Natural and cultural treasures and wonders
Corsica is an island that conceals many treasures, and its wonders, both natural and cultural, are sure to attract your curiosity. You will be amazed and leave with your head filled with unforgettable memories!
Hiking enthusiasts will be well served, and will find many trails near the camping, between scrub and overlooking the Gulf of Cargese.
Le camping Torraccia offers you some routes for all levels, from beginners to advanced. Do not miss the coastal path which will take you to discover the lookout towers (not all are accessible on foot) built in the Genoese era to monitor the coast.
- Omigna Tower: 1 hour walk. Easy. " At the crossroads ".
- Tour de Topiti: 45 min walk. Easy. "Dominates the gulfs of Chiuni and Topiti".
- Capu Rossu tour: 3 hours of walking. Difficult passage. “Dizzying views”.
- Girolata: 4 hours of walking. Easy. "Natural site of world interest".
- The blue rocks: 4h30 walk. Easy. “Across E Calanche de Piana”.
- Le Château-Fort: 1 hour walk. Very easy. "Panoramic view of the Calanches de Piana on the sea".
- Le Capu d'Ortu: 5h30 walk. Difficult passage. "Balcony of the sea".
For nature enthusiasts, many natural swimming pools are a delight for lovers of translucent and very cool water to relax after a day of hiking, enjoy a little cool in the middle of summer or just admire the breathtaking surrounding landscapes. breath! You will find the village of Vico and its torrent approximately 35 kilometers away. 45 kilometers away, do not miss one of the region's natural curiosities, the Aïtone forest and its set of small waterfalls and natural pools carved into the rock, with emerald waters ...
If you prefer lakes, Lake Creno, 43 kilometers away, exceptional for its beauty and location, in the heart of a forest, at an altitude of 1310 meters, will satisfy you. Accessible after 1h30 of walking, its grandiose landscape will be a reward well up to the task!
If you want to fully enjoy the sea and the creeks, you can take a sea walk to discover the creeks of Piana, the Gulf of Porto, Girolata, in the Scandola nature reserve. Do not miss this natural gem, the first site in France to preserve both land and sea heritage. Scandola corresponds to the emerged part of an ancient volcanic complex partially collapsed at sea. The diversity of its volcanic rocks makes it a real geological showcase and its preservation has allowed the installation of a multitude of species, on land and at sea. Up to 15 species of fish have been recorded in the area! Scandola can be visited mainly by boat, as its pedestrian access remains very difficult. The beauty of the Gulf of Porto has earned it its inscription on the world heritage of humanity by UNESCO.
Lovers of history and old stones will begin their journey by Cargese, a former Greek colony of the XNUMXth centurye century. It has kept from its glorious past a peculiarity, two churches with different rites, a Latin church and a Greek church, which face each other on the seafront.
The village of Vico will offer you a very different landscape, more mountainous, of the interior. On a wooded slope, it is made up of old stone houses linked together by flights of stairs.
Take a detour to the XNUMXth century Convent of Saint Francise century, to admire his wooden crucifix made by an Italian master of the XVe century. Museum enthusiasts can continue their journey to Ajaccio, 47 kilometers away. Genoese city then later imperial city, the richness of its cultural and religious heritage has led to its “City of Art and History” label. Its colorful historic center, its ancient heritage and its many museums will immerse you in the fascinating history of Corsica. More information on the city ofAjaccio
To prepare your holidays in South Corsica with confidence, go to the website of our partner SportRIZER, and you can book the sports around camping ! If you would like more information for your stay, do not hesitate to consult the pages Camping, Accommodation et Themes.
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