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Weather Update in Corsica

What’s happening with the weather in Corsica? High temperatures and violent winds, it’s been an extraordinary winter…February has been extremely mild and we are looking forward to a calm Springtime.

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To the lighthouse!

The most remote coastline in Corsica, a Genoese tower, and a night in a lighthouse, Théo thinks this is quite the best family walking adventure in Southern Corsica. Walk the coast, Campomoro to Tizzano, en famille !

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Secrets of the Maquis

Corsica has a rich and varied vegetation. The maquis or ‘macchia’ is the name given to the scrubland that covers the hills. Amongst the plants that are found in the maquis78 of them are endemic.

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A Short break in Ajaccio

Corsica Adventure’s first guide, Mark Smith, hopped on and off flights from Peru, making his way gradually closer to me in Corsica. I was due to pick him up in 24 hours at Ajaccio airport and was …

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Super Guides

What makes a great guide A guide can make or break your trip.  Most of the time they are “exceptional” and will “surpass expectations.” Apart from their mountain competence, they are a pleasure to be with. They are friendly and caring people who enjoy the social aspect of the job. PartagezFacebookLinkedinemailPrint

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Hotel Dominique Colonna

Not just a hotel, an experience Situated at the entrance of the Restonica Valley (classed as a Grand site de France) the  ‘Dominique Colonna’ hotel nestles  on the banks of a beautiful pounding river.  It is surrounded by a landscape of astonishingly wild beauty. PartagezFacebookLinkedinemailPrint

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Sea Urchins

It’s not a BBQ, it’s an Oursinade. Most of us associate sea urchins with pain, a hazardous danger when swimming in the South of France.  For those of us who have stepped on an urchin, you will remember the pain, the black spikes penetrating the skin, splintering and breaking off PartagezFacebookLinkedinemailPrint

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Chesnuts

An age old Corsican proverb  ‘If you have nothing, you will eat nothing, if you want to make flour, go and collect chestnuts.’ A chì un ni hà, un ni mangna. Sé tu voli a farina va à coglia a castagna ». What could be better than sitting around a big open fire on a… Read more »

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Becoming a shepherd

In the idyllic, insular setting of the Corsican mountains, making the choice to become a shepherd is quite an undertaking. For it to be sustainable, you would have to be passionate about nature, love your animals and feel at home in a rugged outdoor environment that can be harsh.  PartagezFacebookLinkedinemailPrint