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Calacuccia : Michelin's recommendations


On the sunny slopes of the Niolo at an altitude of 830m, Calacuccia is an excellent base for hiking and skiing at the Col de Vergio. The eastern approach to Calacuccia, where the valley opens into the Scala di Santa Regina gorge, offers superb views of the village overlooked by the surrounding mountains. Continue to the villages of Calasima, on the slopes of Mont Albano, and Casamaccioli, with lovely views of Monte Cinto. Calacuccia dam, with its small recreation area, can be seen 200m below.

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Tourist attractions Calacuccia : Things to see and do

  • Climb up Monte Cinto Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    F - 20224 Calacuccia

    Monte Cinto (2 706m) is the "roof of Corsica". Only highly trained climbers should attempt the ascent. The path takes you through the glacial cirque formed by Monte Falo and Monte Cinto. It winds its way through the craggy morainic landscap..

  • Le Niolo Recommended Recommended

    F - 20224 Calacuccia

    The Niolo is the glacial basin formed by the upper reaches of the Golo, the longest river on the island. Its wild terrain was an enclave for a long time, giving this region a real sense of independence from the rest of inland Corsica. The region is o..

  • This narrow pass is one of the most famous and most untamed on the island. It runs through the stony desert which closes off the Niolo basin near Corte. The road, which at points is hewn into the rock face, looks over the gorge. The arid and haunted ..

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Hotels Calacuccia

  • Casa Balduina

    Lieudit Le Couvent F - 20224 Calacuccia

    In the very heart of the island, Casa Balduina offers an ideal location to admire the Corsican mountains. This mountain-style property offers rooms with views of the lake, garden or Monte Cintu mountains. All of the rooms feature an LCD TV and a pri..

  • L'acqua Viva

    Sortie Village F - 20224 Calacuccia

    L’Acqua Viva, a small family hotel, is located in Calacuccia, a small village in the heart of the Valley of Niolu in the Corsican Mountains. This charming hotel is composed of 14 comfortable rooms that feature private bathrooms, cable TV, telephone ..

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