The sea and mountains of Corsica

La Corsica, mountain in the seaIt offers all kinds of outdoor leisure activities. But in mountainas at sea Prudence.

Before you leave, take a look at the weather because the weather changes very quickly:

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Whatever your activity, whether swimming, hiking, diving or climbing, make sure you have the right equipment. If this is your first time taking part in this activity, make sure you have the right equipment for the job. holidays in CorsicaIf you're looking for a professional, don't hesitate to call on one to guide you on your escapades.

  • Don't push yourself beyond your physical limits.
  • Don't forget: it's best to be insured for any damage you may cause to yourself or others. Check your insurance policy. If in doubt, take out additional insurance.

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High Mountain Gendarmerie Platoon: 04 95 61 13 95
Mobile emergency services: 112
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By the sea

Respect the signs: some places are dangerous and many beaches are not supervised.

For supervised beaches remember :

  • Green flag Swimming authorised
  • Yellow flag : Dangerous bathing
  • Red Flag : No swimming

Keep an eye on your children, as they can quickly drown in very little water. Be careful when using buoys and floating toys.

Underwater hunting in Corsica

Only in apnea! You must be at least 16 years old and hold a declaration (or FFESSM licence) with Maritime Affairs. Always mark your presence with a buoy.

Underwater fishing CorsicaMaritime Affairs Corsica will also provide you with a list of protected sites and species, such as grouper, slipper lobster and spiny lobster. Bear in mind that sea urchins cannot be fished between 1 April and 30 November, as they are in their reproduction period.

Personal watercraft

To drive (boat, scooter or motorbike), a licence above 6 HP is compulsory, even for hire. You must use the channels set aside for this purpose, up to 300 m from the shore. Corsica.

To find out more about bathing water, regulations and safety, please contact the health and social affairs departments. Corsica and maritime affairs departments. You can also contact your local town hall.

At the river

Always be careful when holidays in CorsicaWater levels can rise rapidly due to storms in the mountains. Also observe the EDF signs indicating prohibitions downstream of dams.

In the mountains

The Corsican mountains is beautiful and welcoming, but you need to think ahead. The weather can change quite rapidly over the course of a day, especially in the late afternoon. Make sure you bring warm clothing and rain gear.

  • Find out about local conditions and ask professionals or guides for advice.
  • Avoid going off on your own.
  • Let us know your itinerary and return time...

Beware of fire risks. Prefectoral decrees may prohibit access to certain routes and paths from time to time.

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