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Route de Bavella

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Address: Corsica, France

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Dramatic scenery

I've been there with the family twice in two weeks we spent in Solenzara. The scenery is fantastic - rocks that are different than in my country, beautiful view to the see and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 July 2016
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Dol pri Ljubljani
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Dol pri Ljubljani
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I've been there with the family twice in two weeks we spent in Solenzara. The scenery is fantastic - rocks that are different than in my country, beautiful view to the see and mountains. The small pools of the river offers refreshment after hiking around. Worth to see and experience.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful route with amazing scenery the whole way up to the col, and loads of spots to swim at along the river. There is one passage that is bet narrow and can only fit one car but the rest of the road is fine and in good condition.

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

The route is leading through the nature places of Corsica. There you can enjoy nice views towards mountains and take photos or just take a rest.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

A great ride -- wonderful views, the road itself is very twisty but not too complex and wide enough for two cars to pass in most places.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

We did a tour of the Bavella Needles, by taking the GR20 high route variant, then circling back via the GR20. Guide books says 7 hrs round trip, it took us 5 hours plus 1 hour break for lunch. There was one hairy part on the high route with a steep chained descent, but that was about it. There were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2012

Excellent road to do with a motorcicle! Just be careful with the wild animals coming from the forest ... If you can ... stop at Zonza for a coffee or lunch. Very Nice palce to stay and enjoy the view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

The road form Porto Vecchio is in a very correct conditions for corsica ;-) You should stop at L'ospedale, a dam just after the village for a walk in the nice forest, then cross Zonza and stop in Bavella pass. Here again, there is on one side a paid parking ... but 50 meters after there is a free parking... More 

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NYC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

he knows the bavella region like the back of his hand.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

We drove up from the Sartene road. Very attractive but when we got to the top nearly every restaurant was full despite it being early September.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2011

Subject: Route de Bavella Location: Corsica, France, Europe Title: A must do excursion ID#: 116821166 We booked our excursion to Bavella mountains directly with a local minibus 'transporteur' in Porto Vecchio. He provided us with a half day tour of the mountains and because he was a local he showed us places that were off the beaten track and not... More 

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