12 days in Corsica Itinerary

12 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica trip itinerary maker

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Porto-Vecchio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Calvi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Patrimonio
— 2 nights
Drive to Bastia-Poretta Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport

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Porto-Vecchio

— 6 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Visit Plage de Palombaggia and Plage de Santa Giulia for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Bonifacio Citadel and Chapelle de la Sainte Croix de Porto Vecchio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto-Vecchio: Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara), Bonifacio (Plage du Petit Sperone, Iles Lavezzi, &more) and Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) (in Zonza). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Tamaricciu, identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio trip maker.

Vienna, Austria to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Porto-Vecchio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Calvi

— 3 nights
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. We've included these beaches for you: Aregno Beach and Punta Spano. Citadelle de Calvi and Village abandonné d'Occi will appeal to history buffs. Explore Calvi's surroundings by going to Galeria Marina (in Galeria), Plage de Ghjunchitu (in Corbara) and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Calvi trip planner.

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Calvi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Calvi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Patrimonio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patrimonio

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Thu), stroll through Marine d'Albo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Saleccia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Michel de Murato, then kick back and relax at Nonza Beach, and then do a tasting at Domaine Lazzarini.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Patrimonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Patrimonio takes 2 hours. July in Patrimonio sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patrimonio

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corsica travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Historic Sites
The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.