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The Sanguinaire Islands

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Above all, a unique natural area known for its blazing sunsets . The Sanguinary Islands is an archipelago of four islands. Colonies of seabirds nest in peace.. Original flora consists of more than 150 species on Mezzu Mare, the main island , some rare or even absent from the rest of Corsica including the spectacular arum eats fly . The sanguinaire islands, have also a rich and full of mysteries past. Many accounts of travelers, one of the most famous is Alphonse Daudet in " Letters from my mill " evoke traces of life in these wild islands. Human presence dates back to the sixteenth century with the construction of a Genovese tower, where is now located the current lighthouse . In 1806 Mezzu Mare becomes a health post with the construction of a quarantine lazaretto, for the coral fishermen returning from Africa. The lighthouse is automated since1985. The archipelago was purchased by the General Council of Corsica in 1973.

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  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    Cadre magnifique ,c est à voir...

  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    Un site magnifique a visiter a toute heure du jour Une ballade sympa et tres facile Une web cam serait un plus Merci de le prendre en compte Un Corse du continent

  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    Très bel endroit . Superbe vue une fois arrivé au sommet . L'accès permet aux petits et aux grands de s'y aventurer !

  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    vraiment très beau bonne traverser avec naveva équipage très sympathique

  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    coucher de soleil et vue magnifique

  • The Sanguinaire Islands

    Meravigliose!! Atmosfera da film dei pirati

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