10 days in Corsica Itinerary

10 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Ajaccio
— 1 night
Drive
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 3 nights
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Ajaccio

— 1 night
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 18th (Thu): ponder the design of Fontaine des Quatre Lions, then get engrossed in the history at Naporama, and then head outdoors with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Golfe de Lava, look for all kinds of wild species at Le Jardin des Abeilles, then stop by U Cintu, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Napoleon et ses quatre freres.

For ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Ajaccio is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Ajaccio. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in March; daily highs in Ajaccio reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Porto

— 3 nights
Bring the kids along to Les Calanche Cliffs and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get out of town with these interesting Porto side-trips: Sentier du Facteur (in Girolata), Cargese (Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine > & Torra d'Omigna) and Piana (D81 & Capo Rosso).

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Traveling by car from Ajaccio to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral St. Jean Baptiste, then identify plant and animal life at Galeria Marina, and finally make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, then take a stroll through Torrefaction Le Bon Cafe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Couvent Saint-Dominique.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Calvi road trip tool.

You can drive from Porto to Calvi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Calvi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · 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. Kids will enjoy Plage de Palombaggia and Plage de Tamaricciu. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto-Vecchio: Piscines Naturelles de Cavu (in Sainte Lucie De Porto Vecchio) and Zonza (Piscia di Gallu, Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia, make a trip to Castello D'araggio, and stroll through Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Calvi to Porto-Vecchio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Porto-Vecchio can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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.