7 days in Corsica Itinerary

7 days in Corsica Itinerary

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7 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Bastia
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Porto-Vecchio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Zonza
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Ajaccio
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Basel

2
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de la Sainte Croix de Porto Vecchio, then stroll through Plage de Palombaggia, and finally kick back and relax at Tamaricciu Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia and then steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porto-Vecchio road trip planner .

Bastia to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Zonza.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bonifacio Citadel
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Tamaricciu Beach ©
Tamaricciu Beach

1
night
Zonza

Zonza ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu and then head outdoors with Acqua Vanua. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades de Polischellu and then get outside with Alpa Corse.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Zonza day trip planning site .

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Zonza by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Zonza can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Zonza

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Alpa Corse, Cascades de Polischellu, Acqua Vanua
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Alpa Corse ©
Alpa Corse
Piscines Naturelles de Cavu ©
Piscines Naturelles de Cavu
Cascades de Polischellu ©
Cascades de Polischellu

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Ajaccio

Ajaccio ©
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 2nd (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fontaine des Quatre Lions, stop by U Cintu, then identify plant and animal life at Le Jardin des Abeilles, then delve into the lush surroundings at Foret d'Aitone, and finally make a trip to Gorges de Spelunca. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee Fesch, stroll through Sentier des Cretes, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ajaccio planner .

You can drive from Zonza to Ajaccio in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Ajaccio are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corsica, U Cintu, Le Jardin des Abeilles
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Sentier des Cretes ©
Sentier des Cretes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Foret d'Aitone ©
Foret d'Aitone

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