Sail to the Scandola peninsula and its nature reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site that will no longer be a secret to you and discover the small hamlet of Girolata, only accessible by sea or on foot.
From Porto you will head for the Scandola peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage site where fauna, flora and crystal clear waters will be on display.
You may have the chance to watch dolphins or other cetaceans that may cross your path.
On your way back, you will discover the small hamlet of Girolata, only accessible by sea or on foot. We shall have a 30-minute stop over there.
Then we return, passing through the coast of the Gulf of Porto, with heads full of those images.
Duration of the walk is about 2h30
On board of Catenacciu 2 or Chidazzu
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What to discover in the Scandola reserve?
Porto Aventure puts a speedboat at your disposal to visit the famous Scandola reserve. A warm atmosphere will be waiting for you aboard the 32-seater boat. On the program, the departure will take place in Porto Corse to reach the Scandola peninsula. Book your boat now for an exceptional sea trip.
The red rocks of the park
The Scandola reserve is one of the jewels of Corsica, in the town of Osani. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1975, this natural park attracts large numbers of visitors in all seasons. Old red granite cliffs, obtained from an ancient volcano that collapsed at sea, are present. These volcanic complexes have an area of approximately 700 km². In order to be successful on your course, consider bringing water and snacks. It is necessary to cover an area of 1,669 hectares in order to enjoy and admire the unique landscape of all the rock structures of this natural area. For a walking tour of this nature reserve, it takes around 6 hours, taking the Mare e Monti trail, near the Girolata. In order to be successful on your course, remember to bring water and snacks.
Animals and plant species of Scandola
The Scandola reserve is home to species endemic to the southern part of France. As for the flora, you will not encounter less than thirty endemic plants. As for the fauna, the Osprey will impress you. The cliffs in the park are also home to other types of birds, including the Crested Cormorant. You will not fail to meet amphibians and reptiles: frogs, salamanders, newts, etc. At the same time, dolphins and monk seals will be on your route. Renting a boat to visit the famous Scandola reserve is the best way to discover it with the specialist team in guided sea tours of Porto Aventure.