15 days in Corsica Itinerary

15 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica vacation planner
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Train to Entzheim Aeroport, Fly to Ajaccio
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Ajaccio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zonza
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bonifacio
— 4 nights
Fly to Strasbourg, Train to Luxembourg City

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Ajaccio — 3 nights

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Musee Fesch, experience rural life at Le Jardin des Abeilles, then see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at U Cintu, identify plant and animal life at A Cupulatta, and then get outside with Canyoning Corse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ajaccio road trip site.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Ajaccio is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in August; daily highs in Ajaccio reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Calvi.
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Calvi — 2 nights

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Off-Road Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Calvi: Corbara (Plage de Bodri, Plage de Ghjunchitu, &more) and Ile Rousse (Phare de la Pietra & Marche Couvert). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi and make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Calvi online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Ajaccio to Calvi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and then admire the verdant scenery at Vallée du Fango. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Camping d'Arone, then make a trip to Calanques de Piana, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zonza.
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Zonza — 3 nights

Zonza is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyZonza is located in the mountain chain of Barocagio-Marghese which extends to the south of the Incudine massif. Family-friendly places like Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) and Plage de la Tour Genoise Fautea will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Porto-Vecchio) and Sari-Solenzara (Anse De Favone & Acqua Vanua). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Pinarello, admire the sheer force of Piscia di Gallu, and don't miss a visit to Trou de la Bombe.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zonza tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Porto to Zonza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Zonza are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bonifacio.
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Bonifacio — 4 nights

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Family-friendly places like Iles Lavezzi and Bonifacio Citadel will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Propriano (Plage du Lido, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), kick back and relax at Plage de Rondinara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Petit Sperone, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bonifacio online visit planner.

You can drive from Zonza to Bonifacio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bonifacio when traveling from Zonza in August, with lows around 19°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Corsica travel guide

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The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.
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