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We're in the village of Talasani, in the the area known as the Castagniccia, as the crow flies about 35 kms. South of Bastia and four kilometres from the coast.

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From Bastia, or from the airport, take the RN193 / RN198 in the direction of Bonifacio, and follow it to Folelli. To the south of Folelli, take the D230 via Isolaccio or the D9 via Figaretto.

Coming from the south on the RN198, take the D109 via Poggio Mezzana, just to the north of Moriani Plage.

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Watch out for animals on the road: you'll often meet goats and cows, but occasionally also horses, pigs and wild boars!

N.B. Regardless of anything ViaMichelin or your GPS navigation system might tell you, don't try to reach Talasani using the D30 unless you're driving a 4x4!


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Entering the village from the direction of Isolaccio, you pass the cemetery and the Tavagna Club (A Casa Rossa). You pass a spring (fountain) on your right hand side, then the war memorial, and Maison Borghetti is on the right after the next curve, with a stone staircase.

Entering the village from the direction of Figaretto or Poggio Mezzana, you pass a spring (fountain) on your left hand side, then cross over a small bridge. Maison Borghetti is the third house on the left, with a stone staircase.

The car park is 25 metres from the house in the direction of Figaretto, on the opposite side of the street.

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Getting to Talasani by public transport

All the buses travelling on the RN198 between Bastia and Aleria, Ghisonnacia, Solenzara, Porto Vecchio and Bonifacio pass through Folelli, Figaretto and Moriani Plage. We can send you a list with the numbers of the local taxis on request.

The nearest train station is Casamozza, on the line between Bastia and Ponte-Leccia. From there there are frequent buses to Figaretto (see above).

Click here for links to sites with information about trains and buses.


Getting to Corsica by boat

There are car ferries to Bastia from Marseille, Toulon, Nice, Savona, Genova and Livorno. You can find links to the ferry companies here.

On both sites you just start the booking procedure. After you've filled in the date(s) and route(s) you'll be shown a screen with the various possible crossings. There aren't any prices shown, but there are symbols: at SNCM you should look for as many sun symbols as possible (maximum 3), and at Corsica Ferries there are symbols for 'Jackpot', '1 €' etc. for the special offers. On both sites you can go forwards or backwards with the dates to compare offers.

In principle it doesn't make any difference how far in advance you book, BUT there are only a limited number of places for the cheaper prices (the ones with the suns and other symbols), so they go first. In other words: book your tickets as early as possible. N.B.: in the high season (July and August) the boats are usually full, and therefore expensive if you don't book early!


Getting to Corsica by air

The cheapest flights to Corsica tend to be the inland flights from French destinations, so it may be worth your while travelling to Paris and flying from Orly to Bastia.

Many companies offer cheap flights either directly to Corsica, or to the French or Italian ports from where it's just a short boat trip to the island.

Click here for some links to airlines flying to Corsica and companies offering cheap flights.


GPS coordinates

LatitudeLongitude
Degrees, Minutes & SecondsN42 24 28E9 28 45
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)42.407839.47940
GPSN 42 24.470E 9 28.764
UTM zone 32(N)X 539448Y 4695170