Gorges de la Spelunca - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Gorges de la Spelunca
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.
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Attractions Near Gorges de la Spelunca
Calanques de Piana
9.28km from Gorges de la Spelunca
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".
Col de Vergio
10.1km from Gorges de la Spelunca
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.
13.52km from Gorges de la Spelunca
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.
Lac de Nino
14.4km from Gorges de la Spelunca
Most beautiful and the second largest lake located at the altitude of 1743 m and it occupies 6.3 ha within the Camputile Plateau. The lake also serves as a source of Tavignano, Corsica’s second-largest river flowing east into the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is also a hiking attraction in this area. One of the nice location which was not at all damaged by the public and it offers a nice view of nature.
Lac de Creno
15.89km from Gorges de la Spelunca
The lake Creno is the only wooded lake of Corsica surrounded by pine Corsican. Water lilies have covered part of the surface since their establishment about twenty years ago. The lake rises to 1310 meters 1 and is only accessible by walking paths. it is also a nice trekking destination too. You can enjoy the natural beauty and serene surroundings of this lake very much.
Vallée du Fango
17.43km from Gorges de la Spelunca
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.