Vignale is located at an altitude of 400 metres and is part of the ancient parish of Marana. This village is surrounded by medium-sized mountains and has a rather lush vegetation made up of chestnut trees, holm oaks and olive trees. This small village, from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Golo valley, represents an excellent starting point for various forest walks.
The Golo, which is the largest coastal river on the island and which flows directly into the Tyrrhenian Sea, is the main watercourse in this village.
Vignale is a truly peaceful territory, a little corner of paradise that allows tourists and inhabitants of the island to escape the heat and the bustle of summer. However, the history of this village was marked by a tragic vendetta that saw the Nicolaï family fighting against the Olanda one: it is said that the fight between the two families decimated the population of the village.
Art lovers can visit the parish church of St Luxorius (17th century), who is said to have been a Roman soldier and a bishop who died as a martyr during the fourth of Diocletian’s persecutions. This church was built by the faithful, who struggled to add several side chapels, to buy bells, to build the bell tower...
If you love walking, you will run into several chapels and some vestiges of rural life in the past.
Vignale is located at 32,5 km from Bastia, at 47 km from Corte and at 90 km from Calvi. This village is crossed by the D607 road.