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Strolls and gone hiking

The hikes and digestive strolls from the Domain

Suitcases are put away and clothes tied up in the dressing room. The first rest day is done. Here are some suggestions of more or less easy walking, from your villa.

Walk half day

Calvi - To join the center of Calvi by foot, we recommend you to walk on the wooden walk, parallel to the beach. You will have a magnificent view on the Genoese citadel of Calvi with the noise of the waves and the opportunity to set your foot in the water. Nice at 7 pm in summer when the beach is less busy ! Ideal for a digestive walk from your Villa (count 25' to the port, walking quietly).

La Revelatta - A ballad by the sea with stops bathings in the wild creeks of the peninsula of Revelatta. A path was fitted out part of Calvi, winds through the scrubland and joins the lighthouse of Revelatta. A shorter alternative leads you to the beach « Mar'a Beach » which is deposited his vehicle and then find the path. Count half a day, or a day with swimming stops. Possible meal in season and warm welcome in the straw hut of « Franck », Mar'a Beach, in an enchanting setting ! 45 minute walk to reach the lighthouse from the beach, easy level.

La Croix - For a sportier ride, we advise you to climb to Capu di a Veta where is located la Croix des Autrichiens, The mountain dominating the bay of Calvi, peaking in 703m. View Gulf of Galeria to the west and the plains of Montemaggiore and airport north is.

La Serra - For an equally spectacular but less sporty view, we suggest you opt for the turn-off to the chapel of Notre Dame de la Serra with its panoramic views of the Gulf of Calvi. So accessible by car, via the road of the seaside direction Galeria and Porto. A magnificent view at sunset !

Occi - You appreciate old stones and ruins? Occi is a village of the XVè century, abandoned in the XIXè century and accessible only by paths, the shortest of which is from the village of Lumio (20-30’). It is a member of a program of rehabilitation today, carried by the fervour of particular gifts. And is reborn during St Nicolas, boss of the village, where his statue is carried in procession. Hike adapted to the children.

One-day hike

We recommend you the region of Corte and the valley of Restonica, the fitted out paths will lead you towards the lakes of the Melodrama and that of Capitello.
Or walking to the village of Girolata, accessible only on foot from the Col de la Croix by sea or enjoying a trip to the marine reserve of Scandola.
30 minutes from Calvi car, along the river Figarella, you dive into the forest Bonifatu. You will be charmed by the diversity of forest roads, the natural pools of fresh water, in the shade of pine and alder lariccio. A path leads to the refuge Carozzu, one of the stages of the GR 20. Hiking combined with some splash. Parking at the Auberge de la Forêt paying in season.

From the multitude of mule tracks, other hikes are possible in Balagne, do not hesitate to ask us at the reception. We have topographical maps, hiking guides, guide flowers and birds, which will allow you to orient yourself and grow you during breaks and hydration picture! Remember to bring good shoes, water in sufficient quantity, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.

On the way back to Calvi in your villa, relax in your private swimming pool, you deserved well him !