22 days in Corsica Itinerary

22 days in Corsica Itinerary

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22 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Calvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bastia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Porto-Vecchio
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Propriano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ajaccio
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Les Calanche Cliffs and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Calvi: Musee Prive Guy Savelli (in Corbara), Sentier du Facteur (in Girolata) and Eglise de Sant'Antonino (in Sant'Antonino). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure, step into the grandiose world of Le Chateau du Prince Pierre Bonaparte, and take in the dramatic natural features at Punta Spano.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Calvi trip planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Calvi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Calvi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in April: high temperatures in Calvi hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bastia.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Corsica, Sentier du Facteur, FRAGNU, Cirque de Bonifatu, Musee Prive Guy Savelli
Highlights from your plan
Punta Spano ©
Punta Spano
Village abandonné d'Occi ©
Village abandonné d'Occi
Arinella and Algaio Beach ©
Arinella and Algaio 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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oratoire de la Confrerie de Sainte Croix and Couvent Saint-Francois d'Orezza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bastia: Ponte Novu (in Castello-di-Rostino) and Musee Pascal-Paoli (in Morosaglia). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Le vieux port, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bastia, hike along Sentier des Douaniers, and steep yourself in history at Palais des Gouverneurs.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bastia tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Calvi to Bastia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Bastia sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bastia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Couvent Saint-Francois d'Orezza, Domaine Lazzarini, Musee Pascal-Paoli, Ponte Novu, Sentier des Douaniers
Highlights from your plan
Glacieres de Cardo ©
Glacieres de Cardo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Couvent Saint-Francois d'Orezza ©
Couvent Saint-Francois d'Orezza

5
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Step off the beaten path and head to Alpa Corse and Route de Bavella. Venture out of the city with trips to Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Bastion de L'Etendard, & more), Acqua Vanua (in Sari-Solenzara) and Musee Archeologique d'Aleria (in Aleria). There's still lots to do: stroll through Plage de Palombaggia, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Iles Cerbicales, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de la Sainte Croix de Porto Vecchio, and kick back and relax at Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea.

Plan my day in Porto-Vecchio using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Bastia to Porto-Vecchio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Propriano.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea, Alpa Corse, L' Alivi, Acqua Vanua
Highlights from your plan
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio ©
Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio

1
night
Propriano

Propriano ©
On the 5th (Tue), stop by Maj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Marie, learn about winemaking at Sant'Armettu, then don't miss a visit to Filitosa, and finally explore the activities along Etang de Tanchiccia.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Propriano journey maker tool .

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Propriano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Propriano can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Propriano

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sartene, Filitosa, Sant'Armettu, Etang de Tanchiccia
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Sainte Marie ©
Eglise Sainte Marie
Filitosa ©
Filitosa
Sant'Armettu ©
Sant'Armettu

6
nights
Ajaccio

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Tour de Capo Di Muro. Explore Ajaccio's surroundings by going to Lac de Nino (in Corte), Cargese (Roman Catholic Church & Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine >) and Sentier des Muletiers (in Piana). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Naporama, stop by Produits Corses A Casetta, kick back and relax at Plage de Ruppione, and ponder the design of Fontaine des Quatre Lions.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ajaccio vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Propriano to Ajaccio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pietrosella, Cargese, Tour de Capo Di Muro, Sentier du Chataignier, Sentier des Muletiers
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Roman Catholic Church ©
Roman Catholic Church
Plage Mare e Sole ©
Plage Mare e Sole

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