16 days in Corsica Itinerary

16 days in Corsica Itinerary

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16 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  14 h
1
Calvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bastia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Porto-Vecchio
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Toronto

4
nights
Calvi

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. Dans les Yeux de Lucie and Musee Prive Guy Savelli will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Punta Spano and Roman Catholic Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Calvi: Eglise de Sant'Antonino (in Sant'Antonino), Cirque de Bonifatu (in Calenzana) and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Arinella and Algaio Beach, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, admire nature's extreme beauty at Desert des Agriates, and explore the ancient world of Village abandonné d'Occi.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Calvi road trip app .

Toronto, Canada to Calvi is an approximately 14-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Calvi. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in January: high temperatures in Calvi hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bastia.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corsica, Calenzana, Aregno, Vallée du Fango, Dans les Yeux de Lucie
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Punta Spano ©
Punta Spano
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

4
nights
Bastia

Bastia ©
Bastia is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse. Your inner history buff will appreciate Oratoire de la Confrerie de Sainte Croix and Bastia Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Pascal-Paoli and Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse. Explore Bastia's surroundings by going to Parc Galea (in Taglio-Isolaccio), Nonza (Torra di Nonza & Nonza Beach) and Domaine Leccia (in Poggio-d'Oletta). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee Anton Dumenicu Monti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Michel de Murato, do a tasting at Domaine Lazzarini, and don't miss a visit to Le vieux port.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bastia day trip planning website .

You can drive from Calvi to Bastia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bastia

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corte, Nonza, Eglise Saint-Michel de Murato, Ponte Novu, Domaine Lazzarini
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Gorges de la Restonica ©
Gorges de la Restonica
Nonza Beach ©
Nonza Beach
Parc Galea ©
Parc Galea

6
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at plage de Tamaricciu and Plage de Palombaggia. Take a break from the city and head to Cascade de Piscia and Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio & La Tonnara Beach), Sari-Solenzara (Anse De Favone & Acqua Vanua) and A Casa di Roccapina (in Sartene). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Alpa Corse, stroll through Plage Cupabia, stop by La Taillerie du Corail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Pinarello.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio trip planner .

Drive from Bastia to Porto-Vecchio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Corsica, Sari-Solenzara, Zonza, A Casa di Roccapina
Highlights from your plan
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage Cupabia ©
Plage Cupabia
La Tonnara Beach ©
La Tonnara Beach

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