8 days in Corsica Itinerary

8 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Porto-Vecchio
— 2 nights
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Ajaccio
— 1 night
Drive
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Girolata
— 1 night
Drive
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Calvi
— 2 nights
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Porto-Vecchio

— 2 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Tamaricciu, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Croisiere Exclusive, kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Iles Cerbicales.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio attractions planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get much hotter in Porto-Vecchio: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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 13th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Musee Fesch, get engrossed in the history at Naporama, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Erasme, then see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ajaccio online day trip planner.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Ajaccio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Ajaccio sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Girolata.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Girolata

— 1 night
Nature Reserve of Scandola has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Wed), hike along Sentier du Facteur, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and then make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Girolata day trip planning site.

You can drive from Ajaccio to Girolata in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Girolata

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Calvi

— 2 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. On the 15th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Prive Guy Savelli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Calvi trip planning app.

You can drive from Girolata to Calvi in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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.