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Les Calanche Cliffs

Corsica, France
+33 6 09 49 06 10
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awesome sight...

to find a parking spot in PORTO is challenging, but once you are there, book the 1 1/2 hour boat... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Erfurt
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Jupiter, Florida
One of the most beautiful spots in Corsica

Amazing 250 million year old lava rocks in a beautiful red color. The teensy tiny road meanders... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Craig T
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San Rafael, California
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These gorgeous red cliffs tower over the Mediterranean.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (5 reviews)
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Corsica, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

to find a parking spot in PORTO is challenging, but once you are there, book the 1 1/2 hour boat sight seeing tour along the " Calanche Cliffs " We sat up front to take photos which is a great spot to see the cliffs....More

Thank Erfurt
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Amazing 250 million year old lava rocks in a beautiful red color. The teensy tiny road meanders through it, but beware of big busses and trucks! There are also nice hiking paths that start right outside of Piana. There is a nice little cafe at...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The rock formations against the sea are just beautiful, photos don't do them justice. There are plenty of places on the road to park so that you can get a good view. My favourite town along the way was Zonza. The total km for our...More

Thank Kalvin L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area & very interesting rock formations. There are plenty of places on the road to park so that you can get a good view.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Absolutely stunning coastal drive. Or even better cycle or motorcycle ride. We were lucky and had a sunny day and it was breathtaking. The rock formations against the sea are just beautiful, photos don't do them justice.

Thank Rowena999
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The day trip on the mountain roads to and from these distinctive cliffs is like driving in a 1960s James Bond movie. Heart stopping turns and views of mountains and beaches, mist covered peaks and somber towns perched on the edge of mountains. My favourite...More

Thank 849Jasper
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

It is definitely worth to drive through the D81 towards Piana. The view is astonishing and breathtaking. Do it early in the morning, there are fewer people, and take the time for a hike.

Thank Travelexpert3000
Reviewed 27 April 2017

For the lazy people like me, I recommend the trip from Piana to Porto. You will have on the right side of the road a lot of identation to stop your car to make pictures, or simply enjoy the environment. In this case, the doogs...More

Thank LexGrizzly
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had the chance to see the Calanche cliffs both from land and fro the sea and it simply leaves you out of words. The huge red cliffs sculptured by millions of years of wind and rain running down into the crystal clear sea are...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The calanche de Piana are south of the village of Piana in the west of Corsica and are one of the most impressive scenic highlights on the island. Extending over several kilometres, the calanche are a series of red rocks and cliffs that plunge up...More

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foodiefromDecatur
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Response from portolinea20150 | Property representative |
You can take the bus from Ajaccio to Porto every morning around 8 O'clock.
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