15 days in Corsica Itinerary

15 days in Corsica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Corsica tour itinerary planner
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Fly
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Bonifacio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zonza
— 3 nights
Bus
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Ajaccio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Calvi
— 3 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bonifacio side-trips: Bains de Baracci (in Olmeto), U Porcu RANGER (in Figari) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Propriano). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier Littoral des Bruzzi, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, and don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bonifacio trip itinerary site.

Athens, Greece to Bonifacio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Bonifacio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Bonifacio dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zonza.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

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. Get out of town with these interesting Zonza side-trips: Plage de Santa Giulia (in Santa Giulia) and Porto-Vecchio (Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) and look for all kinds of wild species at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zonza trip builder app.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Zonza in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus 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.
On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at Maison Bonaparte, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get engrossed in the history at Naporama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Le Jardin des Abeilles, then make a trip to Tour de Capitello, then stop by Les Saveurs du Clos, and finally head off the coast to Presqu’Ile Isolella.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ajaccio online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Zonza to Ajaccio in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Ajaccio are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Porto — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to D81, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques de Piana, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, cruise along Torra d'Omigna, then make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto journey planner.

You can drive from Ajaccio to Porto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Porto are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Calvi.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Calvi: Ile Rousse (Phare de la Pietra & Off-Road Tours). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi, make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Calvi road trip website.

Traveling by car from Porto to Calvi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Calvi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

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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