This 3h30 sea trip is a real moment of discovery and escape. It is in Porto that your sea trip begins, accompanied by your captain, François-Xavier. Well settled in your 12-seater boat, enjoy sumptuous landscapes during this boat tour punctuated by your captain's comments. History of the region, anecdotes, legends and other explanations on the surrounding flora and fauna as well as on the geology of the area, everything is there to come back full of this walk.
Discover the high places of western Corsica by first going to the famous Calanques de Piana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the road, on the beach side of Ficajola, François-Xavier will tell you about these charming fishing huts. When you arrive in the Calanques de Piana, it is time to admire the impressive nests of ospreys and to sail along the rocks or even discover breathtaking caves (which you would not have been able to enjoy if you had opted for a trip on a large boat). If you have had the chance to admire the creeks on the land side, you will appreciate discovering them from a completely different angle on the sea side.
Now, on the way to Capo Rosso where you can discover a typical Genoese tower and a rock carved naturally by the elements. The turquoise sea calls you irresistibly? It may be the perfect time for our captain to let you swim a few minutes in the natural pool of Capo Rosso (weather permitting) to enjoy this enchanting setting... and hot water that you will find it difficult to leave. During this break, indulge in snorkeling to discover the underwater fauna and flora (masks and snorkels are provided by your captain). Then, direction Girolata. You will travel at a moderate speed to enjoy the landscape and take many pictures. A 30-minute break in Girolata is an opportunity to take the time to admire and understand why this place is a must during your stay.
You will take the opportunity to have a drink, discover its Genoese tower and bring back souvenirs from the village shops. Then, direction the Scandola Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This place is simply magnificent because of its colours and biodiversity. Do you have any questions? Ask your captain, he will be happy to tell you more about this place. Finally, At the end of these 3h30 of sea trip, return to Porto with a little musical tune....
For this sea visit, three departures are given:
9:00 am: you are early in the morning, the future belongs to what rises early, it is time to take a sea walk from Porto to enjoy a breathtaking landscape. The air is softer but the colours are beautiful and the wind is less strong. A sea trip is the ideal way to start the day off right. 2 p.m : It is warmer, swimming is essential. The sun is high, the sea is turquoise, what could be better than a walk at sea to spend the afternoon? 5:30 p.m : if it is not as hot, the water has kept all its softness for a pleasant moment of swimming during a break. The sun is descending, thus impacting the color of the rocks.