Corsica, also called "the island of beauty" is a French island located in the Mediterranean has a sunny climate, dreamy landscapes, mountains and stunning beaches. The five nature reserves of the island give it a natural heritage and the small villages scattered in the mountains reinforce the authentic character of the island.
The cities of Bastia, Ajaccio, Bonifacio, and Porto-Vecchio are also worth a visit! The city of Bonifacio, known for its lively marina, has a superb medieval citadel perched on a cliff! In Ajaccio, you will find many museums, but also beautiful churches and cathedrals.
Corsica is awash with breathtaking land and seascapes. Among the best known is the Cap Corse peninsula in the north-east of the island. Relax on the paradisiacal beaches of the Agriates desert. The UNESCO World Heritage sites of Calanches de Piana and Scandola reserve are simply spectacular as are the views of the west coast. Further south, you will find the Spelunca Gorge, the Forest of Aïtone, the natural reserve of Bonifacio and the archipelago of the Lavezzi Islands. To the east, there is the imposing site of the Bavella Needles, the beautiful hilltop villages of Piedicroce and Morosaglia, and the famous seaside resort of Porto-Vecchio.
From North to South ... from East to West ... Corsica is bursting with remarkable landscapes!
In addition to the beautiful beaches, charming villages and wild mountains, Corsica is famous for its local produce and tasty culinary specialties. You must try the local charcuterie: coppa, lonzu, panzetta and figatellu. Also try the typical cheeses such as Brocciu, Venachese or Calenzana, and discover classics like donuts or brocciu tartlets.
Book your stay at Figari Corsica Collection to satisfy your taste buds and to absorb the beauty of the remarkable landscapes!