This region has 360 kilometers of marked trails and you will discover the heritage of Balagne. For more informations, you can visit this website regulary updated: https://en.balagne-corsica.com
From Pietralba, you can enjoy the trek : Monte Astu (1532m), Col de Tenda (1219m). Your walk will takes you from the summer pastures on Tenda to meet the high pastures and "paillers", remains of the past. On the course, you can have a drink thanks to stone fontains . And at random you may be lucky enough to see the many horses who have found refuge in the mountains, alongside cows, sheep and other goats to pasture. At the top of Monte Astu you can observe the north, the Gulf of Saint Florent and Cap Corse, which stretches to the horizon. In the East will stand out perhaps also the islands of the Tuscan archipelago, west, Balagne the Cintu and Monte Padre, South, Monte San Petrone and the Massif Rotondu.
Through many walks, you will discover the village heritage: the village in ruins: "E case Nove", wich overlooks the village (15mn), the Castle of Lumisgiana (25 mn), the chapels of Saint Jean, Saint Michel, Sainte Lucie, Sainte Marie... The owners will be happy to inform and accompany you graciously to discover these treasures.
The village of Pietralba, because of its central location and its proximity to the central road « The Balanina », is an excellent starting point for your activities in Corsica.
Thus, for a cultural break, Corte is 25 minutes by car, the ancient capital of Corsica and in the heart of its citadel: "The museum of Corsica".
You can also visit the Museum of Morosaglia, at 30 minutes by car, the birthplace of Pascal Paoli.
For swimming, Pietralba is perfectly located, between seas and mountains, river or beach, you can decide. Is 10 miutes by car ! « The Gorges of Asco » and most beautiful beaches in the Desert of Agriates available to you.
For your sports activities, the agency "In Terra Corsa" in Ponte Leccia (10 minutes) offers you a basic Whitewater, a park adventure "Asco Valley", a sailing centre, discovery hikes, hiking or cycling.
Finally your stay does not come to an end without having known the joys of train travel. At only 10 minutes drive, the station of Ponte-Leccia you will discover the legendary Trinichellu (literally train in Corsican). This station is the central hub of trains Corsica: indeed, you can visit both Balagne at Bastia or south of the island passing by Corte. The train is an original way to explore the region: the route of 230km is adventurous and sometimes surprise you. The beautiful landscapes, breathtaking bridges as the Bridge of Vecchio (built by Gustave Eiffel), the crossing of exceptional sites such as the waterfall of Bridal Veil, or long tunnel ... Vizzavona many sensations that contribute to make your unforgettable trip.
Information, timetables and fares: www.train-corse.com