Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Propriano, France


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
39 40 45 50 57 62 67 67 61 53 44 41

Overview

Propriano started out  as a commercial port for the transport of coal, olive oil and wood. They bay is very large and stretches between Belvedere - Campornoro, Olmeto Plage and Porto Pollo.  The location is ideal for those that do not want to stay at one location but may want to tour around Southern Corsica.  The village has become a small town with about 3,000 inhabitants.  Now mixed cargo ships transport passengers and merchandise.  In peak seasons passenger ferries enable visitors to come from local areas to Propriano or from Propriano to Porto Torres.

Things to Do

Discover the beautiful Corsican Forest! A guide will help you explore the beauty of this forest. The Chiavari communal forest is open to the public every Wednesday and you can walk the 2 km route.  The Ospedaie forest is open every Thursday and is for the average walker the route is 3.5km.  The Bavella forest is open every Monday for average walkers and the route is also 3.5km.

Bathe in the hot sulfurous water at the Baracci Thermal Station.  It is open everyday of the year.  Either soak in the swimming pool or baths for curative reasons, or to simply relax, the benefits of sulfurous bathing has been known since Antiquity.   The waters are around 52'C at their source to about 40'C in the swimming pool.
 

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