Palombaggia - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Palombaggia is a locality located in the town of Porto-Vecchio in Corse-du-Sud between the hamlets of Picovaggia and Bocca dell'Oro. Its white sand beaches framed by red rocks, bordered by umbrella pines , facing the Cerbicale Islands , are considered to be among the most beautiful in Corsica .
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Attractions Near Palombaggia
3.02km from Palombaggia
The Cerbicale Islands constitute a small archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea located in Corse-du-Sud, in the town of Porto-Vecchio, off the Punta Cerbicale. Since 1999, they have belonged to the Bouches de Bonifacio Reserve, which is the largest reserve in mainland France. To preserve the richness of the avian and underwater fauna, the Cerbicale Islands were set up as a nature reserve in 1981.
Plage de Balistra
15.64km from Palombaggia
The Balistra pond is a lagoon in Corse-du-Sud located north-east of Bonifacio, extending over 99 hectares. This pond is located north of the Gulf of Santa Manza , at the mouth of the Francolu stream. It is home to many species of birds such as great cormorants, diving ducks and great crested grebes. The pond is located in a wild area covered with scrub where one can observe the Hermann's tortoise and so more.
Cascade de Piscia di Ghjaddu
16.41km from Palombaggia
The Piscia di Gallo waterfall is located on the borders of Freto and Alta Rocca, at the bottom of the Oso valley, in the town of San- Gavino-di-Carbini, in Corsica. The waterfall is located in the Ospedale massif. The stream of Petra Piana, mother branch of Oso, reinforced by the stream of Palavesani from the Ospedale dam lake, crosses rocky chaos for 300 m after this confluence then falls 80 m along a rock wall. One of the nice location where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and it is also a
Golf de Spérone
22.69km from Palombaggia
The Sperone golf course is an 80-hectare golf course located in the town of Bonifacio, in the territorial community of Corsica. It was created in the early 1960s by Jacques Dewez, a former fighter pilot passionate about motorsport, recycled in real estate. An archaeological site of 4 hectares, including a vast Roman villa and a dry dock, is present not far from the golf course.
Archaeological Sites Cucuruzzu and Capula
24.1km from Palombaggia
Crossing a Mediterranean forest in the heart of a preserved environment, you will discover the Casteddu de Cucuruzzu, which is one of the twenty or so known casteddi of the island, located mainly in southern Corsica. Discovered in 1959 by the archaeologist Roger Grosjean, the Cucuruzzu site has been listed as a Historic Monument since 1982 and is on the list of 100 historic sites of common interest in the Mediterranean countries. It unveils to the public architectural remains of the Bronze Age.
24.2km from Palombaggia
A famous majestic lighthouse with a size of 16.5 m, masonry stone walls, overlooking a rectangular-shaped building overlooking the sea to a height of 99.50 m. Phare de Pertusato is automated, not guarded, and not open to visitors. Walk along the cliffs of Bonifacio to the Pertusato lighthouse offers really stunning views back towards the town and out over the Straits towards Sardinia.