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Santo-Pietro-di-Venaco

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

MunicipalitySanto-Pietro-di-Venaco
Postcode20250
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
RegionCorsica

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.

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)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saleccia Beach
HikeIntermediate4h00Casta (47 km)

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