20287 Meria
GPS : 42.925634,9.451675

Meria is located at 200 metres above sea level and is part of the ancient parish of Luri on the Cap Corse peninsula. This village has a wild coastline and only one sandy beach, which is located southeast of the tower of Meria. From Meria you can organize several excursions suitable for the whole family: indeed, you can reach Monte San Paolo (183 m), Campu Pianu (242), Bocca di Pantanelli (421 m), Monte di a Funa (444 m), Monte di Peri (477 m), Pianta Fiadone (552 m) and Punta di Gulfidoni (606 m). The vegetation of this village, which enjoys a moderate Mediterranean climate, is quite green: chestnut trees and holm oaks compete with Corsican scrub.

This village is part of a second-generation natural area of ecological, faunal and floristic interest: Crêtes asylvatiques du Cap Corse.

Art lovers can visit the parish church of St Roch (17th century), which contains two works of art classified historical monument: the painting Our Lady of Mercy surrounded by seven saints and four penitents and a tombstone dating back to the 1st century.
From this village you can reach the antimony mines of Meria, which in the past employed up to 400 people and which now are part of the General inventory of cultural heritage.
If you love walking, you can take the path de Crêtes du Cap Corse: a 48-kilometre circuit linking the port of Centuri to the port of Toga. This excursionist circuit is recommended for experienced walkers because it is characterized by a considerable altitude difference.

Meria is located at 36 km from Bastia, at 54,5 km from Borgo and at 58 km from Saint-Florent. This village is crossed by the D135 road.