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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
21 May 2018
“Stunning specially when wet”
30 Aug 2016
“Not to be missed.”
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route de Palombaggia, 20137, Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I went their up the mountains from recommendation This place is bliss quite away from everything possible. Total quietness. These canyon do run a good distance full of private little natural pools at the top you could get a surprise with the naturist club that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mje0250400
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Absolutely incredible drive. About two hours from Porto Vecchio to Sorenzara on the coast again. Go via Zonza through Bavella. Places to stop and eat/drink/picnic on the way. Take advantage of the built in viewing stops. Such a lot to see.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank familyofgrownupsnow
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We randomly (at the last minute) decided to pootle along this road in order to get to Corte. We should have spent the whole fortnight on this road! (Should have read the reviews n'est pas?!) It was stunning. Majestic mountains, naughty goats spilling into and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sl140
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The Bavella Canyon is simply great! After approximately 1 hour drive from Porto Vecchio you reach the natural pools of the canyon where you can swim in cristal clear waters. There are some companies there offering canyoning tours with certified moutain guides, for all levels...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Veronique L
Reviewed 16 August 2015

As mountain views go, the Aiguilles de Bavella are quite breathtaking. With very nice hikes to waterfalls, slides, or the Trou de la Bombe, it is worth the detour. Even the small winding road to the pass is an enjoyable drive. Do avoid peak times,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank rwepapen
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Interesting as it is magnificent to see. The road to get there is difficult. You'll take Pictures as it is really amazing. Try to park near-by as it is busy.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank RoxidouNoiro
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The drive from Porto Vecchio to Nonza and on to Solenzara is stunning. The views of the mountains and the sea in the distance are beautiful. Although twisty the roads are not a problem and I would recommend this detour inland rather than the drive...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank themoores2015
Reviewed 10 June 2015

A great walk to see some amazing views! A must do when in Corsica! Wear decent shoes and bring water! And don't forget your camera!;)

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Traveltheworld1981
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We were so pleased that we extended our planned route to return via the Bavella Canyon after a drive from the east coast to Zonza and a walk to the charmingly named Dead Cow Point which ended in disappointment in low cloud. The scenery in...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank JLFDurham
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Fantastic mountains, great for hiking, with beautiful views. There are restaurants along the way where you can eat the local charcuterie (yummy) and eat homemade brocciu (a delicious light version of goat cheese)

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Patricia P
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