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Le Gouvernail de la Corse

| Quartier St-François, 20169 Bonifacio, Corsica, France
+33 6 19 73 69 75
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The attraction here is walking down a lot of steps to an opening above the sea where a searchlight... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
John V
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Tasmania, Australia
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The climb is easier than the one at the Steps of King Aragon (Escalier...) and the view is just as... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Zvez78
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“tunnel” (3 reviews)
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| Quartier St-François, 20169 Bonifacio, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The attraction here is walking down a lot of steps to an opening above the sea where a searchlight used to be deployed during WW2. There are distant views to Sardinia and you can watch the yachts pass by. The tunnel was dug by hand...More

2  Thank John V
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The climb is easier than the one at the Steps of King Aragon (Escalier...) and the view is just as stunning. You can see all the way to Sardinia and the view of the lighthouse is just fantastic! Remember to wave at the ships going...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Absolutely wonderful 20th century fortifications cut through the rock leading to a searchlight position commanding the straits. The view from here is quite stunning. The little railway and bogie which was used to move the light to and from its daytime storage is still in...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

What a cool find! You walk through the secret tunnel and stairs and open up onto an amazing view.. nice spot!

Thank sendline
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

We imagined ourselves "at war" - carting armaments down this deep tunnel, shining a light at enemy ships - very humbling experience.

1  Thank Lynne53
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Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We passed this place every day coming to and from hotel Santa Teresa and wondered why so many people walk over that way. On our second to last night, we decided to check it out just before Sunset and we were pleasantly surprised. We had...More

3  Thank Erin M
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