Corsica, France - 8 days

A spectacular isle of the Mediterranean, Corsica offer astounding geographical diversity and a rich history. With some of the most seductive beaches, surrounded by an emerald sea, this region is an outdoor lover’s playground. Become immersed in the striking culture over 8 days on our Regional Discovery.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 7 nights in exquisite 4 and 5-star hotels.
  • 7 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L).
  • Visit charming Corsican towns of Bonifacio, Sartène, Porto, Saint-Florent and Oletta.
  • Visit Corsica’s Filitosa ruins.
  • Enjoy a lunch and wine tasting at a local winery.
  • Guided walking tour of Ajaccio including Musee Fesch and Napoléon Bonaparte’s former home.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Gulf of Porto.
  • Follow the Strada di l’Artigiani to discover the artist villages of La Balagne.
  • Explore Désert des Agriates’ unspoilt beaches of Saleccia by boat.
  • Deluxe VIP transfers as indicated including airport transfers on arrival and departure.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

Upcoming Departures

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Day: 1 Bonifacio

B

Welcome to Corsica! You'll enjoy a private transfer to your hotel with the evening at leisure.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Bonifacio) - Hotel Genovese Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 2 Bonifacio​

B

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the breath-taking town of Bonifacio. This cliff-top town known as the "Mediterranean's Sentinel," is arguably one of the most beautiful towns in Europe. Ensure you visit the many shops and restaurants or check out L'Arinella, a secluded beach, reachable via a panoramic coastal hiking route, which is one of the town's highlights.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Bonifacio) - Hotel Genovese Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 3 Bonifacio - Sartene - Filitosa - Ajaccio​

B, L

Visit Sartène, a medieval hilltop town with narrow alleyways surmounted by arches and vaults. The surrounding region boasts some of the best wines in Corsica. Enjoy lunch and wine tasting at a local winery before a guided private tour of the ancient ruins of Filitosa. Accessible through an ancient olive grove, the site features stone carvings from 3300BC. Continue to Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica and the birthplace of Napoléon Bonaparte.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Ajaccio) - Hotel Les Mouettes Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 4 Ajaccio

B

Enjoy a half day private guided sightseeing tour including the old town, Place de Gaulle, Cours Napoléon, Maison Bonaparte, the Musee Fesch and the famous markets to taste some of the local specialties.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Ajaccio) - Hotel Les Mouettes Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 5 Ajaccio – Porto – Calvi

B

Continue north to the charming town of Porto and the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Gulf of Porto with its dramatic sculptured red rock and sweeping bays. The pinnacles and ravines of the red granite Calanches soar out of the beautiful blue seas. Explore by foot or by boat before continuing to Calvi.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Calvi) - Hostellerie De L'Abbaye Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 6 Calvi – Lumio – Sant’Antonino – Pigna – L’Île-Rousse – Calvi

B

Enjoy the day visiting the beautiful villages of La Balagne. Follow the Artisan’s route (Strada di l’Artigiani) along cobbled streets to uncover artists and craftsmen, producing everything from honey and jams to jewellery, basket weaving, essential oils and more.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Calvi) - Hostellerie De L'Abbaye Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 7 Calvi - Saint-Florent - Saleccia - Bastia​

B

Continue to the wild Désert des Agriates, an area of arid landscape and savage beauty. Tucked away between mountains and the sea, Saint-Florent is an elegant town of cobbled streets, pink plastered houses, cafes, boutiques and a marina’s edge lined with bars and restaurants. Here, travel by boat to discover the inaccessible beach of Saleccia for a picnic lunch (weather permitting). Afterward, head to the beautiful port town of Bastia.

Overnight: France, Corsica (Bastia) - Hôtel Des Gouverneurs Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 8 Bastia

B

Enjoy a relaxing morning exploring Bastia before being transferred to your departing ferry or flight.

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