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Address: Quai Landry, 20260 Calvi, Corsica, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 95 65 32 10
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Scandola Natural Reserve - Girolata trip

We chose the morning trip to the Scandola Natural Reserve with a two hour stop at Girolata on a hot day in July. The boat lefts the port of Calvi at 9.15 and comes back around15... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Andrea K
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Milan, Italy
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great trip to Ajaccio via spectacular Scandola Natural Reserve . Commentary in 4 languages . Managed to get a one way ticket and came back on the train. Wouldn't like to do either journey both ways but a brilliant day out if you take the boat there and train back

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We chose the morning trip to the Scandola Natural Reserve with a two hour stop at Girolata on a hot day in July. The boat lefts the port of Calvi at 9.15 and comes back around15 pm. After approx an hour we've glimpsed the wonderful red rocks of the Scandola reserve. The view with the blue - turquoise water and... More 

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United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

From our experience, we think that this is only worth visiting if you are a big fan of rocks and geology. If you are not, then not worth spending such an expensive ticket price. Three of us we paid a total of €150, which we could have spent on a nice dinner or hire a car to see other part... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The sights at the Scandola reserve were spectacular and the captain did a great job of getting us closer to them than i expected. Nice to have the announcements in English except when the captain spoke it was only French (disappointing).

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Morgat, France
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

It's a shame this is practically the only way to see the Scandala nature reserve. Despite it being low season, the boat was very busy - not necessarily a bad thing but the design of the boat means many have to sit inside with poor views of the scenery. Make sure you turn up well ahead of the sailing time... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We wanted to find a trip to see the Scandola Nature Reserve, and we're able to do so with the Columbo line. They responded to our written inquiries promptly and gave us advice on best ways to schedule the trip, weather permitting. We did the half day excursion, and we're hesitant because of the weather forecast for rain, but since... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Tourist boat trips can be a bit unremarkable but what impressed us about this company was their professionalism and obvious commitment to making sure that you had a good day. We took the 8 hour tour to the Scandola nature reserve, Capu Rossu and Ajaccio. The Corsican coastline here is testament to its violent geological past with immense cliffs of... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

An absolutely beautiful day! Breathtaking views, friendly crew, and gorgeous geological formations. We had a wonderful lunch after docking at Girolta. I don't understand other people's comments regarding the cost. We spent 60 Euros each for an amazing adventure, I expected it to be much higher. I would definitely recommend this tour!

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The overall score I give Colombo Line tour we have done is an average between the natural wonder of the Scandola cliffs (certainly one of the most amazing lanscapes not only of Corsica, but in my opinion of the whole Mediterranean) and the management of the excursion by the company. The performances of the vessels or the professionalism of the... More 

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Asse, Belgium
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32 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

we took the afternoon trip, where you don't leave the boat. I may have had unrealistic expectations, but as said before on this site: the rock formations start to get boring after a while and it's not really worth the steep price. Wouldn't do it again ...

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Address: Quai Landry, 20260 Calvi, Corsica, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 95 65 32 10
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi

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