Fourth island in the Mediterranean Sea for geographical extension, it is separated from Sardinia by the stretch of sea known as the Strait of Bonifacio, rising from the waters like a great mountain, full of forests and lush vegetation. Whether seen from the air or from the sea, its majesty is immediately obvious to the eyes, the different shades of blue of the best sandy beaches blend with the green slopes in a hug of rare intensity.
We would like to introduce it to you this way, as a person, whose natural beauty shines its light. Dressed in different landscapes, shrouded by the intense scents of the Mediterranean, it can be found lying under a clear sky, often sunny, while peeping from its houses built in dry stone, which give every village a harmony of shapes together fascinating and austere.
Over the centuries, the island has been able to forge and maintain its own strong identity, although the crossroads of routes and cultures that have made it several times object of expansionist ambitions and desires of conquest. Strategically located in the western Mediterranean, Corsica, since the days of first nuraghe civilizations, has always attracted the interest of various peoples. Ligurians, Nuragici, Phoenicians, Greeks, Etruscans, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Pisans, Genoese, Aragonese: everyone tried to become masters of Corsica in the course of two millennia, and all have left traces of their passage. Legend has it that the island was called Kallisté (Καλλίστη or "the most beautiful") by the Greeks, or Cyrnos (from the greek Κύρνος) or Corsis (Κορσίς).
Since then, his lands were covered with olive groves, vineyards, orchards and chestnut groves, whose products form the basis of traditional recipes meticulously passed down from generation to generation. His soul is a secret book, a heritage of several thousand years, that has a lot to tell about the history, culture, traditions and famous people of the island, as Napoleon Bonaparte and Pasquale Paoli. This is perceptible in every village, in every corner, surprising as the echo of polyphonic singing courses, exciting and profound, reflecting some awareness of their past.
You already know, Corsica is worth visiting, to discover a fascinating cultural and natural heritage and a good range of outdoor activities, from hiking to water sports. To appreciate it, you have to admire and listen respectfully to its stories. Inevitably, you will leave with moving sensations, thinking about what is the real gift it can give to you : pure relaxation in a pristine environment.
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