20252 Bigorno
GPS : 42.527421,9.299421

Bigorno is located at an altitude of 550 metres and is part of the ancient parish of Costera. It is a village surrounded by medium-sized mountains, whose the highest peaks are at the northern end of the village, near the Mount Pietrapolo (1104 m). If you like hiking, you will enjoy an exceptional view of the Gulf of Saint-Florent and of the region of Castagniccia. This village is made up of four hamlets: Ficajola, Roja, Sammarcello and Teghia.
The main waterways are the Golo – the longest river on the island – the river of Bevinco and the streams of Bussu and Forcalli.

This village is part of a natural area of ecological, faunal and floristic interest: Crêtes Mont Asto Mont St Angelo.

Art lovers can visit the parish church of St Mary of the Assumption (18th century), which has a beautiful campanile and which is located near the cemetery of Sammarcello. This church is flanked by the chapel of St Agostino, which contains various objects of artistic and cultural interest.
You should also visit the ruins of the ancient chapel of St Augustine of Locchia, which are located at 650 metres east of the hamlet of Teghia on the path that climb the hill of Valdelaia (1208 m).
One kilometre south of the village, you can run into the old mines of Suartellu.

Bigorno is located at 33 km from Corte, at 44 km from Bastia and at 63 km from Île-Rousse. This village is crossed by the D307 road.