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La Citadelle Corte

Tel:+33 (0)4 95 46 26 70
Fax:+33 (0)4 95 46 34 05

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where to go - what to see - what to do

Corte is a fortified town that lies in the centre of Corsica.  Between 1755-69 it became the country's capital when Pasquale Paoli led Corsica to its short-lived independence.  Today it is home to the island's university which gives it a young, lively feel which is refreshingly devoid of tourists.     

Corte is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding mountains that provide skiing opportunities in winter and excellent walking and climbing in summer.  Also a must-see are the Gorges de la Restonica which lie approx. 12 km out of town on the D623 or the Foret de Vizzavona with its trout streams and walking trails. 

What to See - Corte Attractions

Cascade du Voile de la Mariee Location Map
SW of Corte near Bocognano, 20250
a breathtaking waterfall worth hiking to

Bergeries de Grotelle
SW of Corte, Corte 20250
the starting point for many of Corte's excellent walking trails

Eglise de L'Annonciation
Place Gaffory, Corte 20250
a mid-15th century church

Paluzzu Naziunale
La Citadelle, Corte 20250
A palace built by the Genoese which now houses the university's department of Corsican studies

Musee de la Corse
La Citadelle, Corte 20250
provides an interesting insight to traditional Corsican customs and traditions
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tue-Sun apart from Jul-Aug:daily | Tel: +33 (0)4 95 45 25 45