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The Purcaraccia is a stream of the town of Quenza on the massif of Bavella and pool Solenzara in Corse-du-Sud, and a tributary of the coastal river of Solenzara. The confluence takes place after waterfalls, near the needles of Urnucciu, with the stream of Vacca, the name of Solenzara in the heights. One of the nice location inside the forest which will refresh your mind.
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.
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
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.
The Gravona is a river of the Corse-du-Sud and a tributary of the coastal river the Prunelli. It has its source in the Renosu massif. It is one of the mountain rivers which was very pure and also its upper end the Gravona is a crystal-clear mountain stream cascading over falls and rapids into trout-filled pools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Purcaraccia is a stream of the town of Quenza on the massif of Bavella and pool Solenzara in Corse-du-Sud, and a tributary of the coastal river of Solenzara. It has a length of 5.6 km and The source of this stream to the south-east of Punta di u Fornellu at an altitude of 1,708 m. This stream, famous for its exceptional site, feeds the Solenzara river.
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.