Catenacciu Procession

Southern Corsica

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Catenacciu Procession

Once known for its notorious banditry and rival gangs, the scenic town of Sartène has long left the grim of its past behind. However, it still maintains the historic tradition of reenacting Jesus' journey to Calvary on Good Friday each year. The town's church of St Mary displays the 35-kilogram cross and 17-kilogram chain used in the reenactment, preserving this important aspect of its history.

Do & See

Southern Corsica boasts a wealth of natural beauty, ranging from the imposing Bonifacio cliffs to the majestic landscapes of the island's interior, as well as its idyllic white-sand beaches and deserted islands just a stone's throw from the coast. With its vibrant hues of yellow and orange, Ajaccio is yet another captivating highlight of this region. Outdoor enthusiasts will find no shortage of activities to enjoy amidst these awe-inspiring landscapes.