The Beach of Arone: a must-see cove in Corsica
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The wide range of white sand d'Arone is located in 12 km from the centre of Piana. It is worth the extra effort to drive to this beautiful beach Corsica. The road to the Arone beach is located on the side of a mountain and offers a spectacular view of the Capo Rosso and the gulf. A monument is located near the Arone beach which recalls that the submarine Casabianca delivered the first weapons of resistance on 6 February 1943. It is also where you will find a replica of the St Nicolas de Bastia. The latter contributed to the creation of the Corsican underground.
How can you get to Arone beach?
Access to the Arone beach can be done by road or by sea of course. On the other hand, the beaches of Gulf of Porto are not accessible by boat. The beaches of Porto and Bussaglia are both difficult to reach once the sea has built up a bit. Moorings are available in the bay. You can also have your boat picked up by the restaurant and dropped off on the restaurant's shore.
Access by road is easy, there is only one road. You will need to take the D824 from the village of Piana. It is located between the supermarket and the church square. It is windy in the higher parts, but then it becomes straighter (at the beginning of the hike towards Capo Rosso).
It is necessary to less than 30 minutes to go from the village of Piana to the beach of Arone.
The Café de la Plage restaurant at Arone beach
The beach café is a great place to grab a bite to eat. The restaurant is just a few metres from the ocean and has a lovely shaded terrace overlooking the sea. The original dishes will introduce you to the Corsica with elegance. The products are fresh and of excellent quality. There are also products from local fisheries (fish, lobsters). Gastronomic cuisine that is truly anchored in the water. You can also hire deckchairs during the day. It's a pleasant place to recharge your batteries between two swimming sessions.
What activities are possible at Arone beach?
A first aid station is available at the Arone beach during the summer. The calm sea offers ideal conditions for children, as well as a wide range of activities for older children. You can swim and relax, but if you're more active, you can try your hand at a variety of water sports.
- It is possible to go on an excursion by kayak with your family.
- Pedal boat
The Arone beach is a peaceful escape from the bustle of the city. You can extend this moment of grace by staying several days to enjoy the dreamy view every morning. Everything is designed to meet your expectations. There are many options for dining at the beach, including campsitess, the holiday rentals and charming houses.