Col de Bavella
Col de Bavella, 20122 Zonza, France
About Col de Bavella
The Col de Bavella is a mountain pass at an altitude of 1,218 meters on the French island of Corsica. The mountain pass connects Solenzara on the east coast of the island with Zonza in the Alta Rocca. The col is the most southerly of the four great Corsican mountain passes that cross the main ridge of the island. The pass forms an important connection between the southwest of the island and the northeast.
Attractions near Col de Bavella
The Aiguilles de Bavella are rocky spikes of red granite. The Bavella needles dominate the Col de Bavella at 1218 m, connecting the Alta Rocca to the east coast of Corsica. The massif is less elevated and yet much more frequented than that of the needles of Popolasca. The site is characterized by jagged peaks, large rock walls, and pines twisted by the wind.
A beautiful waterfalls which were located in Corse-du-Sud, which comprises of rocky area and This site is part of the high-quality landscapes, evoking a well-preserved environment. Corsica is known for its high number of endemic species of freshwater invertebrates. One of the nice location which is covered with greenery and also a nice hiking location.
The Purcaraccia is a stream of the town of Quenza on the massif of Bavella and pool Solenzara in Corse-du-Sud, and a tributary of the coastal river of Solenzara. It has a length of 5.6 km and The source of this stream to the south-east of Punta di u Fornellu at an altitude of 1,708 m. This stream, famous for its exceptional site, feeds the Solenzara river.
The Purcaraccia is a stream of the town of Quenza on the massif of Bavella and pool Solenzara in Corse-du-Sud, and a tributary of the coastal river of Solenzara. The confluence takes place after waterfalls, near the needles of Urnucciu, with the stream of Vacca, the name of Solenzara in the heights. One of the nice location inside the forest which will refresh your mind.
The Monte Incudine is a 2136 meter high mountain on the French island of Corsica. The mountain is the highest mountain that lies entirely in the department of Corse-du-Sud. The Monte Renoso and the south flank of the Maniccia (2425 m) at the Monte Rotondo are on the border of both departments. From the top of the mountain, one has a view of almost all the mountains of Corsica, and in good weather, Elba and the Italian mainland can be seen.
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.
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