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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.


Monday 23 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
Tuesday 24 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 25 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 24°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Potholing: Discover the Cave of Razzu Biancu – Leaving from Venaco
Nature and the great outdoors45 € Venaco (1.4 km)
Aquatic Hike on the Vecchio stream – Leaving from Vivario
Nature and the great outdoors60 € Vivario (5.9 km)
Potholing: Discover the Cave of Carpinettu – Leaving from Lano
Nature and the great outdoors40 € Lano (16.3 km)
Via Cordata Route to the Bride's Veil Waterfall – Leaving from Bocognano
Sports sensations40 € (21 km)
Discover Canyoning at Richiusa Canyon – Leaving from Bocognano
Sports sensations50 € Bocognano (21 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saleccia Beach
HikeIntermediate4h00Casta (47 km)


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