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Cala d'Olivu Creek in Monticello - France

Information on the Cala d'Olivu Creek in Monticello (France)


Description and location of the Cala d'Olivu Creek in Monticello (20225)

Mappa of Cala d'Olivu Creek in Monticello

Our opinion on the Cala d'Olivu Creek

Adresse of the Cala d'Olivu Creek : Guardiola N197 20220 Monticello

The coves of Cala d'Olivu are only a few kilometres from Ile Rousse in the direction of the North. Near the Tip of Palumbare, these small coves are quite rocky but offer crystal clear water. It is ideal for those wishing to explore the seabed.

To get to these coves from the center of Ile Rousse, take the direction of Saint-Florent by the N197. 100 meters after the exit sign for Monticello, park along the road. There are some trails going down to the seafront.

Characteristics of the Cala d'Olivu Creek

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Cala d'Olivu Creek

Photo of beach in Cala d'Olivu in Corsica - Monticello

At the Cala d'Olivu, there are several small coves. Because of rocks, the sea access is not easy. However, the water is unusually clear.

Cala d'Olivu and view on Ile Rousse in Corsica

From these swimming areas, the view of Ile Rousse is magnificent (on the right  hand side of this photo).

Beach in Cala d'Olivu - Corsica
Rocky coast in Cala d'Olivu in Corsica

On the right, the coast is rugged and very rocky.

Access to Cala d'Olivu - Corsica

Access is via the national road through several small trails.

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Map of Monticello beaches in Corsica Cala Olivu Saleccia creek Ile-Rousse beach Belgodere beaches

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