Things to do in Cargèse

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Corsica: Day Cruise to Scandola, Girolata & Calanques Piana

1. Corsica: Day Cruise to Scandola, Girolata & Calanques Piana

Explore the hidden wonders of the Corsican coast that are accessible only by sea on a day trip by speedboat. Visit the Scandola Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy free time to wander through Girolata, and see the natural pools of Calanques de Piana. Begin your cruise in either Sagone or Cargèse, depending on the option you select. Board a 12-seater speedboat and cruise towards the famous Scandola Nature Reserve. As you sail through the Reserve, learn about the jagged cliffs and red rock formations you see from your guide. After leaving the Reserve, take a 30 minute wander through the small village of Girolata, which is only accessible from the sea. Soak up the sun on the sandy beach, go for a swim, or browse the shops. After you've finished, board the boat and continue to the Calanques de Piana. Jump into the clear water for a refreshing swim in the Calanques de Piano before cruising around the stunning caves of Capo Rosso. Return to Sagone or Cargèse past the red cliffs of Corsica.

From Ajaccio or Porticcio: Sanguinaires Islands Sunset Tour

2. From Ajaccio or Porticcio: Sanguinaires Islands Sunset Tour

Visit of the bay of Ajaccio. Stopover on the main island of Iles Sanguinaires Mezzu Mare. Tasting of Corsican wine and charcuterie at sunset with commentary from the captain on the legends of the Iles Sanguinaires archipelago. Enjoy 12-passenger Narwhal-type semi-rigid vessel Used by the army and the police but also by narco-traffickers for its speed and above all its robustness, this vessel with a V-hull specially designed for all kinds of weather is a real 4X4 of the seas!!! It will delight thrill seekers and reassure the more cautious thanks to its extraordinary passage at sea and its incredible comfort. Its 12 m size will also allow you to slip where larger boats will not be able to pass.

From Sagone or Cargèse: Scandola Reserve Boat Tour

3. From Sagone or Cargèse: Scandola Reserve Boat Tour

Discover the wonders of the Corsican Coast accessible only by sea. Visit the Scandola Nature Reserve and have free time in Girolata. Board a 73-seater ship and take a half-day trip to the famous Scandola Nature Reserve, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear insightful commentary about the reserve from a local guide. Stop for 2 hours or 30 minutes, depending on the option you book, in the small village of Girolata and enjoy free time to explore. Eat lunch at a local restaurant or bring your own food for a picnic with stunning views. Soak up the sunshine on the warm sand, swim, and browse the unique shops in the village. After your stop, the boat tour will continue to Calanques de Piana before going back to Sagone and Cargèse.

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What people are saying about Cargèse

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 136 reviews

Fantastic experience. The guy who guided us explained a lot of interesting things about the history of Corsica and the wonderful landscapes that we had the opportunity to see. The guide was in both French and English and partly in Italian. Unfortunately, due to a storm in the previous days, Girolata was inaccessible but was perfectly compensated by two very long snorkeling breaks in the surroundings of the Piana creeks. Very funny and super recommended !!

Top activity: brilliant zodiac our guide really told us about the history of Corsica breathtaking landscape (creeks of Piana/a short stop at Girolata and final bouquet in the Scandola reserve) the top stop for swimming and swimming with fish in beautifully colored water.

very beautiful moment, perfect timing, comfortable and powerful boat which allows you to be closer. very friendly reception and support. only very small downside, a petrol stop could have been anticipated. to do and redo without hesitation!

A magnificent cruise, absolutely fabulous sites. Our very friendly guide Olivier. He gave us time to take pictures of these magnificent landscapes. Experience that I highly recommend.

Magnificent outing. Rodolphe our sailor guide was on top. Superb in every way! I recommend!!!