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Lac du Capitello

route de la Restonica, 20250 Corte, Corsica, France
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Nice lake, but ...

It is a heavy climb fro Lake Melo, suitable only for fit people. Great colours and views both of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
MiamiKeyWest
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Spectacular but for seasoned walkers

The Lac du Capitello is a decent walk from the car park at the top of the gorge (pay a small fee... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Geoff S
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route de la Restonica, 20250 Corte, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is a heavy climb fro Lake Melo, suitable only for fit people. Great colours and views both of Capitello and of Melo. Be aware of cooler temperature and quickly changing weather.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Lac du Capitello is a decent walk from the car park at the top of the gorge (pay a small fee). The trail is rocky and rough most of the way and there are a couple of short sections of scrambling using cables for...More

Thank Geoff S
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Climbed to Lac Melo and then on to Lake Capitello today (au 5th 2016). Weather started tenperamentally with rain but cleared in the end to to glorious sunshine. Climbed to Lac du Melo (about an hour from the highest car park £6 per car at...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

If you're feeling energetic you can climb up to Capitello from Lac de Melo. Here the scenery is even more stunning and often there's still snow by the Lake even in August !

Thank James e
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Well worth pushing on from the lower lake (Melo ?) esp. if the weather is good. If not too cold find a quiet spot and take in the atmosphere.

Thank Dave1112
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

When the woman at our hotel suggested this hike, she made clear - and then reiterated - this is a hike, not a walk. She wasn't kidding. Because of a washed out bridge, the "official" hike starts after about a 20 minute, well, hike through...More

7  Thank CambridgeJim2014
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