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From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola & Calanques de Piana Boat Tour

1. From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola & Calanques de Piana Boat Tour

Start your cruise in Sagone or Cargèse, according to your preference. Board a fast boat accommodating only 12 passengers and set off to explore the hidden gems of the Corsican west coast, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During this sea excursion, delve into the famous Scandola Nature Reserve and marvel at its caves and faults, evidence of its volcanic past. Along the journey, your captain will introduce you to the geology, fauna, and flora of this region, where marine biodiversity is particularly protected. Enjoy a relaxing 30-minute break in Girolata. This charming fishing village is accessible only by sea. Upon returning to the boat, traverse the stunning Gulf of Porto to reach the renowned Calanques de Piana. Admire the imposing red cliffs towering majestically above the turquoise water, sail beneath the natural arch, and explore the caves of Capo Rosso. A swimming break in a secluded cove will allow you to immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing moment. Snorkeling masks are provided for you to discover the richness of the marine life. Conclude your excursion by cruising along the coastline to return to Sagone or Cargèse, with unforgettable memories of this maritime adventure.

Cargèse: Scandola, Girolata, and Piana Afternoon Boat Tour

2. Cargèse: Scandola, Girolata, and Piana Afternoon Boat Tour

Discover the west coast of Corsica between Cargese and Scandola from a comfortable passenger boat small enough to sneak in all the caves and coves. Enjoy the intense colors of the afternoon on the red rocks, the blue water and the green maquis. From the port of Cargese, start for an incredible journey. As soon as you leave the port, admire the Omigna tower, entirely renovated a few years ago. Then head to Arone and its long sandy beach . Start by discover the tiny cave located at the very start of the Capo Rosso, when the rock change of color. Along the coast, the water is so clear that you can appreciate the seabed by transparency. Enter the bay of monk seal, also called the "swimming pool" because of its so blue and clear water. Admire the huge nests of the fish-eagle, a protected specie. Go trough the Arch of Capo Rosso and continue to the Reserve of Scandola, by the Gulf of Porto. Enter the Reserve of Scandola and go into the faults in the very heart of the rock. Admire the landscape made of volcanic rock. Listen to the comments of the corsican captain about the geological formations and the history of the site and let your imagination run wild in front of the strange shape of the stone. Navigate into the waters of the Reserve and discover the island of Gargalo, the extreme west point of Corsica. Reach the Gulf of Elbo and try to see the grouper that is often encountered in the faults, as the oblades and many others species. Enjoy the shimmering glint of the sun on the sea at the feet of the cliffs. Make a 40-minute break on land in the surprising village Girolata. Take benefits of a walk towards the old fort or just rest on the sand of the beach and swim. Girolata is really small and authentic because it is only accessible by boat or by a footpath. Take the way back and enjoy the magnificent colors of the end afternoon, the best time of day for pictures. Have a look to Capo Senino on the return and experience the discovery of the red rock of the Calanques de Piana with the colors of the sunset. Enjoy the arrival at Cargese, illuminated at nightfall.

From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola, Piana and Girolata Boat Tour

3. From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola, Piana and Girolata Boat Tour

Discover the wonders of the Corsican Coast accessible only by sea. Visit the Scandola Nature Reserve and have free time in Girolata. Board a 73-seater ship and take a half-day trip to the famous Scandola Nature Reserve, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear insightful commentary about the reserve from a local guide. Stop for 2 hours or 30 minutes, depending on the option you book, in the small village of Girolata and enjoy free time to explore. Eat lunch at a local restaurant or bring your own food for a picnic with stunning views. Soak up the sunshine on the warm sand, swim, and browse the unique shops in the village. After your stop, the boat tour will continue to Calanques de Piana before going back to Sagone and Cargèse.

