6 days in Corsica Itinerary

6 days in Corsica Itinerary

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6 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Porto-Vecchio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Calvi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Lisbon

3
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Bonifacio Citadel and Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Plage de Santa Giulia and Grottes de Bonifacio for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Plage du Petit Sperone, Iles Lavezzi, & more). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio vacation planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Porto-Vecchio due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Porto-Vecchio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bonifacio
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

2
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Calvi

Calvi ©
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. On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, don't miss a visit to Village abandonné d'Occi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, then take in the exciting artwork at Dans les Yeux de Lucie, and finally don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Calvi road trip planner.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Calvi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Calvi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Corsica, Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite et de Saint Jean-Baptiste, Dans les Yeux de Lucie
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Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola

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