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Baie de Fornello (Balagne)

Baie de Fornello (Balagne)

Characteristics

Description

The small bay of Fornello, in Balagne ((Not to be confused with the cove of Fornello in the SW coast of Corsica), is located just S of the Marine Davia, before "Punta di Varcale".

You can anchor by 3/4 m, in good weather, in front of the beautiful sandy beach.
9/05/2012
Update
Jojo
La petite baie de Fornello, en Balagne (ne pas confondre avec l'anse de Fornello de la côte SW de Corse), est située juste au S la Marine de Davia, avant la "Punta di Varcale".

On peut y mouiller par 3/4 m, par beau temps, devant la belle plage de sable.

9/05/2012
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Jojo
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Cap Sagro - Bastia

27nm
74°
Capo Sagro is located at 11 NM. S Finocchiarola islands. He has a signal station and a semaphore rises N of it.
Mount Merizatodio, 778 m high, is 1.5 MN to W Cape and dominates the immediate area. The village of Erbalunga, situated 1.5 miles SSW of Capo Sagro, stands on the S ...
6 May 12

Reserve naturelle de Scandola - Natural Park of Scandola

20nm
221°
The nature reserve, which is part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica, occupies the Scandola peninsula, an impressive, porphyritic rock mass. The vegetation is an outstanding example of scrubland. Seagulls, cormorants and sea eagles can be found there. The clear waters, with their ...
15 May 12

Algajola

0.8nm
221°
Algajola was a position Genoese advanced in front of Calvi. The 1st houses correspond to the sites prehistoric and protohistoric of Tepina-Cocani and to the site of Mount St. Joseph.

The site is very picturesque but you must anchor at a distance and without any protection.
9 May 12

Baie de Giunchetu and Vignola

1.2nm
62°
Giunchetu or Giuncheto or Ghjunchetu is an anchorage of good weather, S from L'île Rousse.
Vignola bay, his neighbor, is also a enjoyable bay by good weather. Caution around.

For lovers of sub-marine life, the rocks between the beaches of Giunchetu and Bodri ...
8 May 12

Port de San Damiano

1.2nm
233°
The small port, San Damianu, housed a Roman port dropped from 500 to 600 BC to the twelfth century, after date will be built a defensive tower.
It is possible to anchor in the cove formed by the pier which can accommodate only small boats.
The surf is unpleasant by westerly wind.
10 May 12

Danger d'Algajola

1.8nm
282°
At 1.3 miles in 24 ° of the tip of Sant Ambroggio, a little rock, totally insulated, covered with one meter of water, is marked by a buoy north light.
It can be hard to spot against the light. But generally in the day the presence of small fishing boats reported this shoal that ...
10 May 12

Sant' Ambroggio

2.4nm
242°
Small private marina sheltered, especially Libeccio and Tramontana. It is located between Calvi and Ile Rousse.

200 berths equipped with chains (not wet)Draught 1m to 2.5 mHarbourmaster: Tel. 95 60 70 88 Very difficult access in bad weather in NE 7-8 (entrance near the beach).
...
10 May 12

Phare Ile Rousse

2.7nm
60°
Le phare de la Pietra date de 1857, une tour génoise du XVème siècle se dresse à proximité.
Le sémaphore de l'île Rousse se trouve à 139m d'altitude, il est classé 1ère catégorie.
8 May 12

Ile Rousse

2.8nm
66°
Iles Rousses, a group of four yellowish islands, lies close off the coast, in the vicinity of the town of L’Ile Rousse. Grande Ile Rousse (Isula la Pietra), the largest island, is connected by a causeway to Ile Sicota, the S island of the group, which in turn is connected by another ...
8 May 12

Punta Spano

3.6nm
248°
On the other side of the Gulf of Calvi is a beautiful site that transports us in an unforgettable setting.
Point of Spano (natural site), where small coves framed by the rocks offer a splendid view over the Bay of Calvi.

Spanu island is an island inhabited only by seagulls, ...
10 May 12

Plage de Lozari

6nm
78°
This first beach after Ile Rousse, just east of a Genoese tower, offers no shelter from sea winds.
However, it is very crowded in good weather as the road passes nearby and a large holiday village was built just to the east.
8 May 12

Calvi

6.1nm
238°
The Citadel was founded in 1268 by the Genoese and helped to push many attacks. The last date of August 1794 which made ​​6000 English siege of the city. It is said that Christopher Columbus was born in Calvi houses around the harbor which provide small alleys connected by staircases.
Beautiful ...
10 May 12
Local Area

Ile Rousse - Cap Cavallo

Coast of Corsica part of the region Balagne well known to boaters who landed here from the mainland.
Balagne is famous for its beautiful beaches and the clarity of its water.
8 May 12

Ouest Corse - West Corsica

The nicest part of Corsica with a lot of coves, bays where to anchor.
3 Aug 11

Corse - Corsica

Corsica
Corsica is a French owned island with a strong sense of identity and pride. Corsica is beautiful, unspoilt and old-fashioned, and with its white sands, mountainous cliffs and transparent water, it is the perfect getaway destination. Although it is strongly influenced by ...
24 Mar 16

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15
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