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The Best Places to See in Corsica – Part 2

This entry is a fortified town that sits on a limestone cliff. With it’s old-world vibe, the area is comprised of old-time medieval lanes. The heart of the town is Eglise Sainte-Marie-Majeure, a Roman-style church with Gothic elements. Visitors should also pay a visit to Eglise Saint-Dominique, a 13th-century landmark, with a basic interior and …

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Festivals in Corsica

To become familiar with the traditions and culture of the local people of any city, paying a visit to that city during one-offs or national holidays is always a good idea. Each year in Corsica, there are a number of interesting religious celebrations and non-religious festivals, along with fairs and competitions. No matter the idea …

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Corsican delicacies

Corsican cuisine is special. It has a lot of distinct characteristics and because of that it is irreplaceable. Because Corsica is in the Mediterranean region, it offers a lot of raw materials like olives, fruits, vegetables and meats. The cuisine is a mixture of Italian and French, but with strong traditions from Corsica, which is …

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Vineyards of Corsica

Corsica has the perfect weather conditions, a mix of sun and rain to produce beautiful, juicy grapes which give us a wide range of wonderful white and red wines. Harvesting conditions are excellent and the growing season is longer than in mainland France. Here is a list of winemakers to visit and wines to taste …

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Fauna of Corsica

Fauna is just as mesmerizing as the flora on the island, as you have read before. Corsica is home for small land mammals like foxes, rabbits, hares, voles, weasels and many more. The bigger wild animals are deer, there is a specific species called the Corsican Deer, which is kept in the regional nature park …

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Corsican holiday traditions

We all know the commercial habits of Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s day and other holidays. But there are places where ancient traditions are stronger than ever, instead of buying presents or eating a lot. And on this blog, you can learn about ancient Corsica traditions. L’ochju This is called the Evil Eye in French. There are …