Cargèse: Scandola and Piana Boat Tour with Stop at Girolata

4. Cargèse: Scandola and Piana Boat Tour with Stop at Girolata

Discover the Scandola Reserve and unwind far from the bustle of the city surrounded by nature, guided by a local family team! Embark on a comfortable 49-seater passenger boat (shade and toilets on board) able to navigate through the narrowest passages of the Gulf of Porto! Start the tour in the direction of the Pointe d'Omigna to see the beautiful Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings, before heading to the remarkable Arone Beach. Go through the Arch of Capo Rosso and visit the caves of the site. Take pictures of the characteristic red rock of the Island of Beauty. Admire the odd shapes of the rocks and listen the comments of the local crew to learn the history of the place. Enjoy the beautiful and clear water in the coves, especially the bay of the monk seals. Continue and cross the Gulf of Porto towards the Reserve of Scandola, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Admire the volcanic rocks, remains of the volcano that collapsed centuries ago. Enjoy the way the pilot takes you in narrow passages and faults. Watch the fish-eagles which nest on the rocky outcrop. Encounter the wild goats, the grouper which live around the faults and many other species. Around noon, make a 2-hours break in Girolata where you can enjoy the shaded terraces of the restaurants and cafes or the beach of the village. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senino and head towards the famous Calanques de Piana before returning to the port of Cargèse, with a lot of amazing memories in your head.

From Cargèse: Scandola Day Tour & Girolata Lunch Stop

5. From Cargèse: Scandola Day Tour & Girolata Lunch Stop

Spend your day exploring the wonders of Southern Corsica on a boat tour by RIB boat and take in spectacular views of the surrounding nature. Start your excursion onboard a 12-seater RIB boat from the port of Cargèse to discover the impressive Corsican landscapes between the Scandola Nature Reserve and the Gulf of Girolata. Head north and pass the Pointe d'Omigna to admire the remarkable Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings. Continue towards the Pointe d'Urchinu and the Arone beach. Once arrived at Capo Rosso, visit the caves and the characteristic red rocky coves of the Island of Beauty. Take a look in the clear waters and admire the submerged rocks at the foot of the cliffs. Cross the Gulf of Porto to reach the Scandola reserve, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Observe the rich variety of flora and fauna in the area, most of which are protected species, as the fish-eagle or the grouper. Explore the rocky rifts and the volcanic cliffs. Next, the boat will drop anchor in Girolata for a 2-hour stop. You can take advantage of this time to go for a walk, enjoy some lunch or take a short dip in the water. Here you can admire the renovated fort on the point of land, above the beach. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senino, one of the highest caps of Europa and head towards the famous Calanques de Pian before returning to the port of Cargèse.

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana on a family boat

6. Cargèse: Calanques of Piana on a family boat

Enjoy a short tour from the port of Cargese to the splendid Calanques of Piana. Embark on a small passenger boat with a local crew to admire the beautiful landscape of the west coast of Corsica. Admire the Omigna Genovese Tower, recently renovated, as soon as you leave the port. Navigate along the coast and take benefit of the comment of the native captain on the different points of interest of the tour, like the famous Arone beach. Pass through the Arch of Capo Rosso and explore the small caves at the feet of the red granitic climb. Get informations from the crew about the geological formations and the strange shapes of the rocks. Sail in the crystal clear waters and see different species of fish. Discover the huge nests of fish-eagle, located at the top of rocky outcrops. Spend time in a family and friendly atmosphere. Take unforgettable pictures, rich of colors and memories. Come back to the port of Cargese with the warm colors of the afternoon or the sunset.

Cargèse:Scandola/Piana/Stop in Girolata Half-Day on RIB boat

7. Cargèse:Scandola/Piana/Stop in Girolata Half-Day on RIB boat

Embark with the oldest familial company of the Gulf of Porto. Discover the Scandola Reserve on a boat tour by RIB boat and unwind from the bustle of the city surrounded by nature. Meet your pilot and come aboard a 12-seater RIB boat from the port of Cargèse. Start the tour in the direction of the Pointe d'Omigna to see the beautiful Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings, before heading to the remarkable Arone Beach. Visit the caves of Capo Rosso and the characteristic red rocky coves of the Island of Beauty. Pass trough the Arch of Capo Rosso and enjoy the colors of the turquoise water of the bay of monk seals. Continue to the Gulf of Porto, where you will explore the Scandola reserve, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Listen to the interesting comments on the local fauna and flora and don't hesitate to take picture when you see an animal, like the fish eagle, symbol of the Reserve of Scandola, dolphin or trouper. On the way, make a short 30-minute break in Girolata. There, feel the atmosphere of this tiny village of fishermen, accessible only by a footpath or by boat. Take a swim from the beach or walk towards the renovated fort above the village. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senio and head towards the famous Calanques de Piana before returning to the port of Cargèse.

