296
trips planned in the last hour
8.9
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Calvi trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  France  /  Corsica  /  Haute-Corse  /  Calvi

Calvi

3.7
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. Calvi is also the capital of the Arrondissement of Calvi, which contains, besides the Canton of Calvi, three other cantons: L'Île-Rousse, Belgodère, and Calenzana.The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2ème REP) of the French Foreign Legion is based in the citadel of Calvi.According to legend, Christopher Columbus supposedly came from Calvi, which at the time was part of the Genoese Empire. Because the often subversive elements of the island gave its inhabitants a bad reputation, he would have been expected to mask his exact birthplace.GeographyCalvi is located on the northwest coast of the island of Corsica, 95km from Bastia and 24km from L'Île-Rousse. It is the fifth-largest commune in Corsica; however, the arrondissement is the smallest.HistoryThe motto, "Calvi semper fidelis", referred originally to its loyalty to the Republic of Genoa. The republic instated there a closed city center in 1278, and built a new castle in 1491 to face new artillery technologies.
Calvi is in Haute-Corse. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Calvi and add them to your vacation plans using our France online sightseeing planner .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Calvi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Calvi

View all >
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Side trips from Calvi

4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.9
Duration: 30​min

Hidden gems in Calvi

4.8
Duration: 1​h
4.4
Duration: 1​h
4.2
Duration: 3​h
2.3
Duration: 3​h

Historic Sites in Calvi

4.3
Duration: 1​h
3.6
Duration: 1​h
4.2
Duration: 30​min

Outdoors in Calvi

4.8
Duration: 3​h
2.8
Duration: 3​h

Tours in Calvi

4.8
Duration: 4​h

Where to stay in Calvi

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Calvi

7 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM LEBANON August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Ajaccio & Calvi BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Corsica BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Milan, Switzerland & Calvi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Haute-Corse & Corse-du-Sud BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans