7. From Ajaccio: Scandola Reserve Boat Tour with Girolata Visit
Discover the most beautiful landscapes of western Corsica: Calanques de Piana, Capo Rosso, Girolata and to finish in style: the visit of the sublime Scandola Nature Reserve.
An unforgettable sea visit: Scandola by boat!
the famous Scandola Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the star of the Gulf of Porto.
On this almost inaccessible peninsula, the rocks forged by water and wind have taken on intriguing, almost supernatural shapes, reinforced by the red tone of the cliffs.
The Scandola Nature Reserve is home to many species of protected plants and birds such as golden eagles, peregrine falcons and the iconic osprey.
It's hard to resist the urge to discover this wild and unspoiled nature, aspiring to rock structures in the caldera, a remnant of very old volcanic eruptions or undulating under pure, crystalline water.
Scandola: the star of the Gulf of Porto
How not to fall in love with the star of the region? The Scandola reserve is a natural marvel both maritime and land listed, of course, in the heritage of Unesco. Here, nature has dictated its law, giving the rocks their specific shape and letting the flora flourish freely.
The fauna is not left out in the Scandola reserve. As ospreys spread their wings in search of their next prey, gulls squirm and squawk. At sea, groupers, red mullets and other moray eels form an incessant ballet, an intriguing and captivating spectacle that your skipper will be delighted to introduce you to.
Your sea trip to visit the Scandola Reserve by boat and the must-see places in western Corsica
Program of your excursion – Full discovery of the Gulf of Porto: Scandola Nature Reserve
Your sea trip begins in Ajaccio accompanied by your captain. Well settled in your boat, enjoy the sumptuous landscapes during this boat tour punctuated by the comments of your captain. History of the region, anecdotes, legends and other explanations on the surrounding flora and fauna as well as on the geology of the place, everything is there to return satisfied from this walk.
Discover the highlights of western Corsica by going first to the famous Calanques de Piana, a place listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Embark on board and head to Scandola for a magical ride. Your Captain will share with you his love for Corsica and the sumptuous nature reserve of Scandola, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The stop at Girolata will be an opportunity for you to stroll through the picturesque little village.
An unforgettable ride....with postcard landscapes that will mark you for life....And will make this day your best holiday memory!!