Cultural heritage

Our fully authentic destination reveals you the wealth of cultural and religious heritage of Corsica.

Corsica often conquered, never defeated

Corsica receives a rich cultural heritage that each one of us must respect and preserve.

Several prehistoric sites are evidence of human presence in Corsica since thousands of years before Christ. Then, because of various invasions happened in Corsica (Genoese, Greek, Roman), architectural heritage is varied, even if the Genoese style prevails. Presence of famous Genoese towers, bridges and citadels are proof of that.

In the course of a walk, you will always be pleasantly surprised to discover remains of the past, more or less close to our era… You will be able then to plunge back into the olden times.

Religious heritage

Because religion takes a lot of space in Corsica, there are numerous churches, chapels, convents, cathedrals on the island territory. Some architectural constructions will surprise you through their beauty, their greatness, and their originality. All of them tell a story…

Those different places of worship, made with various styles, are worth being discovered.  

Fervor, faith and devotion during the Holy Week in Corsica

In Corsica, the Holy Week give rise to many popular ceremonies, where people assist with pity and devotion. Traditions are passed down from generation to generation, beyond centuries. Today, numerous Corsicans tend to maintain those authentic and singular traditions.

During the Holy Week, rites, Services, and processional corteges are leading by the diverse Corsican’s friaries. Paschal ceremonies are very symbolic : they demonstrate the persistence of a truly familial devotion, and reveal a deep respect of ancestral and  traditional values.

 

 

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