Corsica articles Tag

Visit Corsica differently thanks to the little Corsican train

A train nicknamed tremblotin The train is not the means of transportation you think of first when you want to visit Corsica! And yet, there is on the island of beauty a small train that tourists love and that Corsicans affectionately nickname U Trinichellu or Trinighellu, i.e. the tremblotin. ...

14
Sep
2022

Footvolley: 5 Things to Know About This Amazing Beach Sport

the 2000s, local or international competitions have been organized outside Brazil, in the United States, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, South Africa, and even Corsica... Corsica is the first French region to have adopted footvolley. Even though footvolley is still relatively unknown on the beaches of m ...

11
July
2024

Filitosa: a megalithic site in Corsica

Where is the Filitosa site located? Filitosa is an archaeological site located in the municipality of Sollacaro in Southern Corsica. It is specifically located in a green meadow in the Taravo Valley, on a hill overlooking the Barcajolo stream. It is possible to access it by car. To find this arch ...

11
Aug
2023

Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

°C warmer than usual at the same time. At the surface, the water temperature is close to or exceeds 30°C in the Mediterranean and particularly off Corsica. This is a record temperature that had not even been reached during the famous heat wave of 2003. This is not surprising since, since Jun ...

02
Aug
2022

5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

nstagram A publication shared by Brittany and the rest of ???? (@breizhet_ailleurs) 5- The beach of Palombaggia Finally, we can't recommend Corsica enough for a romantic getaway in France. The aptly named Isle of Beauty is famous for its stunning beaches and small, unspoiled coves. ...

03
Aug
2022

A festival, it's too short: the Nice Short Film Festival

ll also include: - European Competition (films produced and/or co-produced in Europe) - Local Shorts (films shot and/or produced in the South Region & Corsica) - Experiment (competition of experimental films, art videos, new cinema) - Animation (competition of films from European animation schools) ...

23
Oct
2012

The Saveurs et Terroirs trade show in Mandelieu-La Napoule: a gourmet event for the people of the Côte d'Azur

to 20, 2022. One month before the start of the holiday season, this event is a not-to-be-missed event for the region's gourmets and foodies. After Corsica in 2011, the West Indies in 2012 and Crans Montana in 2013, the guest of honor of this edition will be the city of Brioude in the southern Au ...

14
Nov
2014

Saint Lucia: 5 things to know about this festival of lights

it is dark and cold'... 5- The Saint Lucia arrives in France. In France, Lucia of Syracuse is a rather unknown saint, except in some regions like Corsica. The city of Montbéliard celebrates this saint every year during the traditional Défilé des Lumières, on December 13. On the other ...

07
Dec
2017

Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

the winter period, i.e. from November 1 to March 31. It is up to the prefects of the 48 departments located in mountainous areas such as the Alps, Corsica, the Massif Central, the Jura Massif, the Pyrenees and the Vosges to draw up the list of communes concerned. This list will be drawn up aft ...

12
Oct
2021

The Meyer lemon: a citrus fruit to discover

more and more easily the Meyer lemon from Morocco but also from France. Indeed, this fruit is grown in several regions of southern France such as Corsica, Var, Pyrénées-Orientales and Landes. This tree of the Rutaceae family is now cultivated in many countries. It is appreciated for its vig ...

23
Feb
2022

5 vitality foods for fall

nutritional virtues. For centuries, chestnuts have been the staple diet of farmers in many regions of France such as the Ardeche, the Cevennes or Corsica. It must be said that this fruit rich in fiber and starch is particularly nourishing. It satiates well and brings vitamins and minerals in ...

14
Oct
2022

Electrical load shedding in France: how does it work?

shedding operations are orchestrated by the Réseau de transport d'électricité or RTE. They can concern the entire metropolitan territory, except for Corsica. When is the load shedding operation triggered? In France, electrical load shedding is a measure of last resort used in the event of a ...

22
Dec
2022

The butterwort: an amazing carnivorous plant.

efer the hardiest species such as Pinguicula grandiflora or large-flowered butterwort, Pinguicula alpina (adapted to mountainous areas) or Pinguicula corsica which produces blue or purple flowers in summer. But be aware that it is difficult to recreate optimal growing conditions for these varieties ...

14
Apr
2023

Sporty Bobos: 5 Medicinal Plants for Athletes

s such as rugby or combat sports, do not hesitate to buy a bottle of Italian Helichrysum essential oil, preferably products from flowers originating from Corsica or Southeast France. Despite its high price, this essential oil is essential in the natural medicine kit of athletes because it is 50 tim ...

17
Apr
2023

Murders in...: 5 things to know about France 3's collection of crime novels.

case for local tourism. However, some French territories have not yet been filmed for this collection, such as Réunion and Mayotte, New Caledonia, but also Corsica! These possible filming locations for future episodes are just as many heavenly destinations that loyal Saturday night viewers on Fran ...

02
May
2023

Nature Mission: Understanding the biodiversity lottery in 5 questions.

• Reintroduction of bearded vultures in the mountainous areas of the Alps, Massif Central, and Pyrenees. • Restoration of Posidonia seagrass meadows in Corsica and PACA. • Restoration of heathland and reforestation in the Monts d'Arrée in Brittany. • Restoration of wetlands at ...

23
Oct
2023

Climate: The orange tree zone expands in France.

Gironde! How is the orange tree area evolving in France? Traditionally, citrus cultivation is concentrated in the south of Europe, in Spain, Italy, and Corsica with Sicilian lemons and Corsican clementines. In France, citrus fruits are a specialty of the French Riviera with the equally famous Mento ...

08
Feb
2024

Appetizer Platter: 5 Tips for Creating a Charcuterie and Cheese Board

refer rosette de Lyon or figatellu, you can create a regional appetizer board, with typical specialties from the city of Lyon, the Basque Country, or Corsica... 2- Do not skimp on quality. In addition to the right amount, the quality of the ingredients is also important for making a charcuterie and ...

04
Mar
2024