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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Upper Corsica

Small traditional mountain village, located at 850 meters above sea level, Santo-Pietro-di-Venaco (San Petru di Venacu) combines the charm of authenticity in an exceptional kind. Built on a rocky ridge, the village consists of houses, mostly nested together, separated by alleys: a lane climbs interleaving of stone stairs of the country, until the last side to home mountain at a place called U Ritondu.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude42.2459500 (N 42° 14’ 45”)
Longitude9.1711920 (E 9° 10’ 16”)
AltitudeFrom 217m to 2400m
Surface area7.96 km²
Population264 inhabitants
Density33 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBastia (76 km, 1h14)
Insee code2B315
IntercommunalityCC du Centre Corse
DepartmentUpper Corsica

Nearest cities & towns

Casanova2.4 km (6 min)
Riventosa2.5 km (6 min)
Venaco2.8 km (7 min)
Poggio-di-Venaco2.8 km (7 min)
Corte9.3 km (13 min)
Vivario11.9 km (16 min)
Noceta13.1 km (26 min)
Muracciole14.1 km (20 min)
Soveria16.1 km (18 min)
Rospigliani16.3 km (30 min)
Castirla18.1 km (25 min)
Tralonca19 km (23 min)
Vezzani20 km (37 min)
Omessa21 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the botanical path that offers an easy walk through a mixture of rocks and endemic flora, interspersed, identified by silk-screened plates in color. Punctuated by the imperceptible murmur of the river.

Wonderful hiking than the loop of the Holy sheep and Tataralla Elysée, with a stop in the chapel located at 1555 m from where you can see the ponds of Diana and Urbino next to Aleria.


Wednesday 26 october
Min. 19°C - Max. 19°C
Thursday 27 october
Min. 16°C - Max. 16°C
Friday 28 october
Min. 18°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tandem parachute jump on the Island of Beauty
Sports sensations265 € Ghisonaccia (29 km)
Horse ride between sea and mountain with Corsican meal
Nature and the great outdoors100 € Castellare-di-Casinca (35 km)
Discovering the marvels of the Gulf of Porto
Nature and the great outdoors27 € to 55 € Porto (38 km)
Sea boat trip on the Pass’Partout
Nature and the great outdoors26 € to 55 € Porto (39 km)
Treetop trail in a eucalyptus forest
Sports sensations15 € to 22 € Solaro (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saleccia Beach
HikeIntermediate4h00Casta (47 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals