Corsica is one of the most famous destinations in France. As home to France’s most well-known person, Napoleon, the island has gained nearly mythological status among some people. This Mediterranean mountain is mountainous and is filled with a great mixture of charming coastal towns, lush forests, and tall mountains. In fact, half of the island is actually a nature reserve which includes some truly tricky hikes if you’re up for a challenge. Best of all, despite being a part of France, the island has a strong Italian influence giving you an exciting blend of both of these cultures. If you are ready to enjoy a truly spectacular vacation, then Corsica is certainly the best destination for you.
Get Ready to Set Sail in the Mediterranean. Few destinations are as perfect for boating as Corsica. It’s not just because it’s an island (though that’s certainly part of it!), but that it has so many one of a kind features. One of the most incredible is the Calanques de Piana which are stunning red rock cliff situated right against the sea. What’s more, you can head to the Scandola Nature Reserve which is a coastal marine park that is home to many incredible aquatic species. These are just the beginning, there’s even the famed Lavezzi Archipelago which is one the best snorkeling spots in the western Mediterranean.
Discover the Unique Culture of Corsica. With both French and Italian heritage, Corsica is a delight to the culinary senses. Here you find the freshest ingredients including a great catch do serve up in the local Corsican style. Most tourists enjoy its more laid-back style compared to France and this combined with the great food makes it a foodie’s paradise. Be sure to check out U Tavanincu, a modern style grill that serves some of the best fresh fish.
Dig into Nature and Charming Towns. Corsica, France is the ideal mixture of fantastic nature and great places to go hiking, bicycling along with swimming and fishing while also have some really great coastal towns. One example is the capital, Ajaccio which is a bit bigger than the other towns but maintains that great Corsican relaxed ambiance. And of course, with your own boat, you can also find some of the quiet fishing villages that are great places to lie on the beach and take a nap in the sun. There’s just so much to do in Corsica and it all begins when you reserve your charter today!