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo en Rosso semi-rigide

8. Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo en Rosso semi-rigide

Start your cruise from Sagone or Cargèse, as you prefer. Board a small, fast boat accommodating only 12 passengers. Its compact size and maneuverability allow it to explore coastal caves. Discover the hidden treasures of Corsica's west coast, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Follow the coastline, admiring the Genoese tower of Omigna and the beach of Arone. Head to the Gulf of Porto to visit the Calanques of Piana, where impressive red cliffs plunge into turquoise waters. Pass under the natural arch, marvel at the natural pool, and explore the mysterious caves of Capo Rosso. Take as many photos as you like – it's the perfect moment! During a break, swim in the turquoise and crystalline waters of a secluded and paradisiacal cove for a refreshing dip. Explore the underwater world and observe biodiversity with the provided snorkeling masks. Relax: the captain, passionate and experienced, will ensure your safety and comfort. He will share his knowledge in a friendly manner. Enjoy some high-speed moments on the return for a sporty and adrenaline-filled experience!

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana Capo Rosso Semi-Rigid Boat Tour

9. Cargèse: Calanques of Piana Capo Rosso Semi-Rigid Boat Tour

Discover the magnificent sites of the west coast of Corsica at the end of the day. Board at the port of Cargese and start for an unforgettable trip in the very heart of the rock of the Calanques of Piana. The first point of interest you see is the beautifully renovated Umigna tower. Then navigate along the famous Arone beach to the Capo Rosso, a place made of granitic red rock. Explore the very heart of the red rocks in the light of the end the day. Slide in the narrow rock passages and enter the little coves. Enjoy the gorgeous colors of the end of the day on the red granitic rock during the return on Cargese.

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo Rosso Baignade

10. Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo Rosso Baignade

Departing from Sagone and Cargèse, just 40 minutes away from Ajaccio and with free parking available, board the Senino, our comfortable little boat, destined for one of Corsica's most beautiful spots: the famous Calanques of Piana, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the coast, we'll get a glimpse of the charming village of Cargèse, the genoese tower of Omigna, and the Arone beach. Next, we'll discover the Calanques of Piana, where immense cliffs of red rock starkly contrast with the turquoise blue of the water. Then, we'll visit the cave and the arch of the majestic Capo Rosso. A refreshing swim in a wild and heavenly cove will cool you off and allow you to explore the wonderful underwater seascapes

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Plage d'arone: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola & Calanques de Piana Boat Tour

From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola & Calanques de Piana Boat Tour

Start your cruise in Sagone or Cargèse, according to your preference. Board a fast boat accommodating only 12 passengers and set off to explore the hidden gems of the Corsican west coast, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During this sea excursion, delve into the famous Scandola Nature Reserve and marvel at its caves and faults, evidence of its volcanic past. Along the journey, your captain will introduce you to the geology, fauna, and flora of this region, where marine biodiversity is particularly protected. Enjoy a relaxing 30-minute break in Girolata. This charming fishing village is accessible only by sea. Upon returning to the boat, traverse the stunning Gulf of Porto to reach the renowned Calanques de Piana. Admire the imposing red cliffs towering majestically above the turquoise water, sail beneath the natural arch, and explore the caves of Capo Rosso. A swimming break in a secluded cove will allow you to immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing moment. Snorkeling masks are provided for you to discover the richness of the marine life. Conclude your excursion by cruising along the coastline to return to Sagone or Cargèse, with unforgettable memories of this maritime adventure.

Cargèse: Scandola, Girolata, and Piana Afternoon Boat Tour

Cargèse: Scandola, Girolata, and Piana Afternoon Boat Tour

Discover the west coast of Corsica between Cargese and Scandola from a comfortable passenger boat small enough to sneak in all the caves and coves. Enjoy the intense colors of the afternoon on the red rocks, the blue water and the green maquis. From the port of Cargese, start for an incredible journey. As soon as you leave the port, admire the Omigna tower, entirely renovated a few years ago. Then head to Arone and its long sandy beach . Start by discover the tiny cave located at the very start of the Capo Rosso, when the rock change of color. Along the coast, the water is so clear that you can appreciate the seabed by transparency. Enter the bay of monk seal, also called the "swimming pool" because of its so blue and clear water. Admire the huge nests of the fish-eagle, a protected specie. Go trough the Arch of Capo Rosso and continue to the Reserve of Scandola, by the Gulf of Porto. Enter the Reserve of Scandola and go into the faults in the very heart of the rock. Admire the landscape made of volcanic rock. Listen to the comments of the corsican captain about the geological formations and the history of the site and let your imagination run wild in front of the strange shape of the stone. Navigate into the waters of the Reserve and discover the island of Gargalo, the extreme west point of Corsica. Reach the Gulf of Elbo and try to see the grouper that is often encountered in the faults, as the oblades and many others species. Enjoy the shimmering glint of the sun on the sea at the feet of the cliffs. Make a 40-minute break on land in the surprising village Girolata. Take benefits of a walk towards the old fort or just rest on the sand of the beach and swim. Girolata is really small and authentic because it is only accessible by boat or by a footpath. Take the way back and enjoy the magnificent colors of the end afternoon, the best time of day for pictures. Have a look to Capo Senino on the return and experience the discovery of the red rock of the Calanques de Piana with the colors of the sunset. Enjoy the arrival at Cargese, illuminated at nightfall.

