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Calanche Cliffs

Corsica, France
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Ranked #1 of 152 Attractions in Corsica
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Owner description: These gorgeous red cliffs tower over the Mediterranean.
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We've traveled on the 7 continents and driven many roads. This piece of the earth is spectacular for its color and views of ocean and cliffs/rocks - something like Big Sur in California, but more rugged and remote. Plan on a couple of hours travel time for the drive and stopping for pictures and viewing. Facilities are minimal/non-existant. Heading north... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The cliffs are something out of this world! The driving through this area is quite strenuous, so be prepared and don't take any risks. But there are carparks for views, hikes and beaches all along the coast-line, so make sure to profit from many of these! Some photos and info can be found here; http://peak-exposure.com/adventures/2013/8/15/corsica

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just make sure you have small car - the highway is carved out of the hillside in some places, and be patient if you end up behind a bus (better to be behind one than meet one coming around the corner, those suckers swing w-i-d-e. Watch out for mountain goats, and if you have time stop for a snack in... More

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This really deserves a visit it is an amazing view and it is very easy to reach. We went there with my motorbike and we zigzagged thru coaches of tourists but it was worth anyway.

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Breath taking views..... that magnificent combination of the red rocky mountains with the sea views was amazing.... we did the nice walk (tete de chien) that was really worth doing and would recommend it..... then finish your day at any of the beautiful beach of your choice in the area..... very nice west coast area of corsica...

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Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Driving there was quite an adventure for us. The road of tiny and full of serpentines but the views you see ther are worth any effort you need to take. this red cliffs are just incredible. Unforgettable impressions.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After a beautiful drive, along the coast and serpentine roads in steep high mountains you finally reach Porto, where you get on a boat that will take you out to see these magnificant, amazing caves and pink cliffs. They come in all kind of shapes, and you get really stunned about how nature, wind and sea, work toghether to create... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Taking the tiny road just after Piana is an amazing journey, the view is absolutely stunning! If you continue along the road (to farther villages) you will maybe spot wild animals along the road. Way worth it.

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Virum
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38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great variety of cliffs, colors, and the splendor of nature This should be seen from the sea, for example on one of the organized boat trips.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It was really impressive to walk around these surrealistic rocks. Watch out for the cars and even buses!

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