A beautiful setting
A half an hour from Porto-Vecchio and its beaches, Ospedale (U Spidali) is the first mountain village 900 meters above sea level. It is named after the former hospital in the area that once was there.
On leaving the village towards Zonza, a small embankment allows to marvel a spectacular view of the Gulf.
Sights: A little higher, nestled in the heart of a forest of pine and beech lariccio, the artificial lake of Ospedale, draws an enchanting setting of Mateo Falcone by Prosper Mérimée homeland. This dam supplies drinking water all the extreme south region.
The village, forest, lake, places to discover throughout the year.
A field open games
Sumptuous forest of 733 hectares, or laricciu pines mingle with beech trees, which offers its walkers nature parenthesis green lung near Porto-Vecchio.
This is obviously, a space for many activities for peits like great, sports or family: hiking, ropes course, canyoning, bungee jumping, hiking or mountain biking quad ...
Piscia di Ghjaddu, a beautiful walk ...
A 4 km above the dam, waterfall Piscia di Ghjaddu represents an unavoidable walks in the area. Laricciu Pins, waterfall, rock "sentinel", rock shelters ...
Following this interpretive trail (1:30 to /) you will discover a wonderful waterfall called "A Piscia di Ghjaddu" which springs from a wall mineral to perform a fall of 70 m.
A Punta di Vacca Morta: a different route
Another famous route takes you to the Punta di Vacca Morta is who climbs to plateau at 1300 meters altitude and offers a panoramic view of the entire Gulf of Porto-Vecchio.
It takes 2:30 roundtrip do this hike.
The hamlet is a must Cartalavonu the Mare a Mare Sud. Hiking in 5 steps that connects Porto-Vecchio to Propriano.