Iles Sanguinaires Sud
Natural sites | Corsica
A peace haven for gulls and a natural reserve due to its flora, rich in endemic species, the “Iles Sanguinaires” are a must see for visitors in the Ajaccio region! This archipelago of four islands of red porphyry rock, off the tip of “La Parata” (405 ha).
Its lighthouse dates back to 1870 and rises to 80 meters above sea level. The name given to this site have several origins: the red color of the rocks just before sunset, the color of small pink flowers covering the site and whose leaves turn red at certain times of the year or "The Islands announcing Sagone ". You decide .