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Desert des Agriates

#28 of 345 things to do in Corsica Features Animals
Corsica, France
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The smells of the Corsican "Maquia"

OK, let's clear that up right away, this is not a desert. There's a nice sandy beach that extends a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Benoit P
Not really a desert

Maybe it is technically, but it just feels like a bit of a barren area. We passed through it... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Ian T
Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 Apr 2017
“The smells of the Corsican "Maquia"”
17 Sep 2016
“Well worth visiting”
Corsica, France
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

OK, let's clear that up right away, this is not a desert. There's a nice sandy beach that extends a bit on land... The rest is rock and Corsican "maquia". It is a beautiful place where to hike (many different paths with different distances to...More

Thank Benoit P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Maybe it is technically, but it just feels like a bit of a barren area. We passed through it rather than making it a destination

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Drove through this area on the journey from Calvi to Saint Florent. Brillint scenery so try to be the passenger. Wish we had had the time to explore the area more fully.

Thank tonyrpayne
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice organized trip. We booked a 4x4 with a driver for 18€/person. You can do the trip by yourself but need definitely an adequate car and experienced driver. 45min bumpy drive through rough but beautiful landscape. At the end a beautiful beach, no shadow...More

Thank Selena H
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Extremely unusual, rugged terrain with distant views of the Sea. An interesting drive on curvy but well maintained roads with plenty of pull-offs to enjoy the sights. Highly recommend.

Thank Bruce1942
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Take a walk along the coast deep into the agriates. Two awesome beaches are along the way. Do not forgot to bring water and some shade, no snackbars along the trail!! Where to start:: Follow the road to campsite U Pezzo, pass by and drive...More

3  Thank Aina_Corse
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We caught a ferry from St Florent to Plage de Saleccia. The ferry ride was a Great way to see the coast of the Desert des Agriates and Cap Cors. We dropped people off at Plage Lotu which was beautiful! I have never seen sea...More

4  Thank AllyLogan77
Reviewed 25 May 2013

As we were there in spring everything was green and blooming, so not very deserty but beautiful none the less. You can get quite a view of it from the road starting not far from St Florence.

2  Thank Aike
Reviewed 23 April 2012

interesting landscape for a good hike to the beach.

Thank brjnyc
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