Local information

Places to eat (and buy food), meet and greet

Cargèse is a very picturesque village which livens up in the summer months boasting a number of restaurants which will provide you with a very good meal for 10-30 Euro for a main course. The SOLAS Summer School has had a number of regular haunts which act as the main evening venue for socialising including the BDA, or 'bar des amis', and the Chantilly.

For self-catering there is also a supermarket, a butchers and a bakers, with opening times of 8am - 8pm.

Major conveniences

There is a bank (BUT NO bureau de change facility), a post office, a launderette and a pharmacist, however, you will need to be aware that the opening times are variable over the week.

Other local information

Language spoken: French
Currency: Euros
Climate: Mediterranean. The weather is at hottest in August, with temperatures often between 25-35°C (80-90°F)

For more information, see the Cargèse website or the Lonely Planet Guide to Corsica.

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- last update September 2017 -