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Tourism in Corsica: the ultimate guide
Corsica, this island of beauty nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean, is a dream destination for lovers of nature, history and gastronomy. With its breathtaking landscapes, idyllic beaches and picturesque villages, Corsica offers a complete change of scenery. This ultimate guide reveals the island’s must-sees for an unforgettable stay. You will also find some practical tips there !
What are the must-see destinations in Corsica ?
On this superb French island, there are a myriad of places, each as attractive as the next. Among the most interesting, we can cite :
Ajaccio, the imperial city
You can start your journey with Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica. This lively city, where Napoleon Bonaparte was born, is full of historical treasures. Also, don’t hesitate to stroll through the colorful streets of the old town.

You can visit the birthplace of the emperor and admire the Notre-Dame de l’Assomption cathedral. Don’t miss out on exploring the covered market either. This is to soak up the local atmosphere and taste Corsican specialties.
Bonifacio, the citadel on the cliffs
Head to the south of the island to discover Bonifacio, a medieval citadel perched on vertiginous cliffs.

Get lost in the maze of cobbled streets, admire the granite houses and enjoy a breathtaking view of the turquoise waters of the Bonifacio mouths. For a unique experience, you can take a boat trip at the foot of the cliffs. You can even explore sea caves.
Porto-Vecchio, the pearl of Corsica
Continue your journey to Porto-Vecchio, a seaside resort renowned for its fine sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. On site, don’t hesitate to go swimming in the magnificent bay of Santa Giulia.

Likewise, no one will blame you if you want to relax on Palombaggia beach or explore the wild coves of Rondinara. At the end of the day, stroll through the lively streets of the old town and enjoy a dinner in one of the many typical restaurants.
Calvi, the Genoese city
Head for the west coast to reach Calvi, a charming Genoese city dominated by its citadel. Walk along the ramparts to admire the view of the port and the bay of Calvi, then go down to swim on the long sandy beach.

Don’t miss a boat trip to discover the Scandola Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage gem.
Corte, in the heart of the Corsican mountains
For an immersion in the wild nature of Corsica, head to Corte, in the heart of the island. This former capital of independent Corsica is home to an impressive citadel and a museum dedicated to the island’s history. Go hiking in the Restonica valley, a paradise for nature lovers, and discover the glacial lakes of Melo and Capitello.
What are the Corsican gastronomic specialties to discover ?
Corsica is also renowned for its tasty and authentic gastronomy. Don’t miss out on tasting Corsican charcuterie, in particular the famous prisuttu, a dry-cured ham matured for several months.

Let yourself be tempted by brocciu, a fresh sheep’s or goat’s cheese, essential in ravioli and Corsican desserts. As for sweets, treat yourself to canistrelli, delicious biscuits flavored with white wine and lemon, or fiadone, cakes with brocciu and lemon zest.
Do you want to know practical tips for a successful stay in Corsica ?
You should know that the high tourist season in Corsica extends from June to September. So, to enjoy pleasant temperatures and avoid the crowds, choose the months of May, June or September. In addition, be aware that Corsica is a popular destination, it is therefore advisable to book your accommodation and activities in advance, especially in high season.

In addition, consider renting a car to explore the island at your own pace and access the most remote sites. Be careful, however, because Corsican roads are often winding and narrow, so adapt your driving. Finally, don’t hesitate to venture off the beaten track to discover authentic villages, secret beaches and little-known hikes.