Camping Via Romana
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Between sea and mountain, the camping Via Romana is ideally located for visiting the region and enjoying its incomparable charms. Halfway between Bonifacio and Bastia, Corsica Orientale is an essential crossroads for exploring Corsica.
You will find all the information for your stay on the website of the Corsica Orientale Tourist Office: corseorientale.com.
The diversity of the landscapes makes the charm of these perched villages, which knew how to preserve their authenticity.
- Prunelli di Fium'Orbu. The village, located on a promontory, enjoys a superb panoramic view of the Fium'Orbu, especially to the North-East on the plain of Aleria, its ponds and the sea. The Postal and Communication Museum and the Mnemosina Museum, which tells the story of Fium'Orbu, you will discover the past of this river region.
- Ania di Fium'Orbu. Hamlet of Serra di Fium'Orbu, landlocked and surrounded by scrub and greenery, the village is below a rocky outcrop. At its top, you can see a gigantic trough of hewn stone. Below the rocky peak, do not miss a visit to the Circinellu cave. Ancient prehistoric habitat, like many caves in the region, the cave and its maze of rocky corridors served as the ultimate retreat for the parish priest of Guagnu, Dominique Leca, known as Circinellu.
- Serra di Fium'Orbu, pillar of the ancient history of Fium'Orbu. It is impossible not to fall under the spell of the beauty of its wild and unspoiled landscapes, in the heart of the so green region of Fium'Orbu, between sea and mountains. You will see the beach of Quercione, with emerald water.
Beach / Diving
30 kilometers of white sand await you on the eastern coast, between fragrant pine forests, beech forest and translucent water.
Among the beaches offered by the coast, stop at Quercioni beach, in the town of Serra di Fium'Orbu. This beautiful sandy beach is bordered by small dunes for several kilometers. The nickname “cow beach” is given to it by the inhabitants of the region, due to the presence of cattle from the surrounding fields. Small local curiosity, the wreck of the Niagara, a trawler which was wrecked in the 70s, today very visited by divers.
For lovers of the sea, the region offers beautiful diving spots. For a discovery of the richness of the seabed, consult the website of the Tourist Office and its list of service providers on corseorientale.com.
- The deer enclosure, Serra di Fium'Orbu, in the hamlet of Ania. The deer are of Sardinian origin and have been introduced into a wild natural environment favorable to their establishment.
- L'Acquacitosa, Serra di Fium'Orbu, a source of ferruginous sparkling water. You will find a beautiful fitness trail nearby.
Many beautiful natural sites are located near the camping. Do not hesitate to ask for advice at the reception of the camping. You can admire the Bughja waterfall, an impressive waterfall nearly 100 meters high. To find out more, visit the thematiques page and on corseorientale.com.
Between tradition and modernity, come and discover the cultural and architectural heritage of the Fium'Orbu region, of which here are a few examples:
- The Via Romana, Prunelli di Fium'Orbu, the Roman road traced in the XNUMXst century, whose remains are still present.
- The old port of Calzarellu, Prunelli di Fium'Orbu. Former harbor quay at the foot of the Calzarellu tower, it is still partially visible today. The port was used in Roman times to load the wheat grown in Migliacciaru to deliver it to Ostia, the port of Rome.
- The Castle of Covasina, Ventiseri. In a bucolic landscape and a breathtaking view of the plain, the ruins of this Carolingian castle bear witness to the region's rich past. Overlooking the thick surrounding scrub, you will see the ruins of XNUMXth century housese in the XVIIe century.
- The Saint-Michel church, whose interior will leave you speechless. Covered with Neo Byzantine frescoes, made by the Greek artist Giannakakis, official painter to the Patriarch of Constantinople, the walls tell the main scenes of the Gospel thanks to the power of its graphics and its colors.
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