A wealth of unique experiences, exciting outdoor activities and beach pleasures, natural treasures and cultural immersion are in store for you on an incredible Corsica luxury getaway. Geographically diverse like a miniature continent lapped with azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Corsica conveniently lies southeast of the French mainland and west of the Italian Peninsula overlooking Sardinia across the Straits of Bonafacio. The “Isle of Beauty” is a true France’s wonder full of mesmerizing contrasts. Dramatic mountain landscapes of its interior hide rare species of flora and fauna, many of which protected in its Parc Naturel Régional de Corse.
Craggy peaks and fragrant maquis-covered hills alternate with deserts, lush forests with rivers, lakes and waterfalls. Make your hiking itinerary through the forests of Castagniccia and the
gorges of the Restonica Valley, misty lavender mountains of Cap Corse or UNESCO-protected Gulf of Porto, to enjoy the island’s stunning natural beauty.
Its long coastline dazzles with sun-bleached golden sandy beaches amidst rocky caves and rosy granite cliffs plunging into the turquoise sea. Dotted with medieval towns featuring ancient
harbours, glamorous coastal resorts, luxury hotels and opulent villas, Corsica’s seaside is an ideal destination for beach bums and swimmers.
Boasting a long history from the Bronze Age, ancient Romans and Greeks, the island proudly preserves its unique Corsican identity in language, culture, customs and cuisine, combining local traditions with the best of France and Italian flair. The homeland of Bonaparte can offer you a fascinating journey through history and culture with the impressive architectural and art scene.
Come and explore its archaeological sites like Filitosa, impregnable fortresses, picturesque towns and romantic villages, age-old crafts and local music, enjoy the warm welcome of Corsicans.
Spend your luxury Corsica holiday soaking up a sedate, sophisticated and fashionable ambiance of the seaside towns and tourist hotspots such as chic Propriano in the Gulf of Valinco, Bonifacio, Porto Vecchio and Ajaccio. Head northwest to stay in a picture-perfect Calvi and relish its beautiful Roman architecture, colourful houses and waterfront cafés, its ancient Genoese citadel hosting music festivals. Venture to the remote hilltop villages of the Balagne region to see artisans at work, producing jewellery, cosmetics and crockery. Helicopter tour is the best way to explore Corsica’s beauty.
You can idle your beach days basking and swimming or be pampered in a luxury spa. Yet, a fabulous combination of adventures, water sports and entertainments will fill your vacation with exciting experiences. Jeep Safari, horse trekking, kite-surfing or windsurfing, snorkelling on a boat tour, golf at Sperone near Bonifacio, a gastronomic and wine tour, to name but a few.
Within an easy reach from the French mainland by ferry, Corsica offers a selection of airports for international flights: Ajaccio Airport (AJA), Calvi Airport (CLY), Bastia Airport (BIA) and Figari Airport (FSC).