Self-drive holiday to the sunny island of Corsica

Differing five- or seven-night itineraries with car hire

Ajaccio

A five- or seven-night self-drive break to the island of Corsica, with plenty of freedom to explore, including breakfast, flights and car hire

Nestled in the Mediterranean Sea, this mountainous island is fringed in pretty coastal towns and dramatic cliff edges, with a core that’s blanketed in thick forest and punctuated with rugged peaks. Its Corsica’s variety of geographical differences that makes it an all-rounder of an island, with something for everyone, be it a mountain ridge to scale or a sandy beach to stroll down.

Discover this charmer at your own pace, with a five- or seven-night stay that includes car hire. Both itineraries give you the chance to discover Corsica's prehistoric side in Filitosa, with its 8000-year history, and offer the opportunity to walk the alleys of the citadel of Bonifacio, or explore the archipelago of the Lavezzi Islands.

Highlights of the five-night break include two nights in Porto Vecchio, which is known for its magnificent gulf, pine woods and beaches, which are lapped with turquoise water. Whilst the seven-night tour sees you cruising the ‘Route des Artisans’ to discover glassmakers, potters, cutlers, jewellers, luthiers, olive growers, beekeepers, winemakers and more.

Five-night brief itinerary

Day 1: Ajaccio
Day 2: Ajaccio / Propriano
Day 3: Propriano / Bonifacio / Porto Vecchio 
Day 4: Bonifacio / Porto-vecchio 
Day 5: Bonifacio / Ajaccio
Day 6: Ajaccio

Seven-night brief itinerary

Day 1: Bastia
Day 2: Bastia / Corte / Porto-Vecchio
Day 3: Porto-Vecchio / Propriano
Day 4: Propriano / Ajaccio
Day 5: Ajaccio / Porto
Day 6: Porto / Calvi
Day 7: Calvi / Bastia
Day 8: Bastia

Excellent for
Activities Beach Country Romance Scenery Europe Short-haul Easter

Highlights

  • Discovering Corsica's prehistoric side in Filitosa, with its 8000-year history
  • Enjoying the freedom of a self-drive holiday, stopping for photo ops and refreshment breaks as and when you please
  • Meandering through small fishing villages to find tasty local lunches

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