Corsica Sights


Filitosa Review

Corsica's largest grouping of megalithic menhir statues, Felitosa is reached via a stroll down a tree-lined path. You'll discover life-size stone figures of ancient warriors that rise up mysteriously from the undulating terrain, many with human faces whose features have been flattened by erosion. A small museum ohouses archaeological finds, including the menhir known as Scalsa Murta, whose delicately carved spine and rib cage are surprisingly contemporary for a work dating from some 5,000 years ago. There's a great English-language guidebook, and much of the signage is in English. After your tour, enjoy a beverage at the small brasserie.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off Rte. 196, Petreto-Bicchisano, 20140
  • Phone: /04–95–74–00–91
  • Cost: €5
  • Hours: June–Oct., daily 8–7
  • Website:
  • Location: Filitosa
Updated: 04-08-2014

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