22 days in Corsica Itinerary

22 days in Corsica Itinerary

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22 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Porto-Vecchio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Saint Florent
— 3 nights
Taxi + Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Calvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Ajaccio
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

6
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Family-friendly places like Plage de Palombaggia and Plage Porto Novo will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Plage de Santa Giulia and plage de Tamaricciu. Venture out of the city with trips to Piscines Naturelles de Cavu (in Sainte Lucie De Porto Vecchio), Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara) and Bonifacio (La Tonnara Beach, Plage du Petit Sperone, &more). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Porto-Vecchio hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint Florent.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Zonza, Plage de San Giovanni, Gorges of the Solenzara River, Plage De Roccapina
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

3
nights
Saint Florent

Saint Florent ©
Get outdoors at Plage de Saleccia and Gorges de la Restonica. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marine d'Albo and Nonza Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Florent: Marine de Pietracorbara (in Marine de Pietracorbara), Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse (in Canari) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Bastia).

For other places to visit, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Saint Florent trip maker website .

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Saint Florent in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Saint Florent, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Saint Florent

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corsica, Conservatoire du Costume du Cap Corse, Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonza Beach, Marine de Pietracorbara
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Plage de Saleccia ©
Plage de Saleccia
Nonza Beach ©
Nonza Beach
Gorges de la Restonica ©
Gorges de la Restonica

4
nights
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. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Galeria Marina. Visit Aregno Beach and Punta Spano for some beach relaxation. Explore Calvi's surroundings by going to Plage de l'Ostriconi (in Palasca), Corbara (Plage de Bodri & Plage de Ghjunchitu) and Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, wander the streets of Torrefaction Le Bon Cafe, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Calvi trip maker website .

Getting from Saint Florent to Calvi by combination of taxi and train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Calvi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Aregno, Corsica, Corbara, Torrefaction Le Bon Cafe, Plage de Lozari
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Galeria Marina ©
Galeria Marina

8
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Capo di Feno and Plage Cupabia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camping d'Arone and Plage de Ruppione. Venture out of the city with trips to Cargese (Plage de Menasina, Torra d'Omigna, &more), Plage de Sagone (in Sagone) and Piana (D81, Capo Rosso, &more). There's much more to do: get outside with Canyoning Corse, stroll through Plage de Portigliolo, get interesting insight from Tours, and kick back and relax at Golfe de Lava.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ajaccio trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Calvi to Ajaccio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ajaccio sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Piana, Cargese, Pietrosella, Coti-Chiavari, Porticcio
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Calanques de Piana ©
Calanques de Piana
Camping d'Arone ©
Camping d'Arone
Plage Cupabia ©
Plage Cupabia

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