Third city of Corsica.
Porto vecchio, before coming an attractive seaside resort, was the “salt city”. Its economical power was based on salt ,wood, and cork .
- 80’s gave to porto vecchio one the first touristical place thanks to the famous beaches of palombaggia, santa Giulia. To protect sites , in 1999 was created an international marina park from porto vecchio to Bonifacio.
Porto vecchio is a citadel composed of bastions, genoese door, from which you overhang the marina.
- Half and hour from the citadel , 3000 feet alt., the village of “l’ospedale” “u spidali” first mountain place from which you have a beautiful panoramic view ( the gulf of porto vecchio, sardinia, the bay of “st cyprien” “san ciprianu”, palombaggia hill….)
- The door of the massive of ospedale , natural park of corsica, forest of Zonza , bavella needles, alta rocca district. The most natural, contrasted relief and large variety of flora and fauna.