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    Harbour of Calvi - Haute-corse - Corsica - ©
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    La citadelle - Calvi  - © © ATOUT FRANCE

    Calvi - Corsica

    Colombus city

    Capital of the Balagne region, with a magnificent backdrop against the red-tiled town below, Calvi features a palm tree lined harbor along with lively restaurants surrounding the promenade. It is also reputedly the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, born during the Genoese occupation of the town.

    The town has a quality natural environment and a rich heritage, both architectural and religious. Calvi is also distinguished by the numerous cultural and sports events. Calvi offers the change of scenary of a far off destination.

    Highlights

    All water sports, hiking and mountain biking, paragliding, games for kids, guided visits and GPS visio guides to discover the heritage, and little trains on the beach.

    The main beach, la presqu’île de la Revellata, the pictoresque streets of the marine, le port de plaisance, le sanctuaire de notre Dame de la Serra and its panoramic view.

    Saint Jean-Baptiste cathedral, Sainte Marie-Majeure church with a Baroque style, wine routes and artisanal routes.

    Calvi is a part of The Balagne, the Haute-Corse region. It's one of the most biggest seaside towns. The second is Ile-Rousse.

    Festivals

 
 
    tagged as : Beaches & costal areas, Corsica