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Désert des Agriates

Désert des Agriates, 20246 Santo-Pietro-di-Tenda, France

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About Désert des Agriates

The desert of Agriates or the Agriates is a territory of Corsica shared between the micro-regions of Balagne 1 to the west and Nebbio. The only inhabited place of Les Agriates is the scattered hamlet of Casta . Some tourist guides present it as the only desert in Western Europe. This wild and untamed little desert sums up the beauty of Corsica. There are among the most beautiful beaches on the island, incredible scenery, and a preserved scrubland.


Attractions near Désert des Agriates

Plage de Saleccia7.42km from Désert des Agriates

The beach of Saleccia is located in Corsica , in the Agriates Desert , territory of which the origin of the name refers to "fertile agricultural land" 1 . The beach is considered one of the most beautiful on the island. The beach of Saleccia is a long strip of fine white sand that stretches for 1,200 m.

Plage du Lotu8.04km from Désert des Agriates

The Beach Loto Note is a beach north of the coast of Agriates Desert in Corsica, located between Punta di Ravijola and Punta Cavallata, bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. The beach is shared for half between the municipalities of Santo-Pietro-di-Tenda to the west and Saint-Florent to the east. Loto beach is accessible by sea and, on foot from Saint-Florent, by the customs trail which runs along the entire coast of the Agriates desert.

Plage de l'Ostriconi8.68km from Désert des Agriates

The Ostriconi is a small French coastal river that flows in the north of the department of Haute-Corse in the Corsica region and which empties into the Mediterranean Sea. One of the nice place to spend some leisure time and It flows from the southeast to the northwest, creating a valley called Paesi d'Ostriconi, located between the micro-regions of Nebbio and Giussani .

Col de Teghime17.71km from Désert des Agriates

The Col de Teghime is one of the main passes in Corsica. It offers a view of the two coasts of Corsica, with Bastia and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the east, Saint-Florent, the Desert of Agriates and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. A monument at the pass pays homage to the sacrifice of Moroccan goumiers in this battle and in the Liberation of Corsica. One of the nice location which was flourished with stunning views and natural beauty.

Étang de Biguglia24.78km from Désert des Agriates

The Étang de Biguglia is a Corsican lagoon located south of Bastia, on the Bevinco river. It is the largest coastal pond on the island which covers 1,450  ha. The fort of Biguglia located north of the pond bears witness to the strong activities of the past. This pond has been exploited for many species of fish. A nine picnic spot and also you can have fish from this pond and also swimming is allowed here.

Monte San Petrone32.81km from Désert des Agriates

The Monte San Petrone is a mountain located in the department of Haute-Corse. The slopes of this schist massif are covered with chestnut trees returned to the state of the forest, which earned it the name of Castagniccia. One of the nice trekking destination and also a place which is blessed with natural beauty.

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Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and politically one of the 18 regions of France. The island's climate, mountains, and coastlines make it popular among tourists.