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Golfo di Porto, Girolata e Riserva di Scandola

Golfo di Porto, Girolata e Riserva di Scandola
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 18, 2018
“Small village overrun by tourists but fine out of season”
Feb 28, 2016
“Spectacular walk”
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We arrived by yacht and moored near the shore. The water was warm and clear. The beach was man-made and calves wandered up and down it leaving their droppings wherever they pleased. It reminded me of some place in Jamaica that I have visited with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Oscar1812
Reviewed February 28, 2016

As all the reviews say, it is a spectacular walk to Girolata. We parked at the peninsula and walked down (not too scenic here). Once you reach the bay and beach, you cross a stream before getting to the next point. Take the path on...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Book a private boat tour and skip the soulless "fishing village" tourist trap of Girolata. It's become a short term parking place for sailing boats and tourist vessels. Not authentic at all, beach uninviting and garbage strewn all about.

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank TKMagnus
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our tender from the ship took us to this charming little village to get the boat tour of the Scandola Nature Reserve. A few shops & restaurants and places to take snorkeling and fishing trips. The cows on the beach just add little extra

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Ed P
Reviewed May 31, 2015

the boat trip was beautiful ... the drive from Calvi was not for the feint hearted (or car sick children!), we would recommend the trip from Calvi - it is a bigger boat, so the accessibility is probably compromised. If you want to drive to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank James H
Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were only in the Golf of Porto, but it is truly beautiful. Coming from Ajaccio, we drove first through the Calanche cliffs, with their magnificent red peaks making it actually quite hard to reach Porto. Once you pass the Calanche cliffs, you find yourself...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Ch-Henry
Reviewed June 2, 2014

It's truly blissful..I have no words to actually describe it..it's utterly beautiful and peaceful..with Gobi Cafe...friendly dogs, cats, donkeys just behind the cafe...I have no idea what to write because I'm speechless. I love this place and would like to come back there soon. You...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank myadesignstudio
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