13;" Sart??ne" Sart??ne named by M??rim??e "the most Corsican of Corsican cities" honors itself since May 1864 of the title of the largest commune on our island. Built at an altitude of 300 m the city developed from the 16th century around medieval buildings located on the rocky spur of Pitraghiu. By entering Sartene by the old bridge of A Scaledda we discover that this area still retains a portion of ramparts with a corner tower the stilt. From 1520 the Genoese will enser the Pitraghiu and the district of A Manighedda of walls including a fortified building The Palace of the Governors the current town hall. This 16th century building still endowed with m??chicolations sheltered the Genoese lieutenant's home. The parish church dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta contains some treasures, some of which are classified as historical monuments. Part of this rich heritage is composed of a marble statue of the Virgin and Child dating from the 16th century two paintings one representing the Annunciation (17th century) and the other a Mater Dolorosa framing the polychrome marble altar house imported from Italy (17th century) as well as a set of fourteen paintings depicting the Way of the Cross donated by Empress Eugenie. The cross and the chains on display remind us that here On the evening of Good Friday, the Catenacciu procession, which symbolizes the rise of Christ to Calvary, takes place. ?? Olmeto???? Occupied from prehistory and populated in antiquity the southern part has 17km of coastline including fifteen beautiful beaches and the rich Baracci plain. Perched at 340m Olmeto was established in the 9th century before redeploying in the districts that contain vaulted passages and magnificent granite fortified houses. ?? Porto Pollo ?? Small seaside resort Taravo's anchorage point since the 16th century sheltered from the west winds port of Porto Pollo, which was not yet a few years ago that a fisherman's shelter has become today a charming marina of capacity? of about 100 seats reinforced in season by organized moorings. Behind the tip of Porto Pollo you can access Cupabia beach natural space Classified.