52 days in Corsica Itinerary

52 days in Corsica Itinerary

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52 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Vernal
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Corte
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Porto-Vecchio
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ajaccio
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Calvi
— 9 nights
Train + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Saint Florent
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Vernal

10
nights
Corte

Corte ©
Corte tourism is based on the region's mountainous terrain, ensuring plenty of photo opps and outdoor activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee de la Corse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corte: Pozzines d'Ese (in Bastelica), Fontaine de Neptune (in Ghisoni) and Pont Genois (in Asco). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to L'Arche de Corte, get outside with Vallee du Tavignano, take in the views from Genueser Brucke, and take in the awesome beauty at Mont Sant Angelo.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Corte trip planner .

Vernal, USA to Corte is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vernal to Corte is 8 hours. Traveling from Vernal in December, expect Corte to be warmer, temps between 60°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Corte

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Corsica, Cervione, Pozzines d'Ese, Fontaine de Neptune, Torra di Santa Maria Chjapella
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Corse ©
Musee de la Corse
Mont Sant Angelo ©
Mont Sant Angelo

9
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Get out of town with these interesting Porto-Vecchio side-trips: Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, & more), Sartene (Eglise Sainte Marie & A Casa di Roccapina) and Molino de Aceite Eco-museum (in Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia, stroll through plage de Tamaricciu, explore the striking landscape at Gorges of the Solenzara River, and experience rural life at U Porcu RANGER.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Corte to Porto-Vecchio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Sartene, Sari-Solenzara, U Porcu RANGER, Molino de Aceite Eco-museum
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ajaccio side-trips: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Vico), Cargese (Torra d'Omigna, Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine >, & more) and Piana (D81, Sentier des Muletiers, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Maison Bonaparte, trek along Sentier des Douaniers, don't miss a visit to Le Lazaret Ollandini, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ajaccio attractions planner.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Ajaccio in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Ajaccio sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Piana, Cargese, Coti-Chiavari, Porticcio, Serra-di-Ferro
Highlights from your plan
Calanques de Piana ©
Calanques de Piana
Maison Bonaparte ©
Maison Bonaparte
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

9
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. Explore Calvi's surroundings by going to Galeria (Galeria Marina & Vallée du Fango), Eglise de Sant'Antonino (in Sant'Antonino) and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, get great views at La Croix des Autrichiens, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Phare de la Pietra.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Calvi trip planner .

Getting from Ajaccio to Calvi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Florent.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Corsica, Calenzana, Galeria, Ile Rousse, Corbara
Highlights from your plan
Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola

11
nights
Saint Florent

Saint Florent ©
Explore Saint Florent's surroundings by going to Brando City (Le Sanctuaire de Lavasina, Notre Dame des Graces & Torre d'Erbalunga), Bastia (Oratoire de l'Immaculee-Conception, Le vieux port, & more) and Canari (Clocher-Phare de Canari & Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse).

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Florent tour planning website .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Calvi to Saint Florent in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Florent

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bastia, Patrimonio, Corsica, Nonza, Canari
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Saleccia ©
Plage de Saleccia
Le vieux port ©
Le vieux port

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