8 days in Corsica Itinerary

8 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Fly to Calvi, Bus to Porto
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Porto
— 1 night
Drive
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Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Serra-di-Ferro
— 1 night
Drive to Ajaccio-Napoléon Bonaparte Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Porto

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana, take a memorable drive along D81, then take a memorable drive along Torra d'Omigna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine >.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Porto is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect nights in Porto to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Parks

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 3rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Village abandonné d'Occi, head outdoors with Plage de Lozari, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Prive Guy Savelli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Calvi holiday maker site.

Getting from Porto to Calvi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Calvi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Calvi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio

— 3 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Family-friendly places like Plage de Palombaggia and Bonifacio Citadel will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Porto-Vecchio side-trips: Bonifacio (Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), &more) and U Porcu RANGER (in Figari). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia, look for gifts at La Taillerie du Corail, take some stellar pictures from Castello D'araggio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Tamaricciu.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto-Vecchio online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Porto-Vecchio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and 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 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Serra-di-Ferro.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Serra-di-Ferro

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tour Genoise De Capanella and then discover the deep blue sea with Porto Pollo Plongee.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Serra-di-Ferro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto-Vecchio to Serra-di-Ferro takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Serra-di-Ferro

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours
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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.