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Feliceto

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Feliceto is a small village of just over 200 inhabitants located in the department of Haute-Corse, on the Island of Beauty. It is located in Balagne, right next to the Regional Natural Park of Corsica.

This Corsican village has a mainly mountainous landscape, without access to the sea, as well as an important historical heritage. The small town is also known to be located in the Corsican wine appellation Calvi and on the route of the wine route AOC Corse Calvi. Two vineyards and produce wine in the municipality of Feliceto.

But it is the natural heritage that captivates visitors Feliceto passage and leisure travelers in search of authenticity. The village has indeed several natural areas of ecological interest, flora and fauna.

Geographical information

MunicipalityFeliceto
Postcode20225
Latitude42.5440490 (N 42° 32’ 39”)
Longitude8.9343710 (E 8° 56’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 105m to 1680m
Surface area15.25 km²
Population205 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBastia (78 km, 1h20)
Insee code2B112
IntercommunalityCC Di E Cinque Piève Di Balagna
DepartmentUpper Corsica
RegionCorsica

Nearest cities & towns

Nessa2.4 km (5 min)
Muro3.9 km (7 min)
Avapessa7.4 km (12 min)
Speloncato7.5 km (16 min)
Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna9.8 km (18 min)
Ville-di-Paraso9.9 km (14 min)
Cateri9.9 km (16 min)
Lavatoggio10.6 km (17 min)
Aregno10.6 km (18 min)
Sant'Antonino11.5 km (20 min)
Costa12.3 km (18 min)
Corbara13.1 km (24 min)
Occhiatana13.2 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Feliceto is a charming village with many tourist attractions.

Built in the late seventeenth century, the St. Nicolas church is a baroque style building built on the site of an ancient church dedicated to St. Andrew. Inside, visitors can admire beautiful organ and a table of the seventeenth century, the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple, listed building.

Not far from the church, it is possible to enjoy the charm of the Saint-Roch Chapel, Chapel of the Brotherhood, and the remains of the San Andrea chapel.

Walking through Feliceto, we appreciate the three former grain mills, a beautiful Genoese bridge, or oil mills in working order.

The house of the bandit, the Falcunaghja, offers stunning views of the Balagne with its 600 meters. It is reached by an easy trail from the top of the village. It was built in the seventeenth century to monitor the village.

But the real attraction of Feliceto is its natural areas of ecological interest, flora and fauna: the Fiume Seccu valley, the valley of Regino, or the peaks of Monte Cinto.

Famous throughout the island, glassware Feliceto is known for its incredible colors of lenses.

Events and festivities

Feliceto The market is held every Saturday morning.

The patronal feast of the village, the San Roccu, is held every August 16th.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Potholing: Discover the Cave of Carpinettu – Leaving from Lano
Nature and the great outdoors40 € Lano (31 km)
Discovering the marvels of the Gulf of Porto
Nature and the great outdoors27 € to 55 € Porto (36 km)
Sea boat trip on the Pass’Partout
Nature and the great outdoors26 € to 55 € Porto (37 km)
Potholing: Discover the Cave of Razzu Biancu – Leaving from Venaco
Nature and the great outdoors45 € Venaco (40 km)
Aquatic Hike on the Vecchio stream – Leaving from Vivario
Nature and the great outdoors60 € Vivario (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saleccia Beach
HikeIntermediate4h00Casta (27 km)

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