24 days in Corsica Itinerary

24 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica trip planner

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Calvi
— 7 nights
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Ajaccio
— 4 nights
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Bonifacio
— 4 nights
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Porto-Vecchio
— 2 nights
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Bastia
— 4 nights
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Calvi
— 2 nights
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Calvi

— 7 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Calvi: Galeria (Galeria Marina & Vallée du Fango), Plage de Lozari (in Belgodere) and Ile Rousse (Marche Couvert, Epir, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the ancient world of Village abandonné d'Occi, and contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi.

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

Paris to Calvi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Calvi to be a bit warmer, temps between 78°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ajaccio

— 4 nights
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ajaccio: A Cupulatta (in Ucciani), Cargese (Roman Catholic Church, Torra d'Omigna, &more) and Piana (D81 & Calanques de Piana). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires, admire the masterpieces at Musee Fesch, and examine the collection at Maison Bonaparte.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Ajaccio day trip planning tool.

Getting from Calvi to Ajaccio by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonifacio

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Propriano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Ecole de Parachutisme du Valinco). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Petit Sperone, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bonifacio trip website.

Getting from Ajaccio to Bonifacio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio

— 2 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Croisiere Exclusive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Palombaggia, and then stroll through Plage de Tamaricciu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Santa Giulia, then relax in the rural setting at U Porcu RANGER, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Bastia.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Bastia

— 4 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bastia: Nonza (Torra di Nonza & Nonza Beach), Corte (Musee de la Corse, Citadelle de Corte, &more) and Saint Florent (Citadella & Le Popeye). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratoire de la Confrerie de Sainte Croix, make a trip to Saint-Nicolas Square, examine the collection at Musée de Bastia, and hike along Gorges de la Restonica.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bastia online holiday builder.

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bastia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Calvi

— 2 nights
On the 25th (Sat), stop by Annie Traiteur, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then head outdoors with Wild Machja. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Couvent Saint-Dominique, see Off-Road Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure, and finally head outdoors with Colombo Line.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Calvi tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bastia to Calvi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Wildlife

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.