Monte San Petru, 1400 m
Monte San Petru, 1400 m
GPS : 41.773896,9.022001

Panoramic ridge route above the Taravo Valley
The lovely rock formations of Monte San Petru with spectacular views of the island’s south, of the Bavella pinnacles and the Gulf of Valinco is enchanting.
Starting point: Col de St-Eustache, 995m, mountain pass on the D 420 between Petreto-Bicchisano and Aullène.
Height difference: a good 400m.
Grade: easy ridge hike using distinct, mostly marked footpaths (rather overgrown in places).
Refreshment and accommodation: snack bar on the pass. Hotels in Petreto-Bicchisano and in Aullène; campsites on the coast and in Serra-di-Scopamène.
Alternative: the walk can be extended into a superb day hike if you choose to climb from Petreto to Col de St-Eustache (cairn-marked path through macchia), then use the described route to climb to the summit via the high ridge and continue on to Foci Livesi, 945m, before descending again to Petreto.
Map: IGN 4253 OT (1:25.000).

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

Monte San Petru, 1400 m

Monte San Petru, 1400 m