12 days in Corse-du-Sud Itinerary

12 days in Corse-du-Sud Itinerary

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Drive to Nice, Ferry to Bastia, Drive to Ajaccio
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Ajaccio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piana
— 1 night
Drive
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Propriano
— 1 night
Bus
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Zonza
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bonifacio
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to A Cupulatta in Ucciani (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, stop by U Cintu, and make a trip to Place de Gaulle.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ajaccio trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ajaccio is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in October, with highs in Ajaccio at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piana.
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Piana — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques de Piana, then surround yourself with nature on Corse Adrenaline, and then cruise along D81.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Piana travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ajaccio to Piana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Piana sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Propriano.
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Propriano — 1 night

On the 11th (Tue), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, do a tasting at Sant'Armettu, then explore the ancient world of Filitosa, then make a trip to Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Propriano travel route planner.

Getting from Piana to Propriano by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Propriano can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a bus 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. Explore Zonza's surroundings by going to Porto-Vecchio (Castellu d'Arraggio (Ruines Mégalithiques), Punta di A Vaca Morta, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu, kick back and relax at Plage De Pinarello, and admire the sheer force of Cascade de Piscia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zonza route planner.

Getting from Propriano to Zonza by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Zonza are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bonifacio.
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Bonifacio — 3 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.
Bonifacio is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, make a trip to Ancien Ermitage de la Trinite, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bonifacio trip planner.

Drive from Zonza to Bonifacio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Bonifacio, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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