12 days in Corsica & Sardinia Itinerary

12 days in Corsica & Sardinia Itinerary

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12 days in Corsica & Sardinia Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Calvi, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Porto-Vecchio, France
— 4 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
San Teodoro, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Calvi, France

Calvi ©
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: Plage de Ghjunchitu (in Corbara) and Galeria Marina (in Galeria). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Spano.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Calvi trip itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Calvi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from London to Calvi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Calvi is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Corsica, Galeria Marina, Plage de Ghjunchitu
Highlights from your plan
Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi

4
nights
Porto-Vecchio, France

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Explore Porto-Vecchio's surroundings by going to U Porcu RANGER (in Figari), Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Le Club de Voile de Bonifacio, & more) and Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia, stop by A Bitiga, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio online tour itinerary 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. July in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bonifacio, U Porcu RANGER, Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), Gorges of the Solenzara River
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

1
night
San Teodoro, Italy

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Brandinchi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Teodoro day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Porto-Vecchio to San Teodoro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in San Teodoro sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cala Brandinchi
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stintino (Off-Road Tours, Torre della Pelosa, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, stop by Calzoleria Naitana, and don't miss a visit to Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alghero online journey builder .

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Alghero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Stintino
Highlights from your plan
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu ©

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