20221 Valle-di-Campoloro
GPS : 42.336667,9.494722

Valle-di-Campoloro is situated at an altitude of 280 metres and is part of the ancient parish of Campoloro. This village stretches from the plain to the beach and to the marina of Campoloro, which is open all year round. If you love the sea the sun and the beach, then you must spend some time at the beach of Padulone, where you will find a paradise of fine and golden sand facing a deep blue sea. The main waterway of this village is the river of Alesani, which flows directly into the Tyrrhenian Sea on the east side of the island.

This village is located to the north of Cervione, the ancient capital of Corsica at the time of king Theodore, the only king of the history of Corsica.

Valle-di-Campoloro has one of the most beautiful chapels in Corsica, the chapel of St Christine (9th century). This building was made famous by Prosper Mérimée, who was inspector of historic monuments and who wrote an accurate description of this chapel in 1839. According to Mérimée – who was struck by the quality and by the colours of the interior decoration – this chapel has "a rare, or perhaps a unique form in Corsica”. Indeed, it is the only chapel in Corsica which has twin apses, apart from the chapel of St Marion in Corte.
In 2001, this village was awarded the title of most flowery village in Upper Corsica.

Valle-di-Campoloro is located at 28,5 km from Aléria, at 46 km from Bastia and at 55 km from Corte. This village is crossed by the T10 road.