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FR 229 Les Lavezzi (Îles Lavessi)
latitude 41° 20' 4.4" N
longitude 9° 15' 32.4" E

The Îles Lavezzi, located in the middle of the eastern entrance to the Strait of Bonifacio, have been the scene of countless shipwrecks, including the loss of the French frigate Sémillante and all 750 men aboard in February 1855. The islands are now a protected nature reserve; ecotours are available from Bonifacio. Located on the southern point of the largest island of the group. Accessible only by boat.

Les Lavezzi

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