Heading to the Scandola Nature Reserve

A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, the Scandola Nature Reserve is one of the idyllic places of Corsica. Created in 1975 on the Scandola peninsula, it provides a very exotic setting. Here’s a panorama of the place.
By Justine Fiordelli

Ah Corsica! Beautiful, wild and welcoming, the “Isle of Beauty” is full of wonderful places to see including the beautiful Scandola Nature Reserve. Located in northwest Corsica, between Calvi and Porto, it surprises immediately by the size and scope of its endless brick-red cliffs with their strange forms! Protecting the natural heritage of both land and sea, the Scandola Reserve promises a picturesque and action-packed visit.

You’d like to go? Part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica and endowed with breathtaking scenery, the Scandola Nature Reserve is only accessible by sea from a number of cities and villages including from the port of Calvi and the town of Cargese. Once at sea, let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the surrounding landscape for an unforgettable voyage. Nature lovers will be captivated by the variety of species present: shellfish, seaweed, and fish of all kinds... There’s no doubt about it, the Scandola Nature Reserve is an exceptional place.

Heading to the Scandola Nature Reserve
Heading to the Scandola Nature Reserve
A wonderful site
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Heading to the Scandola Nature Reserve
Heading to the Scandola Nature Reserve
A wonderful site
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