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A taste of Alps in the heart of Mediterranean Sea!

My husband and I decided to go to Corsica and dedicate a couple of days in the very heart of the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Valentina S
Cagliari, Italy
Amazing views, hard work!

So worth the climb (and the extra climb to the higher up lake). Although it definitely is a climb... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

My husband and I decided to go to Corsica and dedicate a couple of days in the very heart of the island since I have always sailed around it. I am 5 months and a half pregnant so we decided to take it slowly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Valentina S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

So worth the climb (and the extra climb to the higher up lake). Although it definitely is a climb. Hard in places. Expect to get out of breath and take plenty of water, snacks etc. Had a coffee before we set off from one of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Zom_bea
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in Corte, you definitely should do the hike! It was just fabulous. Even with kids (10 years and more) you can do the hike. It is not that demanding.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 261petrab
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the description above we followed the less challenging path. If you face the lake direction from the parking lot to your left will be a steep but doable and less open route and to you right is less overall less steep but with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank AlinaVel
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Heavy climb to the lake, suitable only for fit people. Two options to climb just after the Bergerie de Melo : on the left side (longer, but easier climb through the forest) and on the right (using ladders and chains, but with nicer views).

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very uneven path up via some fixed chains and ladders. I have occasional vertigo but found it bearable. Well worth the effort once you reach the lake. I even had a swim and jump in off the rocks. Fantastic views down valley Restonica and up...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DavidG14591
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We left early at 6.30 and were there ay 7.10. We were the first which was nice and also very good temperatures. The parking is just past the sign Lac Melo. We started and took the right path. In about 45minutes we were at lac...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Marijke_VL
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Please beware: the road to the parking lot is currently blocked due to the collapse of a bridge, meaning that you will have to walk an extra 18 kilometres in addition to the hike to lac du melo. The advantage is that you can enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Fletcher1890
Reviewed 26 April 2017

For nature lovers, you have to visit "Lac du Melo", if you are staying overnight in Corte. Bring a wind Jacket with you because it is a bit fresh up there, if you are tune for summer temperature. Brilliant view on top of the mountain...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Tropicalman-RB
Reviewed 25 August 2016

You have a choice, either walk by the "randonee" along the Restonica Valley (trail leading edge of the valley of course) or you can try to catch a bus (about 9.00 AM) or hitch-hiking. Whatever you do, at the end of road starst not so...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Marek G
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