From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola, Piana and Girolata Boat Tour

From Sagone/Cargèse: Scandola, Piana and Girolata Boat Tour

Discover the wonders of the Corsican Coast accessible only by sea. Visit the Scandola Nature Reserve and have free time in Girolata. Board a 73-seater ship and take a half-day trip to the famous Scandola Nature Reserve, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear insightful commentary about the reserve from a local guide. Stop for 2 hours or 30 minutes, depending on the option you book, in the small village of Girolata and enjoy free time to explore. Eat lunch at a local restaurant or bring your own food for a picnic with stunning views. Soak up the sunshine on the warm sand, swim, and browse the unique shops in the village. After your stop, the boat tour will continue to Calanques de Piana before going back to Sagone and Cargèse.

Cargèse: Scandola and Piana Boat Tour with Stop at Girolata

Cargèse: Scandola and Piana Boat Tour with Stop at Girolata

Discover the Scandola Reserve and unwind far from the bustle of the city surrounded by nature, guided by a local family team! Embark on a comfortable 49-seater passenger boat (shade and toilets on board) able to navigate through the narrowest passages of the Gulf of Porto! Start the tour in the direction of the Pointe d'Omigna to see the beautiful Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings, before heading to the remarkable Arone Beach. Go through the Arch of Capo Rosso and visit the caves of the site. Take pictures of the characteristic red rock of the Island of Beauty. Admire the odd shapes of the rocks and listen the comments of the local crew to learn the history of the place. Enjoy the beautiful and clear water in the coves, especially the bay of the monk seals. Continue and cross the Gulf of Porto towards the Reserve of Scandola, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Admire the volcanic rocks, remains of the volcano that collapsed centuries ago. Enjoy the way the pilot takes you in narrow passages and faults. Watch the fish-eagles which nest on the rocky outcrop. Encounter the wild goats, the grouper which live around the faults and many other species. Around noon, make a 2-hours break in Girolata where you can enjoy the shaded terraces of the restaurants and cafes or the beach of the village. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senino and head towards the famous Calanques de Piana before returning to the port of Cargèse, with a lot of amazing memories in your head.

From Cargèse: Scandola Day Tour & Girolata Lunch Stop

From Cargèse: Scandola Day Tour & Girolata Lunch Stop

Spend your day exploring the wonders of Southern Corsica on a boat tour by RIB boat and take in spectacular views of the surrounding nature. Start your excursion onboard a 12-seater RIB boat from the port of Cargèse to discover the impressive Corsican landscapes between the Scandola Nature Reserve and the Gulf of Girolata. Head north and pass the Pointe d'Omigna to admire the remarkable Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings. Continue towards the Pointe d'Urchinu and the Arone beach. Once arrived at Capo Rosso, visit the caves and the characteristic red rocky coves of the Island of Beauty. Take a look in the clear waters and admire the submerged rocks at the foot of the cliffs. Cross the Gulf of Porto to reach the Scandola reserve, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Observe the rich variety of flora and fauna in the area, most of which are protected species, as the fish-eagle or the grouper. Explore the rocky rifts and the volcanic cliffs. Next, the boat will drop anchor in Girolata for a 2-hour stop. You can take advantage of this time to go for a walk, enjoy some lunch or take a short dip in the water. Here you can admire the renovated fort on the point of land, above the beach. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senino, one of the highest caps of Europa and head towards the famous Calanques de Pian before returning to the port of Cargèse.

