15 days in Corsica Itinerary

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Calvi
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Calvi
— 3 nights
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Porto
— 1 night
Drive
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Zonza
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bonifacio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ajaccio
— 2 nights
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Calvi — 3 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calvi: Corbara (Musee Prive Guy Savelli, Plage de Ghjunchitu, &more), Phare de la Pietra (in Ile Rousse) and Eglise de l'Assomption (in Cateri). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral St. Jean Baptiste, and don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Calvi online sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Calvi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calvi, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Porto — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Bussaglia, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques de Piana, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto holiday planner.

You can drive from Calvi to Porto in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Sari-Solenzara (Acqua Vanua & Gorges of the Solenzara River), Porto-Vecchio (Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage de Palombaggia, &more) and Plage de Santa Giulia (in Santa Giulia). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu and trot along with Ranch Villata.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zonza trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Porto to Zonza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Zonza can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bonifacio: U Porcu Ranger (in Figari), Eglise Sainte Marie (in Sartene) and Propriano (Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Grand Sperone, stroll through Plage du Petit Sperone, and make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bonifacio visit website.

Traveling by car from Zonza to Bonifacio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bonifacio when traveling from Zonza in August, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee Fesch, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take an in-depth tour of Naporama, then see the interesting displays at Maison Bonaparte, and finally stop by La Cave du Cardinal. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Capo di Feno, then step off the mainland to explore Iles Sanguinaires, then identify plant and animal life at A Cupulatta, and finally identify plant and animal life at Le Jardin des Abeilles.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Ajaccio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Bonifacio in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ajaccio: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight 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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