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Lac de Melu

Lac de Melu, 20250 Corte, France

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lac de Melu

Lac de Melu is a lake in Corsica, France. At an elevation of 1,710 meters, its surface area is 0.065 square kilometers. The lake is the source of the Restonica River. It is an hour's walk from the Grotelle sheepfold. It is a nice trekking destination and also this place has so many specialties too. A new bacterial species, Polynucleobacter meluiroseus, was discovered in the lake and also named after the lake.



Attractions near Lac de Melu

Lac de Capitellu0.92km from Lac de Melu

A beautiful mountain lake located in  Haute-Corse, France with an elevation of 1930 m. A nice trekking destination which was flourished with natural beauty.

Mount Rotondo2.9km from Lac de Melu

The Monte Rotondo is a top amounting to 2622 m above sea level. It is the highest point of the second-highest massif in Corsica. It is located in the center of the island between the pits of Talcini , Venaco , Rogna and Sorroinsù . The summit overlooks, among others, Lake Bettaniella, Lake Oriente and Lake Galiera. The Monte Rotondo massif is the second highest on the island.

Lac de Creno6.39km from Lac de Melu

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.

Gorges de la Restonica7.34km from Lac de Melu

La Restonica is a river that originates from Lake Melo at an altitude of 1,711 meters on Monte Rotondo. Its course is 18 km before joining the Tavignano in Corte. the Restonica gorges offer multiple possibilities for swimming and hiking. A winding road allows you to reach the sheepfolds of Grotelle which are the starting point for the lakes of Melo and Capitello. Its course is dotted with waterfalls and natural pools of clear and freshwater, in its first part, then becomes less uneven in the res

Lac de Nino8.26km from Lac de Melu

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.

Gorges du Tavignano10.04km from Lac de Melu

The Tavignano is a French coastal river on the island of Corsica, which flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea. One of the nice location which is away from city life and is blessed with natural beauty. A nice trekking destination and also a good camping site.

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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.