Photographs of The Island Corsica, Perl of the Mediterranean Sea
The Corsican Island deserves its name Beauty mountains arising at sea, green island unparalleled in the Mediterranean basin, covered with chestnut forests and impenetrable bush …
Corsica also offers some 1,000 km spectacular coastline. Coveted by the major powers of the Mediterranean who left a rich architectural heritage, religious, military and urban, Corsica was successively into the hands of Rome, Vandals, Moors, Byzantium, Pisa and Genoa, before becoming French , two centuries ago.
With its elected Assembly of Corsica , an island historically rebellious region, enjoys a special status. Torn between the need for stability and the desire for independence, she still has not decided. The Corsican identity, it is also a regional language and a strong culture that has survived the ages and distance behind a facade, a whole Mediterranean hospitality.