La boucle de Santa-Reparata
20220 Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna
GPS : 42.604060, 8.929385

Difficulty: easy
Type: loop
Duration: 3 h and 20 min
Length: 7.7 km
Difference in height: + 300 m / - 300 m
Starting point: Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna

Road access
The road-trip from Calvi to Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna takes 39 minutes for 30.9 kilometres. You must take the road T 30 and the D 71 one.
You can park your car next to the church of Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna.

Description
This walk will allow you to discover the village of Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna, the village of Sant'Antonino and the village of Pigna as well as the convent of Corbara. In Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna you can visit the village church, discover a leather workshop and taste the honey and some biscuits made by local craftsmen, Sant'Antonino was a real mountain fortress with seventy-five houses built next to each other, Pigna is an authentic village from which you can admire the Gulf of Calvi.
The convent of Corbara was founded in 1456 and remained open until the French Revolution. The convent was reopened in the second half of the 19th century and in 1861 Father Cormier – elected Superior General of the Order of Dominicans in 1904 and beatified in 1994 by Pope John Paul II – was appointed Prior of this convent.
The starting point of this walk is located at the end of the village. Follow the wooden panel for "Sant'Antonino – chemin de Curbinu".
The path is not very well signposted, but it will allow you to reach the village of Sant'Antonino quite easily. Take a look at the village and start walking towards the village of Pigna and towards the convent of Corbara: do not hesitate to open the gates which stand before you. From the convent you can take an old mule track which leads towards Monte Sant'Angelo (562 m) and towards the starting point.

The full description of this hike is in the guide, opposite, available in all the bookshops and relay points of Corsica. To buy this book online, scan the flashcode with your smartphone or go to the link below:
http://www.rother.de/titpage/4907.php.
Available in French, English, German and Italian.

The full description of this hike is in the guide, opposite, available in all the bookshops and relay points of Corsica. To Buy this book online, click on the link below.
Available in French, English, German and Italian.

www.rother.de

La boucle de Santa-Reparata

20220 Santa-Reparata-di-Balagna