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Capo Rosso, Piana

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#49 of 126 in Outdoors in Corse-du-Sud
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  • August 13, 2017
    Even if the last meters are a bit steep, the ride worth the look. Do not forget to take about 2 l of water per person
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  • August 13, 2017
    Visit Red leader and its Genoese Tower is a must for those who go to Corsica, it starts from the square without ben realizing the hike you will have to do without any SHADE! Required to bring plenty of water as well as the camera, pay attention to the many junctions that could cause loss of time and forces necessary to face the final climb very very intense and technique. At the top the view is quite breathtaking and suddenly the hardships disappear. The return trip is paradoxically more intense because the climb is less challenging but much more present than on the outward journey.
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  • August 4, 2017
    Hotel which does not deserve 4 stars piana their should view nothing is expensive and the service absolutely not to match a server that tells you we're not agree and which throw you the plate on the table... Even in a mac do this does not happen damage for the leader whose kitchen is good
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  • January 13, 2017
    A magical place with a view overlooking the Gulf of Porto. It takes good hour to go. Hiking is more difficult at the end where we ascend to the Genoese Tower. Allow the water in the summer. Superb ride and a panorama breathtaking.
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  • February 28, 2017
    Capu Rossu-second westernmost výběžk of Corsica. We went on a tour of one of the most beautiful Corsican Genoan towers. The ascent to the tower is not long, but quite steep. Views from the tower.
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  • May 23, 2017
    Beautiful ride with a great view at the top of the tower.
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  • June 15, 2017
    An exceptional place. Towards the North, we cross the capo rosso (the Red cap), where the Genoese Turghiu Tower taunts the waves at more than 300 M of height. Cap Rouge ahead its massive granite at the westernmost end of the island. 70% of the Corsican shores are made of rock. Capo Rosso (or Capu man in Corsica language) which means the Cap Rouge, is one of the points most West of Corsica. The capo Rosso is the second westernmost point of Corsica, exceeded only by island Gargalo satellite in the nature reserve of Scandola (and the most Western point of the island of Corsica in the proper sense). A few kilometers only of Piana, this cap is located more than 300 meters of height to provide a unique point of view on the Gulf of Porto, the Gulf of Sagone, but also on the famous creeks of Piana. This site is rated to the heritage of humanity by UNESCO and is dominated by the Tower of Turghio, a charming building built in 1608. The capo Rosso marks the limit of the Gulf of Porto in the South and the termination of the creeks of Piana. The Turghiu tower which rises to 331 meters, built by the Genoese when they occupied the island, is one of the highest of the Corsican coast. The region is known for its famous marine caves. The best-known lies perpendicular to the Tower, 300 m below and is called "the cave to double entry", she treats visitors by the beauty and awe of his bowels.
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  • February 3, 2017
    The hike is short but worth beautiful landscape on arrival, it dominates the Gulf of Oporto and Girolata of fantastic colours, attention to take water in the summer, it heats well and there is not on the way
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