Visit Propriano


Propriano mapLocated in Corsica of the South, Propriano is just south ofAjaccio located at the end of the Gulf of Valinco, on the west coast of Corsica. Corsica.

Propriano The port of Fozzano has a long history, but was created at the end of the 19th century during the phylloxera crisis. Previously, this port was used by the navy of the village of Fozzano, which is why it needed to be redeveloped.

As a result, the city of Propriano was created, but it didn't really take off until the beginning of the 20th century.

The history of Propriano

Previously, Greek, Roman, Pisan and Turkish communities had developed on these lands. The existence of the village of Propriano was troubled by several waves of invasions, Vandals in the Ve century and Saracens in the VIIIe century.Propriano

The discovery of the remains of two churches (the oldest dating back to the VIe or VIIe century) is one of the earliest testimonies to the Christianisation of the region. Corsica.

The oldest of these churches is also the largest (16 metres by 8.50 metres), suggesting that it once housed a bishopric.

In the vicinity of these two churches (nested one inside the other, the second, smaller church having been built on the site of the first), a necropolis dating back to the 4th century has been discovered.e century.

Propriano owes its development in the 19the century, with the construction of the road linking Ajaccio à Bonifaciowhich was laid out in 1873. The first building was constructed with a warehouse in Fozzano. At the same time, the port became the maritime outlet for Sartèneto the detriment of Tizzano.

Places to visit in Propriano

As I said earlier, Propriano has many origins, given the communities that have occupied this land. The little town Corsica remains a pleasant place to visit.

We advise you to take a closer look at the marina, which is a beautiful place, and also at the Church of Notre-Dame de la Miséricorde.

Travelling by plane

Despite the fact that Propriano has a small airfield. If you'd like to visit this small town in the south of the CorsicaIt is best to come from the International Airport. d'Ajaccio.

Coming by boat


To enjoy the road Corsica with your own means of transport, you'll need to use the boat. To do this, you'll need to arrive fromAjaccio to be as close as possible.

Propriano by train

Unfortunately, Propriano is not served by trains, so you won't be able to get there by rail.

Where to sleep?

Hotel Propriano

Here is a selection of three of the best-rated Propriano hotels.

Campsite Propriano

Guest house in Propriano

Propriano is home to a highly reputed and rather posh guest house.

Contact Propriano Tourist Office

Sartenais Valinco, Tourist Office

Marina 20110 PROPRIANO

Tel: +33 (0) 4 95 76 01 49

What to see around Propriano

Lion of Roccapina

Lion of Roccapina

Twenty minutes from Sartène in the direction of Porto-Vecchiobefore taking the "turning of the extreme south": a viewpoint over the cove of Roccapina and below it the surprising shape of a lion which seems to watch over the sea, turned towards the Genoese tower.

Find out more about the Lion of Roccapina.

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