STAY IN CORSICA, IN LUCCIANA NEAR BASTIA
RELAXATION AND LEISURE AT THE HOTEL LA LAGUNE
A stay at theHotel La Lagune, on the seafront, guarantees a relaxing and serene holiday: a quiet park, an outdoor swimming pool and a Spa cabin for invigorating massages. The 3-star hotel offers these services for a relaxing stay in Corsica.
Take the private path and discover the white sandy beach, caressed by a turquoise sea. Just lay out your towel and relax, just a stone’s throw from your room or suite.
Recognised asa City of Art and History, Bastia will satisfy culture lovers with its many historic monuments that you can visit on your trip to Corsica. Just 20 kilometres from the Hotel La Lagune, this city is filled with relics from the Genoese era (14th century) which shaped this maritime city. Explore the famous citadel, , classed as a Historic Monument, its quaint lanes laden with charm and its superb view over the Old Port. The citadel is home to the former Governors’ Palace – , today the Corsican Museum of Ethnology, , the Saint-Marie Church (once a cathedral) and even the Saint-Croix Church, , a jewel of Baroque art which contains treasures such as a Black Christ…
IImmerse yourself in the picturesque atmosphere that prevails over the Old Port of Bastia, lined with colourful houses, restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy a sit down at any time of the day. Follow the Quai des Martyrs that will take you to the majesticPlace Saint-Nicolas, one of the largest squares in France, the city’s focal point and a symbol of resistance. It is opposite the commercial port and is home to three monuments, including a statue of Napoleon.BASTIA TOURIST OFFICE
ONE ISLAND: MANY EMOTIONS
Come and experience a wonderful stay on the Isle of Beauty which invites you to take a unique sensory journey. Corsica boasts exceptional natural sites ,that make it popular for its varied landscapes. Sea and mountains exist in harmony, revealing unique surprises to the world.
In northern Corsica, a few kilometres from the Hotel La Lagune, set off to explore these classified, fascinating sites and fully immerse yourself in these unique landscapes. The magic of the Cap Corse unfurls along the paths and through the picturesque villages, creeks, beaches and Genoese towers that pepper the scenery. Take to the hills in the region of Nebbioto the west and the Désert des Agriates.
Across the rest of the island, visit the Bavella massif and the nature reserve of the aiguilles de Bavella, a famous mountain range which climbs to an altitude of 1,218 metres and is characterised by its jagged peaks. Don’t miss the Alta Rocca. between Bastia and Porto-Vecchio.This alluring region reflects the very image of Corsica; set between sea and mountains, it offers walks for all levels of ability and will enable you to explore the nature of both the mountains and coasts..
The beaches and and creeks along the coast are some of the most beautiful in the world, with clear turquoise waters, fine golden sand and the surrounding lush vegetation. TheCalanques de Piana, The Golf de Porto, the beaches of Pietracorbara, Pinia-Ghisonaccia and Macinaggio are just some of the places that await for moments of relaxation during your break in Corsica.
PLEASURE FOR THE TASTEBUDS
The Corsican cuisine will delight food lovers. the traditional cold meat The traditional cold meats are among the best in the world, while the sheep’s and goat's cheeses offer a wonderful gourmet diversity. Visit the village markets to taste them from local producers..
Lovers of sweet treats aren't forgotten with Corsican deserts such as canistrelli, canistrelli the island’s typical dry cakes, plain or flavoured (almonds, lemon...), the deserts with chestnut flour and even le Corsican honey! !
To accompany this gourmet cuisine the , the delightful flavours of Corsican wines, recognised by 9 AOC. Red, rosé or white, there's something for all palates!
Corsica is the perfect playground for sports enthusiasts: water sports on the coast or hiking in the islands centre, everyone will find something to make them happy from among the multitude of activities on offer and the splendid sites to be discovered.
Corsica - and its 1,000 km of coastline - offers a range of places where you can enjoy water sports. PPopular with divers from all over the world, the Isle of Beauty has outstanding waters. Don't miss the underwater diving at Corsica’s key sites, departing from Bastia. You can also discover sailing and opt togo out on the boat. Finally, a few kilometres from the Hotel La Lagune,Calvi and Ile-Rousse have established themselves as major surfing spots, , enjoyed by beginners and the most experienced alike.
Bastia’s hinterland dhas many walking paths and lends itself perfectly to this practice, which will enable you to discover the natural splendours of the Isle of Beauty. Cap Corse, Nonza, Nebbiu, Canari: follow the waymarked paths, on your own or accompanied by a professional guide, and immerse yourself in Corsica’s mountain and forest landscapes.
Breaks in southern Corsica
Treat yourself to a trip to southern Corsica during your holiday at the Hotel La Lagune and discover the city ofPorto Vecchio, iconic city in the south and home to monuments steeped in history. It is marked by the Genoese era, as evidenced by its citadel, , a fortified treasure, which you can visit on a guided tour.
Take a trip to Bonifacio, the island’s northernmost city, famous for its old town nestled on the edge of an immense, steep limestone cliff overlooking the sea. Bonifacio has about forty classified sites :the city’s thousand-year-old history has left buildings to be discovered during your walks in one of Corsica’s most beautiful cities.