8 days in Haute-Corse Itinerary

8 days in Haute-Corse Itinerary

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8 days in Haute-Corse Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Bastia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ersa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Calvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Corte
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Stuttgart

1
night
Bastia

Bastia is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse. On the 24th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bastia visit planning tool .

Stuttgart, Germany to Bastia is an approximately 6-hour flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stuttgart in August, with highs in Bastia at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ersa.

Things to do in Bastia

Outdoors Tours Transportation

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Saint Florent
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dominique Plaisance ©
Dominique Plaisance
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Ersa

Ersa ©
Ersa is a commune of the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyErsa is the northernmost commune of Corsica. On the 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Plage de Cala Genovese and then kick back and relax at Plage de Barcaggio.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ersa trip planner .

Getting from Bastia to Ersa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Ersa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Ersa

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Plage de Cala Genovese
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Plage de Cala Genovese ©
Plage de Cala Genovese

4
nights
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Punta Spano and Speed Boats Tours. We've included these beaches for you: Arinella and Algaio Beach and Plage de Galeria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calvi: Cirque de Bonifatu (in Calenzana), Chez Zia Ro (in Montegrosso) and Galeria Marina (in Galeria). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, get outside with Plage de Calvi, don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs, and steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Calvi trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Ersa to Calvi in 3.5 hours. August in Calvi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Corte.

Things to do in Calvi

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Side Trips

Corsica, Galeria, Chez Zia Ro, Cirque de Bonifatu
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Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Punta Spano ©
Punta Spano
Cirque de Bonifatu ©
Cirque de Bonifatu

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night
Corte

Corte ©
Corte tourism is based on the region's mountainous terrain, ensuring plenty of photo opps and outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Gorges de la Restonica and then identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Bouches de Bonifacio.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corte online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Calvi to Corte in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corte

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Gorges de la Restonica
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Gorges de la Restonica ©
Gorges de la Restonica