8 days in Corsica Itinerary

8 days in Corsica Itinerary

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8 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Piana
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Porto-Vecchio
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
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. On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then head outdoors with Plage de Ghjunchitu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Galeria Marina, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, then make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Calvi online journey planner .

London, UK to Calvi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Calvi is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Calvi at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piana.

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Corsica, Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, Plage de Ghjunchitu, Galeria Marina
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Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Piana

Piana ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier des Muletiers, take a memorable drive along Torra d'Omigna, then take a memorable drive along D81, and finally explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Piana vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Piana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Piana, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Piana

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Torra d'Omigna
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Calanques de Piana ©
Calanques de Piana
Torra d'Omigna ©
Torra d'Omigna

4
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Explore Porto-Vecchio's surroundings by going to Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara), Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Grottes de Bonifacio, &more) and U Porcu RANGER (in Figari). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia, stroll through Plage de Santa Giulia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste, and don't miss a visit to Bonifacio Citadel.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto-Vecchio road trip app .

Traveling by car from Piana to Porto-Vecchio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bonifacio, U Porcu RANGER, Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), Gorges of the Solenzara River
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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