Paglia Orba - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Paglia Orba
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.
Attractions Near Paglia Orba
Col de Vergio
5.91km from Paglia Orba
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.
6.87km from Paglia Orba
Monte Cinto is the highest mountain on Corsica with a height of 2706m. It is the main peak that separates the Golo valley in the south from the Asco valley in the north. One of the main trekking and rock climbing locations in this area and offers a panoramic view of the whole area from the top of the mountain.
Lac de Nino
11km from Paglia Orba
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 de la Spelunca
13.52km from Paglia Orba
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 Fango
16.25km from Paglia Orba
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.
Lac de Creno
16.39km from Paglia Orba
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.
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