8 days in Corsica Itinerary

8 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica Trip Planner

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Bonifacio
— 2 nights
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Porto-Vecchio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Calvi
— 2 nights
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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.
Step out of Bonifacio with an excursion to Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) in Zonza--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Marie Majeure, head outdoors with Route de Bavella, and don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bonifacio route maker app.

New York City, USA to Bonifacio is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Bonifacio, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Bonifacio to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to 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. Your day by day itinerary now includes LSP 2 Roues as well as Filitosa. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with Jet Concept 2A, admire the sheer force of Piscia di Gallu, then kick your exploration up a notch at A Tyroliana, and finally get outside with LSP 2 Roues. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Dive Center Hippocampe, kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia, and then delve into the distant past at Filitosa.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Calvi

— 2 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. On the 14th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, see some colorful creatures with Calvi Plongee, and then make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with DIVING CALVI a Piaghja and then kick back and relax at Plage de Saleccia.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Calvi trip planner.

Drive from Porto-Vecchio to Calvi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Beaches · Tours · 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.