Crique de Branca, à lOuest du port de l'île Rousse, sous le phare offrant un bon mouillage (15m de fond) par vent de secteur E et Nord-Est. Par Libeccio la protection est nulle. En arrière plan les car-ferries de l'autre coté de la presqu'île. Sur la gauche la tour génoise du XVème siècle. 2006-07-18 Bearing:90°
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.
Le phare de La Pietra
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
The Gulf of Saint Florent form a large body of water open to the North to NW winds, but sheltered by the mountains Libeccio of Balagne. Strong wind blows from east sometimes jump off the mountain which is extended by the Cap Corse and a rise in the Gulf chop rather unpleasant.
NM at NE of "l'Ile Rousse", this cove, named also Porajola or Parajola, is bordered by a beautiful beach S from a tower genoese and a white cliff. The shelter is good by SE winds, but exposed to those of West. A river flows south from the beach and creates ...
Called the desert of Agriates this wild coast, stretching from St Florent to Ile Rousse, has no roads, no village, only the bush covered with thick groves. Many beaches, coves along the shore, but none is feasible when the wind blows.
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 ...
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 ...