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If you are in Corte, you definitely should do the hike! It was just fabulous. Even with kids (10... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Petra B
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Outstanding place

Thanks to the description above we followed the less challenging path. If you face the lake... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Corte, you definitely should do the hike! It was just fabulous. Even with kids (10 years and more) you can do the hike. It is not that demanding.

1  Thank Petra B
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the description above we followed the less challenging path. If you face the lake direction from the parking lot to your left will be a steep but doable and less open route and to you right is less overall less steep but with...More

1  Thank AlinaVel
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Heavy climb to the lake, suitable only for fit people. Two options to climb just after the Bergerie de Melo : on the left side (longer, but easier climb through the forest) and on the right (using ladders and chains, but with nicer views).

1  Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Very uneven path up via some fixed chains and ladders. I have occasional vertigo but found it bearable. Well worth the effort once you reach the lake. I even had a swim and jump in off the rocks. Fantastic views down valley Restonica and up...More

Thank David G
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We left early at 6.30 and were there ay 7.10. We were the first which was nice and also very good temperatures. The parking is just past the sign Lac Melo. We started and took the right path. In about 45minutes we were at lac...More

Thank Marijke_VL
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Please beware: the road to the parking lot is currently blocked due to the collapse of a bridge, meaning that you will have to walk an extra 18 kilometres in addition to the hike to lac du melo. The advantage is that you can enjoy...More

3  Thank Fletcher1890
Reviewed April 25, 2017

For nature lovers, you have to visit "Lac du Melo", if you are staying overnight in Corte. Bring a wind Jacket with you because it is a bit fresh up there, if you are tune for summer temperature. Brilliant view on top of the mountain...More

Thank Tropicalman-RB
Reviewed August 25, 2016

You have a choice, either walk by the "randonee" along the Restonica Valley (trail leading edge of the valley of course) or you can try to catch a bus (about 9.00 AM) or hitch-hiking. Whatever you do, at the end of road starst not so...More

1  Thank Marek G
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We drove up from Bastia and it took just about an hour and half to get to the parking spot at Bergeries. We reached about 9:15 am and left at 9:30. It's a lovely day hike and we took the straight ascent. It's fairly easy...More

Thank seema60
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A must do! We went with two children aged 9 and 6. The views are stunning and the hike itself isn't too demanding except at the top... Steep rocks with chains to help you hold on and a vertical ladder to climb! It's worth it!...More

Thank Tara111Hogan
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