15 days in Corsica Itinerary

15 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Bonifacio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ajaccio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corte
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Calvi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint Florent
— 2 nights
Drive to Bastia-Poretta Airport, Fly to Riga International Airport

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Bonifacio

— 2 nights
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Go for a jaunt from Bonifacio to Zonza to see Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi, and take a memorable drive along Route de Bavella.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bonifacio day trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to Bonifacio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Riga to Bonifacio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Riga in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio

— 2 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Dive Center Hippocampe and then kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): zoom along the surf with Jet Concept 2A, take in the dramatic scenery at Piscia di Gallu, and then skim along the rocks with A Tyroliana.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio road trip planner.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Ajaccio

— 2 nights
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
On the 15th (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Agosta Plongee, catch all the local highlights with Corse Emotion Promenades en Mer, and then head outdoors with LSP 2 Roues. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with Explorasub and then identify plant and animal life at A Cupulatta.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Ajaccio in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Corte.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Corte

— 2 nights
Corte tourism is based on the region's mountainous terrain, ensuring plenty of photo opps and outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Gorges de la Restonica and then walk around Reserve Naturelle des Bouches de Bonifacio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at Canyoning Corse Bocognano.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corte planning site.

Drive from Ajaccio to Corte in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Corte sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Corte

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calvi: Musee Prive Guy Savelli (in Corbara) and Cirque de Bonifatu (in Calenzana). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with Calvi Plongee, steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Epic Plongee.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Calvi trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Corte to Calvi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Calvi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint Florent.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Saint Florent

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Desert des Agriates and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Saleccia. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Citadella and then see Rando4x4Corse.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Florent holiday builder.

You can drive from Calvi to Saint Florent in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Saint Florent sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Florent

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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.