Welcome to Corte
Secretive. Inward looking. Staunchly Corsican. In many ways, the mountain town of Corte feels different from other Corsican cities. This is the heart and soul of Corsica. It has been at the centre of the island’s fortunes since Pascal Paoli made it the capital of his short-lived Corsican republic in 1755, and it remains a nationalist stronghold. It is also Corsica's only university town, with a youthful energy that... Read More
Top experiences in Corte
Morning Milan Historic Walking Tour with Pizza
Discover Milan and its attractions,The Sforza Castle, a fortress that was both used as a military base and a residence of the Dukes of Milan. The Scala Theatre, built in 1776 and located in Piazza della Scala, is not only a monument, but a true temple of Music and Italian History and Culture. The Duomo, our Cathedral. But also Palazzo Reale and San Gottardo in Corte with its wonderful bell tower. The tour will continue to "Parco Sempione" where you may see Arco della Pace. A must spent 10 minutes near Arena listening its history.At the end of your 2-hour walking tour, arrive to Zio Provolone where you may eat a tasty pizza with one drink (coca-cola, beer or water) and a coffee.
Trani Wine Tour from Bari or Ostuni with Visit to Castel del Monte
We will pick up you from your hotel in Bari or Ostuni and begin the day by exploring the amazing Castel Del Monte, approximately one hour drive. It is one of the most sophisticated and secular buildings of the Middle Ages. It was built in the 13th century. The building is a harmonious geometrical study, but this precisely planned, giant octagon remains a mystery to this day. We continue our tour with a visit to the wonderful Giancarlo Ceci winery, set in an impressive 16th century castle with views in the distance of the mystical Castel del Monte. This organic winery handed down for eight generations of nature and traditions harnesses its location in the hills and the presence of oak woods to contribute to the success of these award winning wines. We will then enjoy lunch at either; Antichi SaporI, owned by one of the most famous chefs in Italy, Pietro Zito. He says “my dishes come from the land that is why I’m called the farmer chef. “ He has a love of tradition and a respect for fresh seasonal ingredients. Alternatively we can eat at Corte in Fiore, one of the best fish restaurants in Trani, it is situated in a 16th century building in the old town close to the fishing harbour, cathedral and Jewish Ghetto. Refreshed we will continue the day by exploring Trani. During the Middle Ages this small, lively whitewashed port of Jewish origin bustled with mercantile activity and was filled with merchants and traders. Today, one of the highlights of a visit, is the majestic Duomo built between 1159-1186 and beautifully situated on the sea front. Our tour continues with a visit to Rivera – one of the great wine estates of Italy, summer excels with their reds, attributing to their accolade as one of the leaders in Puglia’s wine sector. Sebastiano de Corato founded Azien da Vinicola Rivera in the late 1940’s and today with the involvement of the 3rd generation of the family, they use quality traditional methods to produce award winning wines that eloquently express the intense yet elegant character of the land and its native grape varieties. The winery enjoys stunning views of its vast expanse of vineyards.