8 days in Corse-du-Sud Itinerary

8 days in Corse-du-Sud Itinerary

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Piana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cargese
— 1 night
Drive
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Ajaccio
— 1 night
Drive
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Sartene
— 1 night
Drive
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Bonifacio
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 1 night

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Piana

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Calanques de Piana, then hike along Sentier des Muletiers, then don't miss a visit to Gorges de Spelunca, and finally head outdoors with Capo Rosso. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de la Poudriere, steep yourself in history at Tour Genoise, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Bussaglia.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Piana trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Piana. May in Piana sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Cargese.

Things to do in Piana

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cargese

— 1 night
Cargèse is a village and commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the west coast of the island of Corsica, 27 km north of Ajaccio. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): cast your line with Andemu, stop by Art & Terroir, then head outdoors with Plage Peru, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de l'Assomption dite < Latine >.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cargese trip itinerary planner.

Cargese is very close to Piana. In May, daytime highs in Cargese are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Cargese

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Side Trip

Ajaccio

— 1 night
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
On the 25th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Monument commemoratif de Napoleon Ier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier des Cretes, then stop by La Cave du Cardinal, and finally admire the local landmark of Fontaine des Quatre Lions.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ajaccio trip planner.

You can drive from Cargese to Ajaccio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Ajaccio sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sartene.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sartene

— 1 night
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. On the 26th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Menhirs Paddaghhu.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sartene day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ajaccio to Sartene takes 1.5 hours. May in Sartene sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Sartene

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Bonifacio

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bastion de L'Etendard, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, then don't miss a visit to Phare de Pertusato, and finally stop by KOCOTTE.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bonifacio tour builder.

You can drive from Sartene to Bonifacio in an hour. Traveling from Sartene in May, Bonifacio is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Porto-Vecchio

— 1 night
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Barrage de l'Ospedale, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de Piscia, look for all kinds of wild species at Subtortue Diving, then head outdoors with Ranch Villata, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

Plan trip to Porto-Vecchio with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Corse-du-Sud travel guide

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