Tourism - Corse



Corsica is an Island as well as a region of France located in the Mediterranean Sea. It has two departments, the South Corsica and the Upper Corsica. It is also nicknamed ‘ the island of beauty ’. Main cities are Ajaccio and Bastia.

The tourist attractions are mainly focused on the natural heritage with its numerous Laricio pine forests, mountain lakes, maquis, high mountain pastures or vineyards. Corsica is a mountain in the sea and deserves its nickname with 120 peaks above 2000 m high, covered in snow until springtime. The 25 rivers make the island the most irrigated of the Mediterranean basin. Also, Corsica has the richest and most varied littoral on a 1000 kms length. With a regional natural park that covers two third of the island, Corsica is a well-preserved island where natural reserves and listed sites are located with a rich wildlife and numerous perched villages. The Regional Natural Corsican Park offers numerous hiking paths and great views on the Corsican nature with paths such as ‘Mare a Mare’ ‘Tra Mare e Monti’ or the famous GR 20 are numerous way to discover the island.

Also, numerous cultural events take place every year such as the Wind Festival and many more.

Top tourist cities in Corse

bastia

Tourism Bastia

Bastia is the main port of the Corsica island, but also the first French port of the Mediterranean Sea. Main city of the Haute Corse department and Corsica, the city has inherited a rich historical and cultural past, and today the nature, culture, sports, food and ...


Must : Palais des Gouverneurs, Citadelle de Bastia

ajaccio

Tourism Ajaccio

Ajaccio is the regional capital of Corsica and the main city of the department Corse-du-Sud . An elegant city to live in and discover, Ajaccio and its prestigious museums, the streets of its old town and of course, the golf of Ajaccio and its long beaches, has ...


Must : La maison Bonaparte, Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption , Chapelle Impériale

bonifacio

Tourism Bonifacio

Bonifacio is located in the department of Corse-du-Sud, which is named after Boniface II, Marquis of Tuscany. This city is located by the sea, so that visitors can admire the many boats and yachts coming to a halt in this city. The port is located in the hollow of the ...


Must : Bastion de l'Etendard