Discover the mythical beach Tamaricciu
Located north of the Natural Reserve of Bouches de Bonifacio, Tamaricciu is, by the beauty and diversity of its natural environments, an emblematic site.
Nestled between Punta di Colombara and Capu Acciaju of his white sand beach is one of the most popular in Corsica, while to swim there, the island of Folaca, foreshadowing Cerbicale islands, represents a sanctuary for fauna and flora.
Beautiful and fragile
From the road, take the path right of the stone wall and then, the crow's feet, still go on your right, until plage.Tout along this route, you will discover the actions implemented by leConservatoire and managers. If it is well preserved maquis, it is largely thanks to the regular trail maintenance avoiding ramblings and trampling of this busy area. Among the protected plants Tamaricciu, there is one that has given its name to the site: African tamarisk.
Through the Looking Glass
For snorkellers equipped with fins, mask and snorkel, seabed Tamaricciu and the island of Folaca deliver sumptuous landscapes. Although qu'immergé in a natural environment, it's like here in a real aquarium where on little space, rub the main underwater environments of the island.
Beach Lavu Santu
DEPARTURE: Fautea beach.
You have to park on the edge of the road, beyond the barrier that leads to the beach and follow the path trail. After a few minutes of walking, the path splits into two. To mount the Genoese tower, turn left. For the beach, go straight. For beach Lavu Santu, go down the beach Fautea (right) and follow the customs trail for 30 minutes.
The river Cavu
Discover the forest Zonza in its eastern part with a stunning panoramic view of the plain. Trail-rich plants and shrubs of the maquis.
DEPARTURE: at the intersection of Sainte Lucie de Porto Vecchio, head towards Taglio Rosso. Cross the village and take the forest path. In the village center's departure is reported.
DIFFICULTY: hiking without major difficulty.
NOTE: In case of fire, forest gate at the entrance to the track is closed. Do not cross it.