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Loved the scenery

It’s 16km on a very narrow windy road. It was an October weekday. We drove in at 11am and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Tougher than we thought!

We are experienced, pretty fit hikers. After surviving the drive up (much less scary than the drive... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Susan D
Sydney, Australia
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Cours Paoli, 20250 Corte, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

It’s 16km on a very narrow windy road. It was an October weekday. We drove in at 11am and, thankfully, only had 5 oncoming cars. On the way back at 315, surprisingly, there were more cars, perhaps 9. In only 2 instances, were there any...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We are experienced, pretty fit hikers. After surviving the drive up (much less scary than the drive back when the road was busy) we were surprised by how exerting the walk was - more a rock climb/scramble at times. By the time we made it...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A drive up the narrow D623 from Corte is well worth it for an enjoyable, not too tough hike to the mountain lakes at the top. We drove up around midday and were visiting at the end of September so the road wasn't too busy...More

Thank Getaway792423
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This trail is in stunning landscape. We are not young and not hikers but reasonably fit. We took our time, taking photos along the way and it took us around one and a half to two hours. It is supposed to be a one hour...More

2  Thank Travel_addict13_10
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We went up there in the afternoon but it wasn't the best idea. After a few kilometers we turned and parked along side the road because a lot of cars were coming down and we couldn't pas them on the small road. We searched for...More

Thank JRtravel93
Reviewed 10 August 2018

One of the natural wonders of Corsica is the Restonica valley. A must see when visiting the region. Drive all the way up to the paid car park at the end of the valley and hike/climb to one or both of the lakes to enjoy...More

Thank loveluxurytravel
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We were staying in Corte so were fairly close but even then there were many cars that were already parked up. You pay 6 euro for tihsi pleasure. The road is single track for quite a way and falls away steeply on either side but...More

1  Thank geoffviking
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We did not have time for the hike to the lake but wanted to see the valley and appreciate the landscape. So we drove the 15km to the upper parking and walked around and stopped in with some of the locals who have set up...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

First, you should know that the parking is limited and you need to be at the parking area no later than 9 am and the fee is 6 euros to park. The hike to the two (2) lakes is challenging; lots of boulders, walking through...More

Thank majoresq
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is a tough hike alright. We drove all the way from Aleria until the Restonica parking. The drive itself is quite adventurous with narrow one way roads with no barriers separating you and the plunging gorge below!! But that's the fun of it!! You...More

2  Thank Aloke D
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Sander H
30 May 2017|
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Response from hmjt372 | Reviewed this property |
it was on the road, the road was totally inaccessible... but you can still enjoy a walk along the river if you stop at the bridge.