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Ice Cream in Cargèse

Glaces Geronimi

Sample the extraordinary creations of Pierre Geronimi, Corsica’s most celebrated glacier (ice-cream maker) – violet tutti-frutti, Camembert or mustard ice cream, anyone? – in this beachfront cafe, 13km southeast of …
Church in Cargèse

Église St-Spyridon

Cargèse’s Greek community had been established in the village for 150 years by the time they erected this Greek Orthodox church, between 1868 and 1874. Inside, it holds a gilded iconostasis – the screen separating t…
Church in Cargèse

Église de l’Assomption

Facing across the valley towards its Greek counterpart, barely 100m west, Cargèse’s Catholic church dates from earlier in the 19th century. Its matching set of murals, though, were painted in the 1970s, by a pair of…
Beach in Cargèse

Plage de Pero

The closest beach to Cargèse is the small strip of Plage de Pero, 1km north of the village and overlooked by a couple of Genoese watchtowers.