Paradise of pleasure, the Lavezzi islands remain partially anchored prohibited to preserve seagrasses Posidonia, damaged by sea anchors.
What distinguishes this archipelago naturally preserved, it is a chaos of boulders emerging from the waters, and includes the island of Cavallo (covered with sumptuous villas properties big names of the media), and the islets of Piana, Ratino, and Porraggia Perduto.
The seabed is rich in corals or large sponges nacre. The patella, a mollusk in the process of disappearance elsewhere, is still present in the coastal zone, dolphins and turtles are still swimming, grouper returned to the point of being one of the areas of France the most heavily populated by case. Lavezzi A corner has been nicknamed "Mérouville" by divers.
The Lavezzi were the scene of one of the greatest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, described by Alphonse Daudet in "The Agony of Semilla. On 15 February 1855, the wooden frigate, bound for the Crimea, was taken in a veritable storm in the Strait of Bonifacio. It sank about noon while he was "dark as the mouth of a wolf." There were no survivors among the 750 sailors and soldiers.
The 80,000 hectares of the Lavezzi Reserve are managed and patrolled from Corsica, and all those entering this special area of the Mediterranean are asked to respect the fragility of the marine environment.
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