Located in Favone, the establishment A Rossa offers 4 apartments for rent from May to September.
This seaside resort on a human scale offers you a white sandy beach with family water activities to discover the upper side (pirogues, paddle, canoe) or the lower side (scuba diving) of this Tyrrhenian sea with its unsuspected wealth.
Its geographical position also allows you access to the beaches of the extreme south of the East Coast of Corsica and to many mountain ranges with their famous rivers.
In love with our mountains and our sea, I will always be avalaible to help you discover my remote island
Ideally located in the centre of the bay of Favone, the flats offer access to the beach without having to take your car.
They are soundproofed, air-conditioned and have a sea view.
A Cupulatta (Turtle in Corsica) is a unique park in Europe of 2,5 ha where you can discover 170 species of terrestrial and aquatic turtles present on all the continents of the globe. The nursery with the baby turtles is particularly touching. An extraordinary discovery for all the family. Want to go further to discover …
If the human presence in Corsica is estimated at -10 000 before J-C and that one finds traces of proto-Corsican civilization towards -5 000 before J-C, the Casteddu of Cucuruzzu dates him from the age of old bronze (1 800 before J-C). It is one of the biggest and imposing fortifications of Corsica, abandoned by …
Museum of Aléria
The city of Aleria was founded by the Phoceans in 565 BC under the name of Alalia, then the Etruscans and the Cartagenes followed. In 259 BC, the Romans took the city and changed its name to Aleria. For almost seven centuries, it was the heart of the Romanization of Corsica, serving as a strategic …
“A Rossa”, a bit of history
It all started in 1927, when Saveria Grimaldi (my grandmother) married Don Quilici (my grandfather) in the small village of Conca (southern start/finish of the GR20) and the couple decided to move down to the plain and settle in a house in Favone.
Don worked as a mule peddler (U Dragulinu) and Saveria, after having continued for a while as a shepherdess (a pastòra), quickly offered food and drink to travellers wishing to stop off on their journey between Bastia and Bonifacio.
The little Café was born… It was very quickly known and recognized all along the eastern coast of Corsica and as far as Propriano under the name of “A Rossa”, nickname given to my grandmother for her flamboyant red hair.
With the arrival of the first holidaymakers in 1936, the establishment prospered and life went on peacefully through the summer seasons.
In the 1970s, the family business was taken over and developed by the two sons of “A Rossa”, Paul (my uncle) and Toussaint (my father).
Today, my uncle Paul is no longer with us and my father having decided to take a well deserved retirement, I am the third generation to continue the adventure of this family saga.
I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon, at home, but also on this island which is always in my head and in my heart.
The granddaughter of A Rossa