Long way down!

On route to the gorges we pass by just one of the stunning beaches to be found on the island. This is the pretty beach of Porto seen from high up above as we passed through the Calanques de Piana. The beach overlooks the Golfe de Porto and is a pristine little stretch of sand.Continue reading “Long way down!”

Gorges de la Spelunca

Next up on our Corsican odyssey is an exploration of the gorgeous Gorges de la Spelunca. Just inland from Porto, the awesome gorges offers splendid hiking, plus freshwater swimming on hot days. The Gorges de Spelunca are scenic river valleys cutting through the mountains. Rocky paths pass alongside stunning gushing waters of green, blue andContinue reading “Gorges de la Spelunca”

Calanques de Piana

As we head towards Calvi we choose to negotiate through one of Corsica’s natural wonders, the exceptionally beautiful Calanques de Piana. These are granite rock formations along the coast of western Corsica near Porto. Winding south from Porto to Piana in the north west of Corsica, is a coastal road with some of the mostContinue reading “Calanques de Piana”