OCCI The ghost village

Occi is a fascinating abandoned village located in Balagne on the heights of the gulf of Calvi. Its history goes back to the Middle Ages, the Saracen attacks devastate Corsica. On the coast, the people take refuge in the heights and settle there little by little. In 1589, they were 150 to live in Occi but 300 years later, in 1852, there are only about sixty. The hamlet ended up being abandoned in favor of Lumio.

Old stones and blue sky

Today, we can walk through the ruins between granite houses. The chapel of the Annunziata was renovated in 2002 where some masses are still celebrated.



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