Corsica, Genoese tower

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To fight against the Barbary Coast pirates, the office of Saint-Georges, in XVth century, organized an alarm and security system on 500 km of coast by building towers of watchtower and refuge. Today, on the 85 towers counted at the beginning of the 18th century, 67 remain still upright.
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Corsica, Genoese tower

Corsica, Genoese tower

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