The French region and island of Corsica, in the Mediterranean Sea, is a fantastic holiday destination, located west of the Italian Peninsula, south-east of the mainland, with Italy’s boot to its right…
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This beautiful Mediterranean island, split into Upper Corsica and South Corsica, is widely known as ‘the island of beauty’ due to its gorgeously diverse sceneries, from pebbled beaches (over 200 beaches in total!) to breathtaking, rolling valleys. Where do you want to explore?
The beaches in the south of the island offer particularly gorgeous, blue waters and white soft sands. Corsica boasts over 1,000 kilometres of stunning coastline – offering plenty of outdoor fun! You’ll find the perfect beach for you – with a diversity of sunbathing spots, you can truly kick back and relax across its magnificent bays, or have some secluded moments across its hidden coves on an epic romantic retreat. With some only accessible by foot or boat, you can make every day a new adventure!
If you fancy outdoor adventure immersed in awe-inspiring natural beauty, mountainous Corsica’s most definitely the place for you. The island offers a brilliant swimming, sailing, scuba-diving and mountain-hiking break, particularly in the warm summer months. Or ski on a winter Corsica escape! Despite being known for its striking beaches, the island is actually a great winter destination too, with its mountainous landscapes and breathtaking sceneries.
So whether you desire a lazy getaway with endless sun-drenched beach days or active break exploring the island’s best bits, a holiday to Corsica promises to satisfy every time. View the Travelopo portfolio of Corsica holiday villas and apartments today for the ultimate island inspiration!
The island is famous for being the birthplace of the French Emperor Napoléon, with many statues and street names dedicate to him, especially in the capital city of Ajaccio. This fascinating city is a tourist hotspot on the island, offering the Maison Bonaparte ancestral home of Napoléon (today, a popular museum).
Ajaccio is also home to the infamous 16th century Tour de la Parata, a ruined Genoese tower sitting at an elevation of 55 metres on a rocky promontory. The Musée Fesch is another great attraction here, as the central museum of fine arts located within the gated Palais Fesch.
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There are plenty of smaller, romantic villages to explore across the island, including the historic Erbalunga fishing village and mountain town of Lama, filled with stone buildings and archways surrounded by hilly terrain.
Head to Bastia on your Corsica holiday, located in the north-east of the island! Bastia is the main port of the island, with its pretty port, old town and landmark citadel. Explore the Terra Nova – ‘New Town’ – for beautiful architecture, an array of boutiques and cafes with breathtaking sea views. See our Corsica holiday rentals in and around Bastia today!
Or why not explore the southern tip of the island, and find Bonifacio, the largest commune of Corsica? Bonifacio, located just 12kms from Sardinia, is an elegant destination, with its spectacular harbour views, cliffside amenities and charming old town.
The Scandola Nature Reserve is a hugely popular tourist attraction here, located on the west coast, within the Corsica Regional Park. The nature reserve, which was created in 1975, is a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Cape Girolata Peninsula, covering around 900 hectares of land and 1,000 hectares of sea. The regional park actually extends across two thirds of the island! Corsica is renowned for its striking natural beauty, so take advantage of the golden sands, rich number of mountains and crystal clear waters on your island break…
And of course, holiday-foodies are sure to be satisfied on a holiday here! With its proximity to Italy and mainland France, Corsica boasts a mouth-watering mix of flavours and delicious cuisine.
Corsica is an incredible summer break escape with its glorious climate! The typically hottest month of August boasts an average temperature of 28*C (and up to 11 hours of sunshine!). In fact, the island typically offers 300 days of glorious sunshine each year! The island’s coldest month of January sees temperatures drop to around 13*C. The sea here is warmest between May and October – perfect for water-sports.
Dreaming of escaping to a hidden Mediterranean gem? From its quaint, perched villages to its excellent watersports, you’ll quickly fall in love with this sun-kissed slice of paradise. Don’t resist Corsica! This gorgeous island offers an unforgettable destination throughout the seasons. Find your perfect Corsica holiday home, villa or apartment across the Travelopo catalogue today!
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