This is without doubt one of the most beautiful areas of the island, characterized by three major gulfs. The first is the Golfe de Porto, which takes its name from the coastal station. At the top of the northern gulf Reserves Naturelle de Scandola, in the south side instead Les Calanques, fantastic rock formations that rise from the sea, forming columns contorted towers and irregular masses, as a wonderful garden of stone, registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The second bay is Golfe de Sagon, which takes the name from the previous coastal. The third bay is Golfe d’Ajaccio, which takes its name from the city of Ajaccio, the biggest and most important city of the island. How much the city reminds Nice on the French Riviera, has two ports: Charles Ornano and, as preferred by sailors Tino Rossi.
NOT TO BE MISSED
In areas of Golfe de Porto, in addition to the Calanques, its worth a visit Girolata, a jewel of the coast run, a truly out of the ordinary, accessible only by boat allows you to easily tie into its beautiful bay. In areas of the Golfe Sagone be a feature of the center of Sagone, famous for its beautiful beaches and excellent cuisine, worth trying to Stonda: in what looks like a hut open stone walls, you’ll find one of the best restaurants of the area . At the north also purchased the Plage d’Arone, white sand. Finally in the area of the Golfe d’Ajaccio are some of the most famous beaches, which are a little ‘to the south of the city of Ajaccio, and are Porticcio, Plage d’Agosta e de Ruppione Sea and Sun, these beaches are very equipped for the practice of water sports.