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Into the Balange - L'Ile Rousse, Pigna, Sant'Antonino and Calvi

Much of the north-west side of Corsica is called the Balange. Today we ventured over to the region, paying scant notice to its largest community and enjoying a memorable experience in one of its smallest. Details later in my Trip Report on Slow Travel.

Our unforgettable lunch setting at a small restaurant in Sant'Antonino, one of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France, is shown in the photo below.

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Comments (2)

It looks like a beautiful day - a little cloudy. Are there still a lot of chestnuts in the hills? I also loved the churches and actually the little mausoleums that lined the road.

Doug:

Hi Marta,
Haven't noticed any chestnuts, but lots of churches, of course. However, we tend to stop at wineries rather than mausoleums. We've been very impressed by the quality of Corsican wines.

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