By Nathalie the 26/10/2018

The Regional Natural Park of Corsica

Created in 1972, this is one of the 51 PNR of France.

At the heart of the highest island in the Mediterranean, the Corsica Regional Natural Park is rich in an exceptional and diversified heritage. Its mountains peaking at 2,706 metres, its grandiose landscapes and its authentic villages offer more splendours and curiosities than you can see in one visit. A great playground for fans of nature activities, the park’s territory offers many opportunities for leisure in all seasons... from small family outings to adventurous hikes, and even ski tours to ensure snowsport lovers feel at home. Numerous options are available.

Created in 1972 and classified in 2017 as one of the 51 Parcs Naturels Régionaux of France

Over 365,000 hectares (more than a third of the island area)

145 member municipalities (40% of island municipalities)

Almost 28,000 inhabitants

Located on the highest island of the Mediterranean, the PNRC is essentially Montagnard, including the highest peaks of Corsica, including Monte Cinto (2,706m)

2 coastal areas

A rich and abundant biodiversity, characterised by a high rate of endemism

Numerous ‘Natura 2000’ sites on the park’s territory, including 7 Special Protection Areas

3 Special Conservation Zones managed directly by the mixed syndicate

28 areas of Community importance for the birds identified (37 IBAs present in Corsica)

The park is home to nearly 40% of the 186 ZNIEFFs identified in Corsica

A nature reserve: the RN of Scandola, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site

A biosphere reserve: the Fango Valley

Several classified sites: Gulf of Girolata & Porto, Restonica Valley, Bavella, Inzecca

Two wetlands classified as RAMSAR on its territory: the Moltifau bog, the Palu pond

Over 1,500km of hiking trails, including the GR20, flagship of the Corsican mountains

Participates in the development of nature activities on the island, where he set up the first VTT site as part of the French Cycling Federation

Villages of character, authentic and picturesque

A historical and religious heritage of great interest

A territory rich in traditions

120 agents who participate in the sustainable development of the territory





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