11 days in Corsica Itinerary

11 days in Corsica Itinerary

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11 days in Corsica Itinerary

Start: Lourdes
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Piana
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Calvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Porto-Vecchio
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Lourdes

2
nights
Piana

Piana ©
Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Beach of Bussaglia, then don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs, and then identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Piana online itinerary planner .

Lourdes to Piana is an approximately 7-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lourdes in September, Piana is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Piana

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cargese, Corsica, Beach of Bussaglia
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Calanques de Piana ©
Calanques de Piana
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs

2
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. On the 19th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Galeria Marina, then kick back and relax at Punta Spano, then make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Village abandonné d'Occi, then don't miss a visit to Phare de la Pietra, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Calvi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Piana to Calvi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Galeria Marina, Phare de la Pietra
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Galeria Marina ©
Galeria Marina
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Venture out of the city with trips to Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Plage du Grand Sperone, & more), Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara) and U Porcu RANGER (in Figari). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Jean Baptiste.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Calvi to Porto-Vecchio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, U Porcu RANGER, Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), Gorges of the Solenzara River
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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