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Church in Sartène

Église Ste-Marie

Rising above Sartène's pretty central square, this granite church houses the cross and 17kg chain borne by the penitent during the town's annual Catenacciu (Good Friday) procession.
Food & Drinks in Sartène

La Cave Sartenaise

Don’t leave town without stopping at this Aladdin’s cave of a shop for charcuterie, cheese, honey, olive oil, biscuits and dozens of local wine. If you’d like to buy goodies for your picnic or to take home, this is …
Religious in Sartène

Procession du Catenacciu

Notorious for its banditry and bloody vendettas in the 19th century, Sartène has more recently found fame thanks to this annual re-enactment of the Passion that has taken place here every Good Friday since the Middl…
Corsican in Sartène

Le Jardin de l'Echauguette

At this cheerful eatery just down the stairs from Sartène's main square, Corsican specialities such as beignets de courgette (zucchini fritters), cannelloni au brucciu (pasta tubes stuffed with sheep's-milk cheese) …