20137 Lecci GPS : 41.680564,9.318601
With the Aiguilles de Bavella in the background and 10 kms of coast, including 5 which shelter amazing beaches, the town of Lecci offers a beautiful place to stay in a protected environment. Located in southern Corsica, half an hour from Figari airport, Lecci enjoys an exceptional location. In the many hamlets of the municipality, you'll find several local shops, a subtle mix of calm and festivity.
Lecci owes its name to the cork oak that the town has long exploited and which was its essential economic activity.
Inland, you will discover historic sites and the famous AOC grape varieties through the aromas of the thicket. It is an active wine region that every year participates to the renowned craft fair in May and to a tasting of AOC wines in July.
The seaside boasts exceptional underwater archaeological sites. If you like sports, you will be delighted by horseback riding, sailing, diving, fishing, water skiing, pétanque matches... If on the other hand you prefer idleness, you can enjoy the most beautiful beaches of the island. History lovers can visit remarkable sites. Foodies can discover some of the best known producers of wines and olive oils in Southern Corsica and will enjoy seafood.