Southern Corsica Vacations

Photographs and souvenir t-shirts will fade, but memories of your time in Southern Corsica, in Corsica, France, will last a lifetime.

It’s located approximately 150 miles (241 kilometers) away from Cannes and about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Olbia, Italy.

To see some of the scenery on the waterfront, set aside a day or two to explore at least one of the most idyllic beaches and lookout points in Southern Corsica. Canella Beach and Portigliolo Beach are two of the more well-known stretches of beach in this coastal location. Other noteworthy beaches worth checking out are Girolata Beach and Olmuccio Beach.

See the world in a new light at a few of the intriguing historic and cultural collections in the Southern Corsica area. Some of the main museums are the Maison Bonaparte and the fascinating Musee A Bandera. The National Museum of the Bonaparte Residence and the Musee du Capitellu are two more fascinating museums worth spending a few hours at.

Hit the trail and explore the nature reserves for which this special area is so renowned. Bird watchers and hikers will like taking in the beauty to be found at Calanches de Piana, Col de Bavella and Megaliths of Cauria.

During a sightseeing tour of Southern Corsica, you can’t miss the old religious sites. The Eglise Saint-Dominique de Bonifacio and the Chapelle Imperiale are two of Southern Corsica’s most popular examples of these. Enjoy the solemn atmosphere of these special places.

When staying in Southern Corsica, plan a visit to Memorial du Passe Bonifacio and Bastion de L'Etendard, a great way to learn about the past. For some more history lessons, it’s also fun to tour other monuments and heritage buildings in Southern Corsica.

Place de Gaulle and Place Porta are two of the most iconic civic spaces in the Southern Corsica area. Enjoy a picnic lunch, mingle with locals and other visitors, and it will soon become clear why these squares occupy such a special places in the hearts of Southern Corsica residents.

Among the most child-friendly attractions in Southern Corsica are Cupulatta and the equally enjoyable Cricheto Pass Train. Pack your camera and your sense of adventure and get ready for an awesome few hours full of happy memories.

Ortala Waterfall Trailhead is among the most frequently visited parks and gardens around the city. Practice some tai chi, mingle with locals, or just relax in the shade. This park will suit whatever mood you're in.

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