Plage de Balistra
Plage de Balistra, Bonifacio, France
About Plage de Balistra
The Balistra pond is a lagoon in Corse-du-Sud located north-east of Bonifacio, extending over 99 hectares. This pond is located north of the Gulf of Santa Manza , at the mouth of the Francolu stream. It is home to many species of birds such as great cormorants, diving ducks and great crested grebes. The pond is located in a wild area covered with scrub where one can observe the Hermann's tortoise and so more.
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The Sperone golf course is an 80-hectare golf course located in the town of Bonifacio, in the territorial community of Corsica. It was created in the early 1960s by Jacques Dewez, a former fighter pilot passionate about motorsport, recycled in real estate. An archaeological site of 4 hectares, including a vast Roman villa and a dry dock, is present not far from the golf course.
A famous majestic lighthouse with a size of 16.5 m, masonry stone walls, overlooking a rectangular-shaped building overlooking the sea to a height of 99.50 m. Phare de Pertusato is automated, not guarded, and not open to visitors. Walk along the cliffs of Bonifacio to the Pertusato lighthouse offers really stunning views back towards the town and out over the Straits towards Sardinia.
The Cap de Pertusato is the southernmost point of Corsica. It is a high limestone plateau with an area of 6010 ha, with a maximum altitude of 95 meters and a minimum of –50 meters. Among the peculiarities on the cliffs, we will notice the lapiazs : limestone surfaces dug with grooves and channels a few centimeters wide and separated by limestone blades. One of the natural locations where you can see the nature's wonder.
The Strait of Bonifacio is an international strait separating Sardinia from Corsica. Located in the south of Corsica the commune of Bonifacio. The strait is notorious among sailors for its weather, currents, shoals, and other obstacles. This urbanized area is currently a natural reserve and niche tourist destination, popular internationally as a diving location. Its maximum depth is 100 metres.
Palombaggia is a locality located in the town of Porto-Vecchio in Corse-du-Sud between the hamlets of Picovaggia and Bocca dell'Oro. Its white sand beaches framed by red rocks, bordered by umbrella pines , facing the Cerbicale Islands , are considered to be among the most beautiful in Corsica .
The Cerbicale Islands constitute a small archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea located in Corse-du-Sud, in the town of Porto-Vecchio, off the Punta Cerbicale. Since 1999, they have belonged to the Bouches de Bonifacio Reserve, which is the largest reserve in mainland France. To preserve the richness of the avian and underwater fauna, the Cerbicale Islands were set up as a nature reserve in 1981.
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