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Phare Ile Rousse

Phare Ile Rousse



Phare Ile Rousse
Le sémaphore
2004:07:26 06:43:16
Phare Ile Rousse
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.
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.
Phare Ile Rousse
Le phare de La Pietra
2004:07:26 06:35:28
Phare Ile Rousse
La tour génoise
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Cap Sagro - Bastia

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

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

Ile Rousse

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

Baie de Giunchetu and Vignola

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

Baie de Fornello (Balagne)

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 May 12

Plage de Lozari

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


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

Danger d'Algajola

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

Port de San Damiano

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

Golfe de St Florent

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.
The ...
6 May 12

Anse de Peraiola

 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 ...
8 May 12

Sant' Ambroggio

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
Local Area

St. Florent - Ile Rousse

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.
6 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 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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