Corte

  • Corte is worth seeing for its spectacular location; bordering the mountains of Corsica's regional Nature Park. It is from the old castle's covered way that you will appreciate the best view. Return from there to the citadel which overlooks the Old Town and then visit the National Palace: this old Genoese Palace sheltered the Paoli government in the 18th century. Finish your stroll with the exploration ...
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  • Corte is on the border of northern and southern Corsica.
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  • The smallest university in France, with 4,900 students enrolled in 2007, is in Crote.
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  • Corte is located in the middle of Corsica at 450m of altitude, between Bastia and Ajaccio.
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  • Gorges that are listed as a 'grand national site' lay at the foot of this mountain.
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  • This citadel is perched on the highest summits of Corsica.
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  • Corte was the capital of Corsica when it was an independent state.
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination France

Corte is worth seeing for its spectacular location; bordering the mountains of Corsica's regional Nature Park. It is from the old castle's covered way that you will appreciate the best view. Return from there to the citadel which overlooks the Old Town and then visit the National Palace: this old Genoese Palace sheltered the Paoli government in the 18th century. Finish your stroll with the exploration of the Annunciation Church, located just below the palace.

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