Private transfer with your personal guide to A Pignata, a property in the Alta Rocca mountains. You will drive through a pine forest going higher into the mountains through curvy roads from which you can enjoy the breathtaking views of Porto Vecchio. On the way, visit the town of Levie where you will meet artisans of artisanal cutlery and learn about the forgery of different art pieces. Later, reach A Pignata, which is situated in the heart of the Corsican countryside and is a nature-lover's dreamland. Overlooking the majestic Alta Rocca mountains, it is surrounded by natural forest, rich in most varieties of local trees (such as chestnut, green oak, the local "arbousier" and pine). Enjoy a delicious lunch on the property. In the afternoon, choose one of the following activities:
Option 1 – Pre-historical walk through the pre-historical Cucuruzzu ruins with your personal guide
Option 2 – Private horseback riding excursion with your expert guide surrounded by spectacular views and dramatic shifts in landscapes
Later, private transfer to Domaine de Murtoli (approx. 1hr), going through charming villages of Sainte Lucie de Tallano and Sartene, exploring their historical centers and appreciate the Genovese architecture. Visit an old oil mill which is known to produce one of the best Mediterranean olive oil until the first half of the 20th century. In Sartene, an authentic Corsican town, learn about the traditional crafts of the region by meeting local pottery artisans. Upon arrival to the grounds of the Domaine property, your 4x4 vehicle will be waiting for you at the entrance and you will be able to drive to your private house (approx. 10-20min depending on where your villa is located) through the Domaine grounds. The private villas at Domaine de Murtoli are refurbished authentic shepherd homes with vast spaces for grassing between each home. The close to 5,000 acre estate has soaring mountains guarding its back, and a river - the Ortolo - running through it and boasts vast pastoral lands, agricultural fields, an extensive vegetable garden, and 6-mile long private beach. Enjoy complete privacy in your own cottage, serviced with extra staff throughout the day and boasts a swimming pool and fantastic views of the ocean and maquis vegetation. A delicious dinner will be served at your private home, cooked with local ingredients.