GETAWAYS IN CORSICA REMARKABLE HERITAGE NATURAL CORSICA CORSICA, BETWEEN LAND AND SEA AN EFFERVESCENT ISLAND ROOMS WITH A VIEW Corsica: A Paradise of History, Landscapes, and Beaches MUST-SEE SITES IN CORSICA Read more © OT Galeria/Falasorma PORTFOLIO : Corsica in Pictures History, architecture, beaches, sand and sun - discover Corsica in pictures! Read more 10 Must-See Sites on the Corsican Coast Discover our list of Top 10 Must-See Sites in Corsica! Read more © Atout France - Robert Palomba Top Destinations on the Corsican Coasts Discover Corsica, a real mountain in the sea also known as the Isle of Beauty! Read more © Atout France - R. Palomba Family Activities on the Corsican Coast Here are a few tips to make the most of your family's trip to the Corsican seaside. On the schedule: nautical sports, cultural activities, and the chance to discover of the island's many natural wonders. GETAWAYS IN CORSICA Read more Visit Ajaccio, the Imperial City Surrounded by a fantastic mountain range, Ajaccio is an elegant and sunny city, renowned for its long welcoming tradition. Read more © Fotolia Visit Porto-Vecchio Discover the village of Porto-Vecchio, exceptionally located between sea and mountains, in southern Corsica. Read more © Tonio Bassagni Visit Ile-Rousse Welcome to the Ile-Rousse: charming coastlines and beaches, beautiful hills and mountains, and so much more. Read more © Atout France/Phovoir Visit Bastia, a City of Art and History Bastia is one of the famous French cities. Filled with wonderful art and history, it is not a big surprise that it has rose to become one of the prominent French cities. Read more © OMT Calvi Visit Calvi, Balagne The purity of its waters, and its rich architectural heritage, presents Calvi as an enchanting spot on the island of beauty, nestled in the northwest of Corsica. Read more © Markus3 (Marc ROUSSEL) Discover the Gulf of Valinco Discover the Sartenais Valinco Taravo region in Southern Corsica. Read more © Ouest Corsica / S Aude Visit Western Corsica A land rooted in the distant past, Western Corsica will overwhelm your senses as you meander along its well-trodden paths. NATURAL HERITAGE IN CORSICA Read more © OT Galeria/Falasoma Visit the Fango Valley in Corsica, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Still imprinted with the footsteps of the great migration between piaghja (the beach) and Muntagna (mountains), the Fango Valley is a beautifully unspoiled natural landscape. Read more © ATC/S. Alessandri Corsica: Mountains Among the Mediterranean Sea A wide choice of hikes and walks will allow you to explore this land of contrasts, between sea and mountain. Read more © Joningall1/Fotolia The Unique Landscapes of Corsica The Island of Beauty boasts an incredible palette of scenery, including 1,000km of coastal landscapes, stunning shorelines, breathtaking mountains, refreshing forests and even high-altitude lakes, plus a few extraordinary natural phenomena such as the “Désert des Agriates” nature reserve. Read more © Auberge de la Forêt Get a Breath of Fresh Air at the Bonifato Forest in Corsica The Bonifato Forest, located about 20 km (~12.5 miles) from Calvi, is a natural playground, for the entire family to enjoy! Read more © Atout France/Emmanuel Valentin Visit Bouches de Bonifacio Nature Reserve Discover a nature reserve full of exceptional fauna and flora. An amazing getaway in Corsica. ACTIVITIES Read more © Murtoli Press Pictures Play Golf in Corsica In 2014, one of France's newest golf courses opened at the Domaine de Murtoli, located just 25 kilometers from the Figari Airport. Read more © Atout France / Palomba Robert Corsica: Explore Balagne by Bike Located in the northeast of Corsica, with its villages and beaches, Balagne - a little island within an island - offers a number of different bike paths for all skill levels from Calvi to l'Ile Rousse, the two major entry ports of Balagne. Read more © ATC / Sylvain Alessandri Explore the Nature of Corsica Amaze the senses by discovering the nature of Corsica: from hikes in the heart of the sublime landscapes to panoramic views of the sea, Corsica has something to impress every nature-loving visitor. CORSICAN CULTURE Read more © Atout France/Phovoir Corsican Cuisine Discovering the cuisine of Corsica means taking a trip through authenticity and tradition. Recipes and savoir-faire have been passed through generation to generation. Read more © Aude Balloide The Vineyards of Corsica The diversity of its sun-drenched vineyards, the juxtaposition of microclimates and the variety of soils are what lie behind the quality of Corsica’s wines. Read more © www.OUESTCORSICA Corsica: the Greek Church in Cargèse, a Symbol of Tradition The village of Cargèse is located on a bluff at the northernmost tip of the Gulf of Sagone, on the western façade in southern Corsica. It is dominated by the sounds of bells and its two remarkable Eastern and Latin churches, separated only by a vegetable garden. Read more © OMT Calvi Visit the Citadel of Calvi Constructed in the 13th century, the Citadel of Calvi is crisscrossed by narrow streets, perched on the top of a chalky headland. Read more © Jean-Pol GRANDMONT Corsica: Visit the Christopher Columbus House in Calvi Is this the real birthplace of Colombus? Let's find out in Calvi! Read more © Jean-Pol GRANDMONT Visit the St. John the Baptist Cathedral of Calvi Discover this former residence of the Bishops of Sagone, in the old Genoese fortress. UPCOMING EVENTS Read more © Kris Macotta Corsica: Calvi on the Rocks Founded in 2003, Calvi on the Rocks is now one of France's most popular and constantly-evolving festivals. Read more © Lama, the village Lama Film Festival in Corsica Each year the village of Lama hosts its own grandly titled European Festival of Cinema and Rural Life, with a lot of activities such as open air film screenings. Read more © Roland Huitel Corsica: The Rencontres des Chants Polyphoniques in Calvi From September 15, 2017 to September 20, 2017 The Rencontres de Chants Polyphoniques highlights Corsica's unique musical style. Read more © iStock_KovalenkovPetr Corsica: The Journées Napoléoniennes in Ajaccio From August 13, 2017 to August 15, 2017 Celebrations, festivities, and shows, all celebrating the history of Napoleon in Corsica.