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Built on a bay bounded to the north west by the rocky islets of red porphyry which give it its name, and to the south by an immaculate white sand beach, l'Īle-Rousse is presented to the tourist in all its beauty, extending westwards from the sea to the hill of the ...
... some shoppingJ. Calvi has many boutiques and the clothes are beautiful, some are funky, all very unique. I wished we had similar stores in Canada. Wishful thinking.
After spending some time – and money-we went back to the hotel, where we enjoyed the rest of the afternoon by the pool but not without our books.
Late evening-Went to ...
... the sunset. Great views, old cobbled stone streets. The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment of the French Foreign Legion is based in the citadel of Calvi.
Later in the afternoon, it was time for the beach, therefore we have decided to go back to the Algajola Beach where we stopped yesterday. It was a bit windy on the beach and there were big waves. Perfect weather for surfers and there were ...
... 2 hotels (Revellata (1st night) and Saint Christophe (2 nights)). They were both strategically located, 5 minutes walking from the city centre and port, both had a pool and great reviews . At the same time, there were so different. Revellata was probably built very recently, very modern, contemporary, had a lot of style, big, beautiful large ...
After spending the morning in Ajaccio, we left for Calvi but before that we wanted to stop by Corte and the beautiful beach Algajola.
There are 3 hrs (driving) between Ajaccio and Calvi. However, going thru the mountain was difficult, so many turns, OMG, we had to stop, I thought it will never end (I got car sick... as always:). I don't know how one can possible drive on those roads. I ...
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