The charm of Corsica, this unique island, this little piece of paradise in the Mediterranean bathed in sunlight, enchants its visitors with the beauty of its marine landscapes, its white sandy beaches with transparent water, its turquoise coves, its mild climate even in winter, its roads lined with olive trees and orange trees. Whether it’s lazing around, sightseeing, hiking or sporting activities, this island jewel with its rich heritage and preserved traditions is undergoing a cultural revival that makes it even more magical.
Situated 171 kilometres south-east of Menton on the French Riviera, 83 kilometres west of Tuscany and 12 kilometres north of Sardinia, Corsica is an island of wooded and mountainous beauty. It is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean with an area of over 8,700 square kilometres. There is more than one charming hotel in Corsica with magnificent views.
Its 1000 km long coastline, its wonderful beaches and its favourable climate make Corsica an unmissable holiday destination. The island has a Mediterranean climate: the temperature varies between 25 and 35 C in summer. Corsica’s coastline features gulfs as well as sandy and rocky beaches. Choose a luxury hotel in Corsica and make the most of your stay.
For those who enjoy hiking or outdoor activities, Corsica is surely the place to be. The island has more than 200 peaks above 2000 metres, including Monte Cristo, which rises to 2706 metres. You can also visit the famous Corsican Regional Nature Park which covers more than a third of the island. It includes the Gulf of Porto, the Scandola nature reserve and the high massifs. The famous GR 20 crosses it from north to south. This long-distance hiking trail is a mythical path that allows you to criss-cross Corsica to discover all its splendour. The route is almost 180 km long and can be done in 16 days.