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Calvi - Tourism in the Upper Corsica

Inseparable from its imposing Genoese citadel dominating the sea, Calvi is the capital of the Balagne region. The town has a number of must-see sights, including:

   The fortifications of the citadel and the interior of the surrounding wall, with its old houses and the Saint-Jean-Baptiste cathedral, built in the 13th century ;

   The marina situated below is a place full of life with its numerous restaurants and cafés lining the quaysides;

   The Sainte-Marie-Majeure church of Baroque style and in shades of pink ;

   A beautiful 6 kilometres long fine sandy beach to relax on after visiting the old town.

A renowned music festival, “Rencontres Polyphoniques” is organised every year in September. This major event takes place in the citadel and brings together polyphonic (vocal harmony) groups from all over the world.

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Other major events, the Jazz Festival in June, the festival Calvi on the Rocks in early July, the popular trendy youth but also Festiventu oriented about the ecology and all activities and innovations in wind and the sea in late October.

Do not miss the chapel Notre-Dame de la Serra overlooking the Bay of Calvi and offers a breathtaking panorama!

Finally, do not miss the boat trip to the inevitable Scandola Nature Reserve, protected world heritage of UNESCO and to which access is only possible by boat. Possible start Calvi acquavision Featured in maxi-catamaran or semi-rigid.

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