The beauty of Corsica:
the artistic rocks of Cavallo island
A thousand expressions sculpted on Cavallo island: a selection of the most beautiful, artistic rocks which make this small Corsican paradise unique!
“Art is nature’s right hand”
What comes to mind when you think about the island of Cavallo?
Breathtaking scenery or crystal clear seas or even the summer holiday of your dreams…
These are effectively all characteristics of this magnificent Corsican island; nonetheless, the island of Cavallo continues to set itself apart for one particularity: the rocks. Extensive rocks which embrace the island, give the area a special silhouette and provides an unmissable characteristic to the splendid scenery.
These rocks are a true and artistic expression of nature; not only because they represent a distinctive feature of the scenery but also because their shapes and colours define them.
Pierre Marcellesi, photographer, island lover and not least part of the Hotel des Pechuers’ staff, has immortalised these rocks’ thousand expressions during his numerous excursions around the island, gathering quite an original and profound collection of photographic images.
In this article we propose a small and precious insight into his collection:
Next summer whilst you walk along the beaches of Cavallo, remember to carefully look out into the horizon, so that you can observe the rocks’ thousand expressions of this incredible island.