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Nature Reserve of Scandola

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Which Was fun for us all. And also baby first experience in speed boat and she wanted more action... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GeorgeWolfs
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Excellent trip out from Calvi with a stop at Giralata for lunch. A helpful crew go out of their way... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
hughmartyr
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Which Was fun for us all. And also baby first experience in speed boat and she wanted more action. 1,5 year old (sigh) but also when guide was serious she enjoyed place and situation. Between her and the guide/ captain a nice relation was growing......More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Excellent trip out from Calvi with a stop at Giralata for lunch. A helpful crew go out of their way to get you on board and comfortable. The sea going and returning was a little rough for some but really nothing but a little spray.

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank hughmartyr
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Is by boat. Took one of the large ships instead if the small open power boats and had a smooth scrnic trip past the emerald waters of Scandola park. Guide spoke french german and english through pre recorded clips ... nice lunch visit to former...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Keith C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great afternoon. Pick your boat before going. Ask to a local or to your hotel A lot of fun. You can have a drink in the stop at the village

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pierre M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This nearly was a disaster for us! We're not very organised - we drove all the way to Porto (2hrs) thinking we could just pick up a boat from there, but they were all fully booked for the next 2 days! So advice no 1:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We came with a family of eight, including four children ages 12, 9, 7 and 5. The views of the Corsican geology is best experienced on the water in a small boat (max 12 people). There are many boat tour operators and we went with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank achoix
Reviewed July 2, 2018

While preparing for our trip you read lot about the Scandola. My take, the Zodiac trips are probably best for two reasons. You get closer to the Rocks, and the zodiac trip could be a good adventure in itself. But looking at the rocks could...More

Date of experience: May 2018
7  Thank Louis B
Reviewed June 6, 2018

We weren't sure what to expect when we took a 3 hour cruise from Calvi marina, but very glad we did. It takes about an hour of fast sailing form Calvi, then another hour slow steaming around the nature reserve and another hour back. Scandola...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank lewisreviews
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Protected by Unesco, this reserve is only visible from the sea (we took a boat tour from Porto). Magnificent rock and caves, beautiful rocks and colours. Must see !

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We did it with a boat without license required! At our speed stopping where we wanted to look at the fishes! Really great day!

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Dric59
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M9553SJandreas
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Louis B | Reviewed this property |
Colombo Line from Calvi
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willymaria
September 14, 2016|
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Response from pauline a | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Ajaccio and drove there, so I have no knowledge of hotels nearer to the Scandola reserve. In Ajaccio I can recommend the Hotel Napoleon. In the town centre, and.you can reserve a space in their garage... More
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