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Travel Blogs from Sainte Lucie De Porto Vecchio
... is thought to have been Napoleon's room on returning from Egypt. Another room is devoted to the family's history during the Second Empire and recalls Napoleon III and Eugénie's travels.
The family's rooms are on the first floor: the drawing-room, Madame Mère's bedroom, the room where Napoleon was born, the gallery, the boudoir, the room with the trap-door which Napoleon is supposed to have used to reach the port on October 6th 1799, the dining-room, ...
... minutes west and inland from PV. On our drive, we see many cork trees, that are partially naked of cork.. Our guide explained that cork trees takes 7 years to be fully mature for harvesting. What Corsicans do to promote sustainability is harvest the cork in stages from the trees. (America, pay heed!)
Sartene is beautiful! Cobblestone, narrow winding streets. We arrive at our restaurant ...
We left Porto Vecchio in the afternoon and drove back to Ajaccio where we started our trip in Corsica. It's a 3 hour drive from Porto Vecchio and Ajaccio. I was excited to go back to Ajaccio as I wanted to spend more time in the this city. I wanted to go back to the market which is held every weekend and also visit ...
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 ...
... from farmers..Everything was so tasty..fruits, meats, cheese.
- Swimming pool
- Free parking