Go camping in Corsica with your family

Go camping in Corsica with your family

Corsica, a true Mediterranean jewel, is a dream destination for families looking for an unforgettable vacation. With its breathtaking landscapes which combine mountains, forests and fine sandy...

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Destinations Corsica
Corsica, an island of beauty nestled in the Mediterranean, is a true invitation to travel. With its breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages and heavenly beaches, it offers a multitude of idyllic destinations for lovers of nature, history and idleness.

From the turquoise coves of the south to the snow-capped peaks of central Corsica and the rocky inlets of the west, Corsica is full of treasures to discover. Whether you’re looking for tranquility, adventure or heritage, this Mediterranean pearl is sure to satisfy all your desires.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the most beautiful destinations on the island of beauty.
1. Corsica’s most beautiful beaches
The Corsican coastline, a veritable jewel dotted with beaches of crystal-clear waters and fine sand, invites you to relax and get away from it all. Near Porto-Vecchio, Palombaggia and Santa Giulia offer a picture-postcard setting with their turquoise waters and white sands fringed by umbrella pines. These lively bathing spots are perfect for sun bathing and water sports.

In the Balagne region, Calvi and Île Rousse boast Mediterranean charm and intimate coves, ideal for lovers of tranquillity. For a wild getaway, head for the Agriates desert, where Saleccia and Loto reveal their unspoilt beauty. These beaches with their white sand and crystal-clear waters can only be reached on foot or by boat, guaranteeing a unique stay in the heart of unspoilt nature.

To the southwest, Campomoro and Roccapina invite contemplation with their breathtaking landscapes and exceptional seabeds, perfect for diving and snorkeling. Finally, Cap Corse abounds with secret coves and intimate beaches, far from the summer crowds, for an unforgettable moment of peace and quiet.
2. Must-see hilltop villages
Witness to a rich historical and cultural past, Corsica’s hilltop villages offer a journey back in time. In Balagne, Sant Antonino, Pigna and Corbara charm with their unspoilt authenticity. Stroll through the cobbled streets, admire the traditional architecture and take in the breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding mountains.

To the west, Piana and its famous red granite calanques offer a grandiose natural spectacle. Follow the trail of rocks sculpted by wind and time, and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the place. Then head north, where Nonza unveils a breathtaking panorama of the Mediterranean. This village perched on a rocky outcrop is also home to a 16th-century Genoese tower, testimony to the island’s turbulent history.

In the Porto valley, Ota has a charming authenticity and a breathtaking view of the Spelunca Gorge. Here you’ll discover stone houses, a baroque church and hiking trails leading to natural pools. Finally, in the heart of the Balagne region, Speloncato, nestled into the mountainside, is a true gem of Corsican heritage, with its narrow streets, vaulted passageways and shady square inviting you to contemplate.
3. Natural wonders to discover
Corsica abounds in breathtaking landscapes just waiting to be explored. The Scandola reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a spectacular sight, with red porphyry cliffs plunging into an emerald sea. Accessible only by boat, this exceptional site is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as colorful sea caves. What’s more, the Aiguilles de Bavella in the south-east of the island are a paradise for hikers in search of challenges and breathtaking panoramas.

To the north, the Agriates desert reveals a wild, unspoilt maquis, where nature reigns supreme. Discover our hiking trails, secluded beaches and secret coves, for a total immersion in unspoilt nature. Near Corte, the Restonica and Tavignano gorges invite you to take a refreshing stroll along the water’s edge, between natural pools, crystal-clear waterfalls and lush forests.

Finally, the Lavezzi archipelago, between Corsica and Sardinia, enchants with its turquoise waters, wild coves and exceptional seabed. All for an unforgettable experience in the heart of unspoilt nature.
4. Ajaccio and Bonifacio, history and panoramic views
Ajaccio, imperial city and birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, seduces with its Mediterranean charm and cultural treasures. Stroll through the old town to admire its narrow streets, shady squares and historic buildings. These include the Notre-Dame de l’Assomption cathedral Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, now a national museum.

You can also take advantage of Ajaccio’s gentle way of life by strolling along the Route des Sanguinaires. This experience offers a breathtaking view of the gulf and the eponymous islands. Or relax on the beach at Capo di Feno, a veritable haven of peace.

In the south of the island, Bonifacio, perched on a vertiginous cliff, is a medieval citadel of undeniable charm. You’re free to lose yourself in the maze of cobbled streets, admire the ramparts and bastions, and take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Bouches de Bonifacio from the upper town.

And don’t miss a boat trip to admire the limestone cliffs and sea caves. And don’t forget to discover the town’s history by visiting the citadel and the marine cemetery, where many famous people are buried.
5. Itinerary ideas for a successful stay
For a week of discovery, opt for a trip between Balagne and Cap Corse. This entitles you to :

idyllic beaches,
picturesque villages
and unspoilt nature.

From Calvi to Saint-Florent, via Île Rousse and Nonza, you’ll discover the jewels of the north coast, with its turquoise sea, wild creeks and hilltop villages. Take the opportunity to sample local specialities such as charcuterie, cheese and wines, and meet the locals.

For nature lovers and hikers, a stay around Corte, in the heart of the Corsican mountains, will delight the most adventurous. Between deep gorges, crystal-clear lakes and steep trails, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable experience in the heart of Corsica’s regional nature park.

From Porto to Piana, the west coast unveils its grandiose landscapes, between red granite coves and emerald sea, for a breathtaking natural spectacle.

Finally, for a grand tour of the south, leave from Ajaccio and head for Bonifacio, via Propriano, Sartène and Porto-Vecchio. You’ll discover all the riches of Corsica’s great south. Starting with dream beaches, authentic villages and unmissable historic sites.