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7 pearls of the Casinca

Castellare di Casinca, Penta di Casinca, Porri, Loreto di Casinca, Venzolasca, Sorbo Ocagnano, Vescovato. The villages of the Casinca bear witness to the hard work of generations of united builders who created this country with their sweat and their soul.
Come to the rendezvous of yesterday's Corsica, discover the charm and cordial hospitality of its seven villages, Temple of the past!

Casinca

La Casinca

On a balcony overlooking the sea, the 7 Casinca pearls shine under the radiant Mediterranean sun. Between the Golo and Fium’Alto rivers, a soft sandy beach stretches for 9 km. The country of Casinca is made up of seven fortress villages posted as sentries, which have watched the sea for centuries. The high houses of uneven stone, carved, masonry, skillfully adjusted, topped with bluish slate, surround winding staircases, arched alleys and squares welcoming.

Castellare di casinca

Castellare di casinca

Castella di Casinca enjoys extraordinary sunshine and a sublime panorama over the plain and the Tuscan strait. Rustic fountains distribute their crystal clear waters. Flower beds and jars line the facades. The houses built of irregular stones covered with bluish slate, the narrow streets artistically paved with local stones lead to a pleasant little square at the top of the village. Adjoining the square, an old house has been converted into an art gallery.

Penta di casinca

Penta di casinca

Penta Di Casinca clings to its tapered rocky outcrop. The houses, with facades of gray and uneven stones, covered with slate, line up on the main street. Narrow alleys are articulated on this long street. A square, adorned with a Corsican-style fountain, dominates the plain and the shore. The baroque-style church, with its slender, slender bell tower, watches over this conservatory of traditional Corsican architecture. This village, out of time, is honored to count among its children the famous composer: Henry Tomasi. Penta Di Casinca, harmonious and authentic village, reflects the Corsican soul well deserves its classification.

Loreto di Casinca

Loreto di Casinca

Dominated by the Sant'Anghjuli world, this village enjoys magnificent sunshine and an unobstructed view of the Tuscan plain and strait, guided by a superb orientation table. A main street where the houses in greenish schist line up leads to the imposing Sant'Andri church, arbitrating a painting of the Virgin and the child that tradition attributes to ST Luke, a masterpiece of the popular baroque style of the island ... An enigmatic rock dominates the village: A tozza. The peaceful and friendly public square exudes harmony and serenity. The narrow streets and staircases, artistically paved with local stone, bordered by pretty vegetable gardens, are adorned with dazzling flower beds.

Porri

Porri

The smallest of Casinca's pearls stands elegantly on the delicate slope of its hill. In this village, everything is soft and harmonious. The stairs follow the beautiful houses placed in espalier. At the heart of the village, adjoining a charming little square stands the church with its pretty bell tower with two openwork floors. A few flower beds adorn the alleys. The village is intriguing with its sober beauty, its serenity and its enigmatic past: The ruins of Sajabicu. Near the village, a refuge cave, known as the maquisards cave, recalls the contribution of Porri and the country of Casinca to the liberation of Corsica.

Sorbo Ocognano

Sorbo Ocognano

Sorbo Ocognano has two hamlets built of tall houses of patinated and uneven stone. The main hamlet crowns the top of a hill overlooking the coastline. Stairs and vaulted alleys, paved with local stones, in soft ocher shades lead to the church with its remarkable bell tower with three openwork steps. A few flower beds light up the hamlet. The village is adorned with a fountain covered with small polychrome stones. The forest which invaded the old beds of culture constitutes the green setting of this typical village of Corsica yesterday.

Vensolasca

Venzolasca

Traditional village, mirror of Corsican architecture, Venzolasca is also a proud citadel. This belvedere, posted at the top of a ridge, is organized around a large street, long and straight, where the tall stone houses with slate roofs line up ... The slender silhouette of the Sainte Lucie bell tower watches over this picturesque frame. Emerging from the mineral, 2 tall palm trees soar towards the sky. The village offers its place adorned with a beautiful fountain under the benevolent and protective gaze of its "hairy marble"

Vescovato

Vescovato

Historical capital of the Casinca, former bishopric, capital of the canton, the village of Vescovato, whose creation dates back to the 16th century, has actively participated in the rich history of Corsica. It gave birth to famous people: the chroniclers Monteggiani, Ceccaldi or Filippini, the patriot Colonna Ceccaldi, the Count of Buttafoce or the captain of the ship Luce de Casabianca, hero of Aboukir. Mirabeau like Joachim Murat, King of Naples and the two Sicilies, stayed there. The baroque church, surmounted by a fine bell tower, shelters behind its beautiful classical facade, three naves and a high altar, richly decorated. The large, friendly, shaded square is adorned with a superb old stone fountain from its imposing residences, the memory of a distant and glorious past.

Orezza Orezza

Orezza

Source Orezza Located 17 km from the Hotel San Pellegrino, the source Orezza is known for its thermal waters with great medicinal properties.
You will discover through numerous villages riches of this beautiful region Castagniccia.

Folelli

Casinca

On a balcony overlooking the sea, 7 pearl Mercurio shine under the bright sun of the Mediterranean.

Between Golo and Fium'alto rivers, stretches over 9 km soft sandy beach.

The country Mercurio has seven villages fortresses posted as sentinels who monitor for centuries the sea.

The tall houses of uneven stones, cut and adjusted with art, masonry into a harmonious, wearing blue slate, encloses winding stairs, vaulted alleys and inviting places.

The villages of Casinca reflect the hard work of the builders of solidarity generations who created this country with their sweat and soul.
Come to the appointment of Corsica yesterday, discover the charm and warm hospitality of its seven villages, Temple of the past!

Les plages Les plages

Les plages

Parc Galéa

Parc Galéa

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