Corsica

Wines of Corsica

Written by on October 13, 2014 in Corsica, Wine and Drinks
Wines of Corsica

We take a look at the wines of Corsica, grown on the slopes and earth of this most beautiful French island in the Mediterannean… It’s the scent of Corsica that lingers longest. The French call it maquis, the locals macchia, both a name for the aroma of rosemary, thyme, marjoram, mint, and a myriad of […]

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Discovering Corsica’s Hill-top Village of Pigna

Written by on September 9, 2013 in Corsica
Discovering Corsica’s Hill-top Village of Pigna

A couple of years ago while on a photography assignment for Corsican Places, I was lucky enough to visit the pretty village of Pigna near Calvi. I had very fond memories of this charming village from a holiday near here many years ago and I was wondering if it had changed much. My friend dropped […]

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Corsican holiday | One of the jewels of the Med rediscovered

Written by on May 11, 2013 in Corsica
Corsican holiday | One of the jewels of the Med rediscovered

Corsica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Like a jewel, it shines in the azure blue waters that surround it, a place of history with a rich culture, wonderful cuisine, outstandingly beautiful natural landscape and much much more. I was last in the idyllic little Corsican hilltop hamlet of Piedicroce […]

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Corsica

Written by on January 30, 2012 in Corsica
Corsica

The Good Life France regional guide to France … The spectacularly beautiful French island of Corsica is in the Mediteranean – west of Italy, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the island of Sardinia. The island has been fought over and occupied constantly for centuries but since 1769 Corsica has been governed by […]

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