The Spasimata Swing Brigde

The Spasimata swing bridge is a beauty spot. This big bouncy bridge takes you across the Spasimata river. The slabs of granite lead into a stunning enclosed ravine as the GR20 makes its way towards the Muvrella mountain.

Situated Just below Carrozzu refuge is a great swim spot, several big rock pools, the perfect place to relax and swim after the day’s walk. There is a well known swing bring called the ‘Spasimata’ that crosses the water, It’s a clanky bouncy metal structure.  The bridge is about 30 metres long and 15 metres high, it was made famous by the French film ‘Les Randonneurs’ It takes one person at a time.

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Spasimata Swing Brigde
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The Spasimata Swing Brigde

The Spasimata swing bridge is a beauty spot. This big bouncy bridge takes you across the Spasimata river. The slabs of granite lead into a stunning enclosed ravine as the GR20 makes its way towards the Muvrella mountain.

Melo and Capitallo lakes
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Capitellu and Melo lakes

These are two beautiful glacier lakes situated one above the other at the top of the Restonica Gorge. The lower lake, Melo earns its name from its shape, which is that of an apple. It is situated at 1710m and is 20m at its deepest point. It is frozen for 8 months of the year.

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Cascades des Anglais

The Cascades des Anglais is a series of rock pools and chutes of water that make up the river l’Agnone.

Aiguilles de Bavella
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Les Aiguilles de Bavella

The Col de Bavella is a road pass that is situated at 1218m altitude. It is marked by a statue of Notre Dame des Neiges, there is a panorama of granite peaks and forests.

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Lac de Nino

The Lac de Nino lake is situated between Castel di Vergio hotel and Manganu refuge. It is the source of the Tavignano river, situated between Castel di Vergio hotel and Manganu refuge, it has a surface area of 6.5 ha.

Breche de Capitello
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Breche de Capitello

The Breche de Capitello is a high mountain pass, situated at 2200m. It is a spectacular view point and can be snowed in early June.

Monte cinto
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The Monte Cinto

The Monte Cinto is the highest summit on the island, it is 2706m alt. It is accessible from both the Niolu valley and Haut Asco.