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My husband and I decided to go to Corsica and dedicate a couple of days in the very heart of the island since I have always sailed around it. I am 5 months and a half pregnant so we decided to take it slowly and...More
So worth the climb (and the extra climb to the higher up lake). Although it definitely is a climb. Hard in places. Expect to get out of breath and take plenty of water, snacks etc. Had a coffee before we set off from one of...More
Thanks to the description above we followed the less challenging path. If you face the lake direction from the parking lot to your left will be a steep but doable and less open route and to you right is less overall less steep but with...More
Heavy climb to the lake, suitable only for fit people. Two options to climb just after the Bergerie de Melo : on the left side (longer, but easier climb through the forest) and on the right (using ladders and chains, but with nicer views).
Very uneven path up via some fixed chains and ladders. I have occasional vertigo but found it bearable.
Well worth the effort once you reach the lake. I even had a swim and jump in off the rocks.
Fantastic views down valley Restonica and up...More
We left early at 6.30 and were there ay 7.10. We were the first which was nice and also very good temperatures. The parking is just past the sign Lac Melo.
We started and took the right path. In about 45minutes we were at lac...More
Please beware: the road to the parking lot is currently blocked due to the collapse of a bridge, meaning that you will have to walk an extra 18 kilometres in addition to the hike to lac du melo.
The advantage is that you can enjoy...More
For nature lovers, you have to visit "Lac du Melo", if you are staying overnight in Corte. Bring a wind Jacket with you because it is a bit fresh up there, if you are tune for summer temperature. Brilliant view on top of the mountain...More
You have a choice, either walk by the "randonee" along the Restonica Valley (trail leading edge of the valley of course) or you can try to catch a bus (about 9.00 AM) or hitch-hiking. Whatever you do, at the end of road starst not so...More