18 days in Corsica Itinerary

18 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica trip planner

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Fly
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Ajaccio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Propriano
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Calvi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 1 night
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Ajaccio

— 5 nights
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Bring the kids along to Porto Pollo Plongee and A Cupulatta. Get out of town with these interesting Ajaccio side-trips: Torra d'Omigna (in Cargese), D81 (in Piana) and Plage de Ruppione (in Pietrosella). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Canyoning Corse, see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, stroll through Presqu’Ile Isolella, and admire the sheer force of Cascades des Anglais.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ajaccio trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ajaccio is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, Ajaccio is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Propriano.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

Propriano

— 1 night
Pro Fun Quad has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then don't miss a visit to Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde, then gear up at Pro Fun Quad, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Propriano trip builder.

Getting from Ajaccio to Propriano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Propriano

Tours · Outdoors

Porto-Vecchio

— 5 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Attractions like Plage de Palombaggia and Iles Lavezzi make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Grottes de Bonifacio, Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), &more), Sari-Solenzara (Gorges of the Solenzara River & Acqua Vanua) and Piscines Naturelles de Cavu (in Sainte Lucie De Porto Vecchio). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia, get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea, and contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio route planner.

Drive from Propriano to Porto-Vecchio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Calvi

— 5 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. Family-friendly places like Nature Reserve of Scandola and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Calvi: Cirque de Bonifatu (in Calenzana), Corbara (Plage de Bodri, Musee Prive Guy Savelli, &more) and Galeria (Vallée du Fango & Galeria Marina). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, see Off-Road Tours, and head outdoors with Wild Machja.

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Traveling by car from Porto-Vecchio to Calvi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Porto

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto day trip planning app.

Drive from Calvi to Porto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.