23 days in Corsica Itinerary

23 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Bastia
— 4 nights
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Ile Rousse
— 5 nights
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Piana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ajaccio
— 3 nights
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4
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Bastia

Bastia is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse. Visit Marine d'Albo and Marine de Pietracorbara for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Glacieres de Cardo and Oratoire de la Confrerie de Saint-Roch (XVII). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bastia: Ranch U Tragulinu (in Farinole), Eglise Sainte Julie (in Nonza) and Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse (in Canari). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palais des Gouverneurs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratoire de l'Immaculee-Conception, look for gifts at U Muntagnolu, and indulge your taste buds at Corsica Wine Tours.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Bastia travel planner.

Lyon to Bastia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Bastia are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ile Rousse.

Things to do in Bastia

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
nights
Ile Rousse

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Punta Spano and Musee Prive Guy Savelli. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Ghignu and Arinella and Algaio Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ile Rousse side-trips: Calenzana (Cirque de Bonifatu & La Foret de Bonifato) and Calvi (Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure, Pointe De La Revellata, &more).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ile Rousse online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bastia to Ile Rousse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June in Ile Rousse, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piana.

Things to do in Ile Rousse

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

6
nights
Piana

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Calanques de Piana and Les Calanche Cliffs. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Bussaglia and Plage de Menasina. Change things up with these side-trips from Piana: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Vico), Le Couvent San Francescu di Caccia (in Renno) and Sentier du Chataignier (in Evisa).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Piana online route planner.

You can drive from Ile Rousse to Piana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Piana are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Piana

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

4
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Relax by the water at plage de Tamaricciu and Plage Porto Novo. Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Xtreme Sud. Get out of town with these interesting Porto-Vecchio side-trips: Sari-Solenzara (Anse De Favone & Acqua Vanua), Bonifacio (Phare de Pertusato, Le Club de Voile de Bonifacio, &more) and Piscia di Gallu (in Zonza). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de Piscia, look for gifts at La Taillerie du Corail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio vacation tool.

You can drive from Piana to Porto-Vecchio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

3
nights
Ajaccio

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Naporama, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Saint-Francois, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Capo di Feno, and finally kick back and relax at Golfe de Lava. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Portigliolo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Ruppione, then head outdoors with Rive Sud Nautique, and finally stop by Produits Corses A Casetta.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ajaccio trip tool.

Traveling by car from Porto-Vecchio to Ajaccio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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.