Countryside

the countryside near Porto Vecchio

To discover Corsica differently

While staying at the residence, discover the hinterland with the forest of Ospedale, its waterfalls and activities (Canyoning, tree climbing, etc …)

The hinterland of Solenzara, a natural setting

The hinterland of Solenzara is recommended for all those who love nature and who love outdoor walks. The flora is very varied and lush. It is not unusual to see in the forest famous Corsica mouflon, wild boar and even magnificent raptors. Open your eyes!
There are also many waterfalls and natural pools with crystal clear waters. The Solenzara river, which gave the village its name, offers beautiful bathing places. Indulge. And for something different, you can introduce you to the joys of canyoning with a monitor, of course!

L’Ospedale, a beautiful setting

A half hour from Porto-Vecchio and its beaches, the Ospedale (U Spidali) is the first mountain village 900 meters above sea level. It owes its name to the old hospital in the region that once was there.
On leaving the village towards Zonza, a small embankment allows marvel at breathtaking views of the gulf.
To see: A little higher, nestled in the heart of a forest of lariccio pine and beech, the artificial lake of Ospedale, draws an enchanting setting, Mateo Falcone homeland of Prosper Mérimée. The dam supplies drinking water to the extreme south region.
The village, forest, lake, places to discover throughout the year.

Zonza, at the intersection of the Alta Rocca

The village of Zonza is located in the heart of the Natural Park of Corsica. Situated at the foot of the massif of Bavella, about 900 meters above sea level it is for centuries, the entrance door to the treasures of the Alta Rocca.
Zonza offers panoramic views of Bavella and Incudine.
You will discover on the hillside village old houses built on granite boulders overlooking the Asinao Valley. Through a development on a human scale, the beauty of the sites remained intact.
Resort popular for its hotels and restaurants, Zonza offers many opportunities for outdoor activities nearby.
Take advantage of your visit to discover Viséo racecourse, the highest in Europe, which hosts seasonally horse days in a particularly friendly atmosphere.


Source : Office Municipal de Tourisme de Porto Vecchio.