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Monte San Petrone

Monte San Petrone, 20229 Nocario, France

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About Monte San Petrone

The Monte San Petrone is a mountain located in the department of Haute-Corse. The slopes of this schist massif are covered with chestnut trees returned to the state of the forest, which earned it the name of Castagniccia. One of the nice trekking destination and also a place which is blessed with natural beauty.



Attractions near Monte San Petrone

Regional Natural Park of Corsica17.37km from Monte San Petrone

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.

Gorges du Tavignano23.36km from Monte San Petrone

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.

Gorges de la Restonica24.99km from Monte San Petrone

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

Étang de Biguglia27.88km from Monte San Petrone

The Étang de Biguglia is a Corsican lagoon located south of Bastia, on the Bevinco river. It is the largest coastal pond on the island which covers 1,450  ha. The fort of Biguglia located north of the pond bears witness to the strong activities of the past. This pond has been exploited for many species of fish. A nine picnic spot and also you can have fish from this pond and also swimming is allowed here.

Bravone28.38km from Monte San Petrone

The Bravona is a small French coastal river that flows in Haute-Corse and empties into the Tyrrhenian Sea. The lighthouse is still active and is fully automated and controlled by the Marine Nationale in Bastia. It was one of a series of coastal defenses constructed by the Republic of Genoa between 1530 and 1620 to protect against attacks by Barbary pirates.

Mount Rotondo29.84km from Monte San Petrone

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.

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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.