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Capo Rosso

Capo Rosso, 20115 Piana, France

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About Capo Rosso

Capo Rosso is the second westernmost point of Corsica, only passed by the satellite island of Gargalo in the Scandola nature reserve. It is a cape of pink granite accessible only on foot and topped with a Genoese tower. It is one of the nice trekking areas and also the view from here is truly mesmerizing.


Attractions near Capo Rosso

Calanques de Piana9.3km from Capo Rosso

The Calanques are peculiar, bizarre geological formations: they are forty-meter-high red granite rocks that overlook the sea of the island. Calanques de Piana is Corsican Calanques located in Piana, between Ajaccio and Calvi, in the Gulf of Porto. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site named "Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve".

Scandola Nature Reserve13.75km from Capo Rosso

Scandola Nature Reserve is a marine and terrestrial Nature Reserve, with strictly regulated access. It’s part of the regional natural park of Corsica and also a UNESCO world heritage site too. The jagged and sheer cliffs contain many grottos and are flanked by numerous stacks and almost inaccessible islets and coves. One of the beautiful location which was blessed with natural beauty.

Gorges de la Spelunca18.58km from Capo Rosso

The gorges of Spelunca are located in Corse-du-Sud between the villages of Ota and Évisa. They constitute both the limit and the only access between the old pits of Sevidentro and Sevinfuori. The gorges offer breathtaking landscapes, dominated by a huge rock on top of which existed in the locality U Castellu. There is also a beautiful hiking trail form where you can explore the vast flora and fauna of this area.

Vallée du Fango22.6km from Capo Rosso

The Fango Valley was designated a biosphere reserve by UNESCO on1 st March 1977. Its heart is the Piriu Forest, made up of maritime and black pines as well as remarkable centuries-old holm oaks which are said to be among the oldest in the world. The Piriu yeuseraie has not been exploited since 1850. One of the nice trekking destination and also there is a beautiful river flowing through this area.

Col de Vergio28.4km from Capo Rosso

The Vergio pass (in Corsican Bocca Verghju ) is a collar of Corsica between Corte and Vico . It thus connects Albertacce in Niolo ( En-Deçà-des-Monts ) to Évisa in Deux-Sevi ( Au-Delà-des-Monts ). It is the highest road pass on the island. It is, with the passes of Vizzavona , Verde and Bavella , one of the four “great passes” of Corsica, making it possible to connect the two sides of the island from the interior.

Paglia Orba30.17km from Capo Rosso

Mount Paglia Orba is one of the most famous mountains in Corsica. it is an isolated massif, and dominates the west coast of the island; it is nicknamed the "  Corsican Matterhorn  " or even the "Queen of Corsican mountains".  It is also one of the nice trekking destinations in this area too.

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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.