21 days in Corsica Itinerary

21 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  29 h
1
Ajaccio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sartene
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Porto-Vecchio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Corte
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bastia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Calvi
— 1 night
Fly:  30 h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Ajaccio

Ajaccio ©
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cargese (Plage Peru & Roman Catholic Church), Tour de Capo Di Muro (in Coti-Chiavari) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Vico). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Naporama, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques de Piana, head off the coast to Presqu’Ile Isolella, and get outside with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio tour planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Ajaccio is an approximately 33- hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Ajaccio due to the time zone difference. In January, Ajaccio is colder than Brisbane - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sartene.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cargese, Porticcio, Piana, Presqu’Ile Isolella, Tour de Capo Di Muro
Highlights from your plan
Calanques de Piana ©
Calanques de Piana
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Naporama ©
Naporama

2
nights
Sartene

Sartene ©
Sartène, is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.Its history dates back to medieval times and granite buildings from the early 16th century still line some of the streets. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hike along Sentier de l’Uomo Di Cagna, hike along Sentier du Patrimoine, and then examine the collection at A Casa di Roccapina. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Uomo Di Cagna, then stop by U Maggiu, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Marie, and finally explore the ancient world of Menhirs Paddaghhu.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sartene travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ajaccio to Sartene in 1.5 hours. January in Sartene sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Sartene

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Monacia-d'Aullene, Uomo Di Cagna
Highlights from your plan
Uomo Di Cagna ©
Uomo Di Cagna
Eglise Sainte Marie ©
Eglise Sainte Marie
U Maggiu ©
U Maggiu

3
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto-Vecchio: A Buttega di a Mandria (in Sari-Solenzara), Iles Lavezzi (in Bonifacio) and Alpa Corse (in Chisa). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and stroll through Plage de Santa Giulia.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Porto-Vecchio online journey planner.

You can drive from Sartene to Porto-Vecchio in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Porto-Vecchio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Corte.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bonifacio, A Buttega di a Mandria, Alpa Corse
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia

4
nights
Corte

Corte ©
Corte tourism is based on the region's mountainous terrain, ensuring plenty of photo opps and outdoor activities.
Explore Corte's surroundings by going to Pozzines d'Ese (in Bastelica) and Lac de Creno (in Soccia). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to L'Arche de Corte, snap pictures at Genueser Brucke, appreciate the history behind Monument au general Gaffori, and stop by Epicerie Ghionga Jean Marie a casa curtinese.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Corte road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Corte in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bastia.

Things to do in Corte

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corsica, Pozzines d'Ese, Lac de Creno
Highlights from your plan
Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Epicerie Ghionga Jean Marie a casa curtinese ©
Lac de Creno ©
Lac de Creno

3
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bastia: Vescovato (in Borgo), Mont Sant Angelo (in Corbara) and Poterie du Nebbio (in Oletta). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Glacieres de Cardo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Stello, trot along with Caval en Liberte, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratoire de la Confrerie de Sainte Croix.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bastia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corte to Bastia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Bastia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Le Sanctuaire de Lavasina, Notre Dame des Graces, Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse, Torra di Nonza, Vescovato, Mont Sant Angelo
Highlights from your plan
Mont Sant Angelo ©
Mont Sant Angelo
Glacieres de Cardo ©
Glacieres de Cardo
Col de Teghime ©
Col de Teghime

1
night
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. On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Blaise, then don't miss a visit to Clos Antonini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, and finally stop by Biscuiterie salvatori.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Calvi itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bastia to Calvi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Calvi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Biscuiterie salvatori, Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, Eglise Saint-Blaise, Clos Antonini
Highlights from your plan
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Clos Antonini ©
Clos Antonini

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