Prehistoric sites Cradle of the greatest civilizations, the Mediterranean area is home to remarkable archaeological treasures. Hotbed of Prehistory, Corsica takes you at the peak of Bronze-Age fortified settlements, in the middle of statue-menhirs alignment and even inside Neolithic sites, witnesses of more than 8,000 years of History.

Grotta Scritta

Prehistoric sites

In u Nebbiu region, the Grotta Scritta is a rock shelter and the only place of the island with painted depictions. This fragile site is accessible after a 3kms walk from the village of Olmeta di Capicorsu, along a...

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Filitosa

Prehistoric sites

In the Taravu valley lies the Neolithic site of Filitosa. Undoubtedly, Filitosa is the flower of the megalithic art and is considered as the most emblematic cultural site in the Mediterranean … Filitosa is an...

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Araghju

Prehistoric sites

5kms away from Portivechju, the Castellu of Araghju is extremely well preserved and offers a stunning view over the gulfs of Portivechju and San Ciprianu. After a 25 minutes-walk and a bit of climbing, an impressive...

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Cucuruzzu

Prehistoric sites

Secluded in the Alta Rocca mountains, u casteddu di Cucuruzzu dates back to the bronze age. The ruins show how was organized the community and its villagers. A path through the maquis and its enchanting scenery leads...

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Cauria

Prehistoric sites

A few kilometers south of Sartè, the Plateau de Cauria is home to the largest and the best-preserved dolmen on the island: the Funtanaccia dolmen. By snaking through the maquis, a path leads also to an impressive and...

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