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana on a family boat

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana on a family boat

Enjoy a short tour from the port of Cargese to the splendid Calanques of Piana. Embark on a small passenger boat with a local crew to admire the beautiful landscape of the west coast of Corsica. Admire the Omigna Genovese Tower, recently renovated, as soon as you leave the port. Navigate along the coast and take benefit of the comment of the native captain on the different points of interest of the tour, like the famous Arone beach. Pass through the Arch of Capo Rosso and explore the small caves at the feet of the red granitic climb. Get informations from the crew about the geological formations and the strange shapes of the rocks. Sail in the crystal clear waters and see different species of fish. Discover the huge nests of fish-eagle, located at the top of rocky outcrops. Spend time in a family and friendly atmosphere. Take unforgettable pictures, rich of colors and memories. Come back to the port of Cargese with the warm colors of the afternoon or the sunset.

Cargèse:Scandola/Piana/Stop in Girolata Half-Day on RIB boat

Cargèse:Scandola/Piana/Stop in Girolata Half-Day on RIB boat

Embark with the oldest familial company of the Gulf of Porto. Discover the Scandola Reserve on a boat tour by RIB boat and unwind from the bustle of the city surrounded by nature. Meet your pilot and come aboard a 12-seater RIB boat from the port of Cargèse. Start the tour in the direction of the Pointe d'Omigna to see the beautiful Genoese Tower, made of granite with feldspar crystals and its rocky surroundings, before heading to the remarkable Arone Beach. Visit the caves of Capo Rosso and the characteristic red rocky coves of the Island of Beauty. Pass trough the Arch of Capo Rosso and enjoy the colors of the turquoise water of the bay of monk seals. Continue to the Gulf of Porto, where you will explore the Scandola reserve, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Listen to the interesting comments on the local fauna and flora and don't hesitate to take picture when you see an animal, like the fish eagle, symbol of the Reserve of Scandola, dolphin or trouper. On the way, make a short 30-minute break in Girolata. There, feel the atmosphere of this tiny village of fishermen, accessible only by a footpath or by boat. Take a swim from the beach or walk towards the renovated fort above the village. Back on the boat, you will pass Capo Senio and head towards the famous Calanques de Piana before returning to the port of Cargèse.

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo en Rosso semi-rigide

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo en Rosso semi-rigide

Start your cruise from Sagone or Cargèse, as you prefer. Board a small, fast boat accommodating only 12 passengers. Its compact size and maneuverability allow it to explore coastal caves. Discover the hidden treasures of Corsica's west coast, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Follow the coastline, admiring the Genoese tower of Omigna and the beach of Arone. Head to the Gulf of Porto to visit the Calanques of Piana, where impressive red cliffs plunge into turquoise waters. Pass under the natural arch, marvel at the natural pool, and explore the mysterious caves of Capo Rosso. Take as many photos as you like – it's the perfect moment! During a break, swim in the turquoise and crystalline waters of a secluded and paradisiacal cove for a refreshing dip. Explore the underwater world and observe biodiversity with the provided snorkeling masks. Relax: the captain, passionate and experienced, will ensure your safety and comfort. He will share his knowledge in a friendly manner. Enjoy some high-speed moments on the return for a sporty and adrenaline-filled experience!

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana Capo Rosso Semi-Rigid Boat Tour

Cargèse: Calanques of Piana Capo Rosso Semi-Rigid Boat Tour

Discover the magnificent sites of the west coast of Corsica at the end of the day. Board at the port of Cargese and start for an unforgettable trip in the very heart of the rock of the Calanques of Piana. The first point of interest you see is the beautifully renovated Umigna tower. Then navigate along the famous Arone beach to the Capo Rosso, a place made of granitic red rock. Explore the very heart of the red rocks in the light of the end the day. Slide in the narrow rock passages and enter the little coves. Enjoy the gorgeous colors of the end of the day on the red granitic rock during the return on Cargese.

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo Rosso Baignade

Sagone/Cargèse: Calanques de Piana Capo Rosso Baignade

Departing from Sagone and Cargèse, just 40 minutes away from Ajaccio and with free parking available, board the Senino, our comfortable little boat, destined for one of Corsica's most beautiful spots: the famous Calanques of Piana, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the coast, we'll get a glimpse of the charming village of Cargèse, the genoese tower of Omigna, and the Arone beach. Next, we'll discover the Calanques of Piana, where immense cliffs of red rock starkly contrast with the turquoise blue of the water. Then, we'll visit the cave and the arch of the majestic Capo Rosso. A refreshing swim in a wild and heavenly cove will cool you off and allow you to explore the wonderful underwater seascapes

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