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Les Calanche Cliffs

Corsica, France
+33 6 09 49 06 10
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Better than Scandola

When traveling through Corsica and specially the Balagnes there are a lot of advertising to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louis B
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Montreal, Canada
One of the highlights in our week trip to Corsica

We were in Corsica for a week where we stayed 2 days in Calvi, 2 days in Ajaccio, 2 days in Porto... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Travellingisagift
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Oslo, Norway
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These gorgeous red cliffs tower over the Mediterranean.
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  • Average1%
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"a unesco world heritage site"
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"beautiful place"
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"tiny road"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When traveling through Corsica and specially the Balagnes there are a lot of advertising to visit the Scandola and the Calanques. The Calanques are the priority. Do it by boat but do it gain by car and hike a trail. Easy one, La tete de...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Corsica for a week where we stayed 2 days in Calvi, 2 days in Ajaccio, 2 days in Porto Vecchio and 1 day in Bastia. Between Calvi and Ajaccio, we drove through this beautiful place called Calanque de Piana. The road is...More

1  Thank Travellingisagift
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Driving through the mountains on a clear day we were able to enjoy the pics and cliffs that magnificient The rocks are red sharp the scenery extroordinair walk are available near and or along the road. A dream for people that do climbing

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Driving and hiking through the Calanche is a must-do experience on the island of Corsica. The contrast of the rugged red cliffs and the aquamarine of the sea makes this one of Corsica's most beautiful drives.

Thank ShDiRo
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Take the time to walk the narrow road and see these beautiful rock formations. Beautifu, serene, and peacful!

Thank isbister
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Les Calanches are a must see when you are in Corsica. It can be very busy with cars and people walking on the road. Spring and fall are good times to go (also because of the temperature). You can drive through and stop at small...More

1  Thank Voorburg_Holland
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

These coastal cliffs are breathtaking to say the least. They show best in the evening as the sun is setting on the rock-face which takes on a variety of colors as the light changes. This place is best visited in the spring or early fall...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Good roads lead you through miles and miles of impressive rock formations, great in morning or evening sun.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely scenic stop in the road in the mountains, the red cliffs looks amazing in front of the blue water. Really beautiful worth a stop in your trip

1  Thank Niklas E
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

It's a surreal landscape of dramatic, weather carved red granite rock formations very high up above sea level. Some areas were a little scary by the edge of the road as you looked straight down at a hugh drop. It is a UNESCO World heritage...More

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Joyce W
15 April 2017|
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You can take the bus from Ajaccio to Porto every morning around 8 O'clock.
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