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Nature Reserve in Porto

Réserve Naturelle de Scandola

There’s no vehicle access or footpath into the magnificent, protected Réserve Naturelle de Scandola – the only way to get here is by sea. As a result, Scandola, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is blessed with exceptio…
Corsican in Porto

Le Moulin

Pleasantly situated above a rushing river, south of the bridge on the D84 towards Evisa, 'The Mill' serves solid Corsican fare in an unpretentious, family-friendly setting. Specialities include zucchini beignets, Co…
Corsican in Porto

Le Maquis

This character-filled eatery in a granite house high above the harbour is much loved by locals and tourists alike. The food’s a delight, with a tempting menu based on traditional Corsican cooking. Sit in the cosy wo…
Ruins in Porto

Genoese Tower

Climb the russet-coloured rocks from the harbour to this impressive Genoese tower, which commands dramatic views of the town, the seacoast and the surrounding mountains.
Port in Porto


Porto’s main sights are at the harbour. Once you’ve climbed the russet-coloured rocks up to the Genoese tower, you can stroll round to the bustling marina, from where an arched footbridge crosses the estuary to an i…
Brasserie in Porto

Le Cyrnée

Down by the port, facing Porto's Genoese watchtower, this reliable brasserie serves pizzas, pasta, grilled fish of the day, Corsican fare and afternoon snacks like charcuterie or ice cream.