Things to see and do - Corte
Unmissable tourist sites
Corte Travel guide
Corte : Michelin's recommendations
Surveyed by the Eagle's Nest of its Citadel, Corte has its shale buildings topped with red roofs massing together on a proud rounded hillock that stands in the heart of a mountain chain. Founded by an adventurer working for the King of Aragon Vincentello d'Istria, Corte was the capital during the short-lived period of Corsican independence (1755-1769) under Pascal Paoli. Then it became a university city... for four years only, recovering this role in 1981!
Tourist attractions Corte : Things to see and do
rte delle de Corte F - 20250 Corte
This fascinating museum, which opened in 1997, is housed in the former Serrurier barracks, renovated by the Italian architect Andrea Bruno. It comprises two complementary sections: the Galerie Doazan, which displays a superb collection of items assem..
F - 20250 Corte
Running parallel to the River Tavignano, the source of the Restonica rises at an altitude of 1 711m in the Rotondo massif, one of the island's highest. After a turbulent 15km-course through lovely deep gorges forming natural swimming pools, it meets ..
F - Corte
In Corsican, Monte Ritondu means "Round Mountain". This imposing secondary chain of mountains on the island's median crest features Corsica's second-highest peak (2 622m altitude). For a long time it was thought to be the highest point on t..
3 Avenue du Pont de l'Orta F - 20250 Corte
15 Avenue de Gaulle F - 20250 Corte
Prix Prices from : 42 €
Hôtel Sampiero Corso Avenue Président Pierucci F - 20250 Corte
Prix Prices from : 67 €
24 cours Paoli F - 20250 Corte
A friendly little restaurant that cleverly combines old stonework with a pretty modern decor. The menu draws on Corsican tradition and dishes have a contemporary feel and a handful of Asian touches. Mouthwatering suggestions on the blackboards.