Aïtone sky, the emerald patches of the mountain lakes, thesilvery green Nebbio olivegroves, the transparencyof the waterfalls and poolsof Restonica, and the greenlines of the Patrimoniovineyard in the spring.With more than 2000 plantspecies, Corsica will dazzleyou with colour. What ismore, the Regional NaturePark of Corsica coversmore than two thirds of the island. Five naturereserves protect someunique flora and faunawith the Cerbicale Isles that provide a sanctuaryfor crested cormorants,
ome and enjoy the fragranceof the herb-scented Maquis

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