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Marine de Farinole

Marine de Farinole



Marina Farinole marks the beginning of the west coast of Cap Corse.

Sandy beach nice and uncrowded.

A Genoese tower surrounded by two beaches, marking the southern tip of a fishing preserve.
On the ridge there are antennas transmitters Pigno.

La marine de Farinole marque le début de la côte ouest du Cap Corse.

Plage de sable fin agréable et peu fréquentée.

Une tour génoise entourée de 2 plages et marquant la pointe sud d'une réserve de pêche.
Sur la crête on distingue les antennes des émetteurs de Pigno.

Marine de Farinole
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