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Nature Reserve of Scandola

#8 of 355 things to do in Corsica Features Animals
Corsica, France
+33 4 95 51 79 10
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Amazing geology formations

This nature reserve is only accessible by sea and it is a once in a lifetime experience, The rock... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Beautiful from the sea

We took a boat trip from Calvi using a small boat from the company Calvievasion. Just 10 of us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adrian F
Oxford, United Kingdom
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“three hours” (2 reviews)
“boat trip” (3 reviews)
Corsica, France
+33 4 95 51 79 10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This nature reserve is only accessible by sea and it is a once in a lifetime experience, The rock formation are so diverse and spectacular and the water close to the rocks so clear that you have unobstructed view of the wildlife, if you come...More

Thank Binkievan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a boat trip from Calvi using a small boat from the company Calvievasion. Just 10 of us, ideal size to explore the little coves and caverns along the way. Stopped at Girolata for an amazing lunch.

3  Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We did the long boat trip of 3,5 hours which was amazing! Scandola reserve is really a must see! The guide speaks a bit of English.

1  Thank Lablonditude
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is certainly a must experience in Corsica, nature is the greatest artist and it has left its masterpieces in Scandola natural park. The huge cliffs,the multicolored rocks the crystal clear water all contribute to this natural wonder. It is only accessible from the sea,...More

2  Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This UNESCO World Heritage site is an unmissable experience when visiting Corsica. The cliffs and grottos are magical.

Thank pauline a
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The area is gorgeous and absolutely breath-taking, but after an hour it becomes 'more of the same'. Depending on the time of your visit you may or may not see a lot of wildlife and looking at pretty cliffs can get boring after a while....More

2  Thank Vera v
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We took a 6-hour trip to this World Heritage site in the hope of seeing lots of marine life and amazing beauty. The cost was an expensive $A145. There are a number of tour companies from Ajaccio- ours was owned by SAS Stella Marin Bologna.cant...More

3  Thank NatureLover1954
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Nature at its best. A must see when visiting Corse. Absolutely stunning. Lots of boat tours to visit this nature reserve. Or just hire your own boat to enjoy this enchanting place.

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We were staying in Calvi and took a boat cruise to see Scandola. It's spectacular. But I wouldn't advise doing this when the sea is rough.

1  Thank AllanChg
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We took the option without Girolata. We took a boat from Galéria. There are 2 companies, we took that one in the pier, € 35 per person in a large zodiac, in total were about 16-18 people. The guide, nice, speaks a little English and...More

4  Thank Marc1714
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15 September 2016|
Response from pauline a | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Ajaccio and drove there, so I have no knowledge of hotels nearer to the Scandola reserve. In Ajaccio I can recommend the Hotel Napoleon. In the town centre, and.you can reserve a space in their garage... More
5 August 2015|
Response from Smoking_Monkeys |
The folks at Natura Corsa are amazing.