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Address: Corsica, France
Description: These gorgeous red cliffs tower over the Mediterranean.

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spectacular, rugged nature. most beautifull place on Corsica. view from the sea, a boattrip of 1 1/2 hrs . unforgettable

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

spectacular, rugged nature. most beautifull place on Corsica. view from the sea, a boattrip of 1 1/2 hrs . unforgettable

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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

These red rocks are simply stunning. People park along the very narrow road and then walk a distance to stop and ponder the beauty of these rocks. In addition, when you take a boat trip to,Scandola Nature Reserve, you can view them by water which is equally as spectacular. This is a must when visiting Vorsica. the entire island is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have been going to Corsica ever since I was a toddler and this remains my favourite. The drive with its stunning views is a must see and so typical of the area. You can also stop by the "dog head", get out of the car and take a "hike" to the "castle" where the views are even more stunning.... More 

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Cap d'Ail, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you go to Ajaccio in Corsica, take a day out and drive along the coast to the North as far as Porto. You will drive along the coastline and through the mountains, through Tuccia, Sagone, Cargese, through the Eucalyptus forests, the Calanches de Piana, the fabulous red, red cliffs rising out of the sea with views over the Mediterranean... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The previous reviews sum it up .. a lovely part of the world with many great walks ranging in difficulty. It can get very hot and water not always available so carry a plentiful supply. Also watch out for Boar hunters especialy at the weekend..they wear bright coloured tops but you might not ! !We camped in Porto which made... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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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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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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Address: Corsica, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica

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