31 days in Corsica Itinerary

31 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica vacation planner

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Saint Florent
— 3 nights
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Calvi
— 5 nights
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Porto
— 2 nights
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Ajaccio
— 8 nights
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Zonza
— 4 nights
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Bonifacio
— 8 nights
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Saint Florent

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Florent: Bastia (Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bastia, Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, &more), Brando City (Torre d'Erbalunga & Le Sanctuaire de Lavasina, Notre Dame des Graces) and Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse (in Canari).

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saint Florent attractions website.

Paris to Saint Florent is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Saint Florent hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Saint Florent

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Calvi

— 5 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Calvi: Dans les Yeux de Lucie (in Feliceto), Ile Rousse (Couvent Saint-Dominique & Phare de la Pietra) and Domaine d'Alzipratu (in Zilia). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take some stellar pictures from Village abandonné d'Occi, take an in-depth tour of Musee Prive Guy Savelli, and don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Calvi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint Florent to Calvi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Porto

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana, then don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine >, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Church, then take a memorable drive along Torra d'Omigna, and finally make a trip to D81.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porto online tour planner.

Drive from Calvi to Porto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Ajaccio

— 8 nights
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Explore Ajaccio's surroundings by going to Pont du Vecchio (in Vivario), Serra-di-Ferro (Foata, Porto Pollo Plongee, &more) and Tour de Capo Di Muro (in Coti-Chiavari). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Maison Bonaparte, explore the world behind art at Musee Fesch, identify plant and animal life at A Cupulatta, and make a trip to Le Lazaret Ollandini.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ajaccio trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Porto to Ajaccio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ajaccio can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Zonza.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Zonza

— 4 nights
Zonza is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyZonza is located in the mountain chain of Barocagio-Marghese which extends to the south of the Incudine massif. Explore Zonza's surroundings by going to Plage de Santa Giulia (in Santa Giulia), Musee Departemental de l'Alta-Rocca (in Levie) and Porto-Vecchio (Plage de Tamaricciu, Plage de Palombaggia, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), take in the dramatic scenery at Piscia di Gallu, explore the ancient world of Site prehistorique de Castellu d'Araggio, and look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zonza tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Ajaccio to Zonza by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In May, daytime highs in Zonza are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Zonza

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio

— 8 nights
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bonifacio: Sartene (Pont de Spina Cavaddu, Menhirs Paddaghhu, &more), Monacia-d'Aullene (Sentier du Patrimoine & Sentier de l’Uomo Di Cagna) and Propriano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Petit Sperone, and don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zonza to Bonifacio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bonifacio when traveling from Zonza in May, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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.