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Golfo di Porto, Girolata e Riserva di Scandola

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Address: les hauts de Curzo, Porto, Ota, Corsica, France
Phone Number: +33 7 77 81 50 14
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Spectacular walk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2016
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5 of 5 stars 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 the left. It is the more spectacular way to Girolata. You can return by the... More 

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Paraty, RJ
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3 of 5 stars 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.

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5 of 5 stars 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

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4 of 5 stars 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 Porto, I would go on one of the rib tours.

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars 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 overlooking the Golf (the view is simply breathtaking). You can and should stay in Porto... More 

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5 of 5 stars 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 can only get here by boat or on foot.

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