20133 Carbuccia
GPS : 42.041389, 8.953514

Carbuccia is located at 507 metres above sea level and is part of the ancient parish of Celavo. This mountainous village is located in the valley of Gravona and has a very luxuriant vegetation. This village is criss-crossed with numerous hiking trails thought to allow visitors to discover the natural heritage of Carbuccia. These hiking trails are well maintained, although Corsican maquis is still rather present.

This village is part of the regional natural park of Corsica, of which it is considered the "front door". In this natural reserve you can find several animals: diurnal and nocturnal raptors, wild pigs and goats, wild boar, Hermann's tortoises, wildcat... In Carbuccia you can also run into centuries-old chestnut trees, thousand-year-old oak trees, gigantic cork trees...

Carbuccia has a very ancient history. There are numerous archaeological sites, but some of them have yet to be examined closely.
This village has a strong agricultural background: in fact, you can find more than thirty stone farmyards, five mills, five ovens and three olive-presses.

Art lovers can visit the ancient parish church of St Ghjacumu (11th century), which was rebuilt in the 17th-century and which was replaced by the new parish church of St Ghjacumu (19th century). The new parish church contains many artistic objects of great cultural and historical interest, such as a bell dating back to the 16th century. 
If you want to spend a whole day in Carbuccia, then you can visit the vestiges of many chapels (St Cirvonu, St Ghjorghju, St Sulvestru, St Ulaghja...) and the old village of Marchesu.

Carbuccia is located at 31 km from Ajaccio, at 57 km from Corte and at 59 km from Cargèse. This village is crossed by the D29 road.