13 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica holiday planner
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Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ajaccio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto-Vecchio
— 5 nights
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Calvi: Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Aregno), Eglise Saint-Thomas (in Belgodere) and Phare de la Pietra (in Ile Rousse). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Musee Prive Guy Savelli, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, see Off-Road Tours, and don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Calvi trip itinerary maker app.

Portland, USA to Calvi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Portland to Calvi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porto.
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Porto — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de l'Assomption dite Latine, then take a memorable drive along D81, then explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): get outside with Capo Rosso, then make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and finally cruise along Torra d'Omigna.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto online holiday builder.

You can drive from Calvi to Porto in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Ajaccio.
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Ajaccio — 2 nights

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fontaine des Quatre Lions, examine the collection at Maison Bonaparte, trek along Sentier des Cretes, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally head outdoors with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at U Cintu, make a trip to Le Lazaret Ollandini, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Fesch, then hike along Sentier des Douaniers, and finally head off the coast to Iles Sanguinaires.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio travel route builder app.

Getting from Porto to Ajaccio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porto-Vecchio.
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Porto-Vecchio — 5 nights

Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Plage du Petit Sperone, Iles Lavezzi, &more), Ananda (in Sartene) and Propriano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Plage du Lido). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), stroll through Plage de Palombaggia, and kick back and relax at Plage de Santa Giulia.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio trip planner.

You can drive from Ajaccio to Porto-Vecchio in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Corsica travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Historic Sites
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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