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Gorges de la Restonica

Gorges de la Restonica, 20250 Corte, France

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Gorges de la Restonica

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



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Gorges du Tavignano3.55km from Gorges de la Restonica

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.

Mount Rotondo5.48km from Gorges de la Restonica

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 Melu7.34km from Gorges de la Restonica

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.

Regional Natural Park of Corsica7.73km from Gorges de la Restonica

The Corsica Regional Nature Park extends over 350,510 hectares, which represents about 40 % of the island. This park is a paradise for those who love nature and beautiful landscapes. It is also one of the challenging trekking destinations and also you can perform so many adventure activities here. It is also home to a large variety of flora and fauna.

Lac de Capitellu8.06km from Gorges de la Restonica

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.

Lac de Nino11.8km from Gorges de la Restonica

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.

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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.