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Nature Reserve of Scandola

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Is by boat. Took one of the large ships instead if the small open power boats and had a smooth... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Keith C
via mobile
Great afternoon

Great afternoon. Pick your boat before going. Ask to a local or to your hotel A lot of fun. You... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Pierre M
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Is by boat. Took one of the large ships instead if the small open power boats and had a smooth scrnic trip past the emerald waters of Scandola park. Guide spoke french german and english through pre recorded clips ... nice lunch visit to former...More

2  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Great afternoon. Pick your boat before going. Ask to a local or to your hotel A lot of fun. You can have a drink in the stop at the village

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This nearly was a disaster for us! We're not very organised - we drove all the way to Porto (2hrs) thinking we could just pick up a boat from there, but they were all fully booked for the next 2 days! So advice no 1:...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We came with a family of eight, including four children ages 12, 9, 7 and 5. The views of the Corsican geology is best experienced on the water in a small boat (max 12 people). There are many boat tour operators and we went with...More

Thank achoix
Reviewed 2 July 2018

While preparing for our trip you read lot about the Scandola. My take, the Zodiac trips are probably best for two reasons. You get closer to the Rocks, and the zodiac trip could be a good adventure in itself. But looking at the rocks could...More

4  Thank Louis B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We weren't sure what to expect when we took a 3 hour cruise from Calvi marina, but very glad we did. It takes about an hour of fast sailing form Calvi, then another hour slow steaming around the nature reserve and another hour back. Scandola...More

2  Thank lewisreviews
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Protected by Unesco, this reserve is only visible from the sea (we took a boat tour from Porto). Magnificent rock and caves, beautiful rocks and colours. Must see !

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We did it with a boat without license required! At our speed stopping where we wanted to look at the fishes! Really great day!

2  Thank Dric59
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This nature reserve is only accessible by sea and it is a once in a lifetime experience, The rock formation are so diverse and spectacular and the water close to the rocks so clear that you have unobstructed view of the wildlife, if you come...More

Thank Binkievan
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We took a boat trip from Calvi using a small boat from the company Calvievasion. Just 10 of us, ideal size to explore the little coves and caverns along the way. Stopped at Girolata for an amazing lunch.

3  Thank Adrian F
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Response from Louis B | Reviewed this property |
Colombo Line from Calvi
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Response from pauline a | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Ajaccio and drove there, so I have no knowledge of hotels nearer to the Scandola reserve. In Ajaccio I can recommend the Hotel Napoleon. In the town centre, and.you can reserve a space in their garage... More
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