Corsica Travel Guide
Plan Your Corsica Vacation
"The best way to know Corsica," according to Napoléon, "is to be born there." Not everyone has had his luck, so chances are you'll be arriving on the overnight ferry from Marseille or flying in from Paris or Rome to discover "the Isle of Beauty." This vertical chalky granite world of its own, rising in the Mediterranean between Provence and Tuscany, remains France's very own Wild West: a powerful natural setting and, literally, a breath of fresh air.
The amount of construction around Porto-Vecchio in the 1950s was so burdensome to Corsicans that, with some extra unwanted... read more
While entire geopolitical campaigns have been waged over warm-water harborage, this mountain in the Mediterranean has... read more
Things To Do in Corsica
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Island Hiking: From a stroll in the countryside to an overnight hike in the mountains, Corsica offers more than 100 peaks and... Read more
Authentic Corsican fare is based on free-range livestock, game (especially sanglier, or wild boar), herbs, and wild mushrooms best... Read more
Corsica is essentially just one big mountain, and if you come here without your hiking boots and fortitude to climb steep hills, steps,... Read more
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