Corsica and Sardinia
” Saint Florent – Calvi & Scandola Natural Reserve – Golfo di Galeria & Girolata – Propriano – Bonifacio – La Maddalena – Porto Cervo – Porto Rotondo “
Barely 10 miles of sparkling Mediterranean waters separate the islands of Corsica and Sardinia but despite the proximity, the two offer distinct, unique holiday experiences.
Corsica is known as the home to a wild coastline, mountainous national parks, fishing villages and picturesque bay such as Porto Vecchio. Sardinia will offer white sand beaches and breathtaking cristalline waters. Big portion of Sardinian coastline is part of a natural reserve, with miles of little beaches and grottos accessible only by boat.
Calvi & Scandola
Famous for its wonderful Roman architecture, colored houses and cobbled allays, get lost among the charming narrow streets of its Citadel and reach the top to enjoy a stunning view of the bay. Then, cruise along the Scandola Nature Reserve, located on a collapsed volcano into the sea. Part of the Unesco Heritage List, it is one of the most fascinating coastlines in the Mediterranean Sea. You will be amazed by its wonderful landscapes and richness of flora and fauna.
Nestled between mountains and the sea, founded by the Romans and flourished during the Middle Age, this lovely village still offers a unique atmosphere thanks to its varied past. After a visit to the Marina and the Citadel, spend some time at the stunning Saleccia Beach with its crystal-clear water and sandy beach..
Golfo di Galeria
The lovely village of Galeria offers a small beach of tiny pebbles, a rarity in the Corsica Island. Continue to the Gulf of Girolata, one of the most famous spots in Corsica. Enjoy this natural bay with turquoise water, the Eucalyptus trees and the surrounding mountains.
Well-known for its marvelous beaches of fine sand and for its calm, unspoilt nature and crystal-clear waters, Propriano is the dream destination for thousands of people every year. Discover the beaches that surround the Gulf, such as: Plage du Corsaire, Plage du Lido, Plage du Cape Larosu and Plage de Portigliolo.
Located in the south of Corsica, the region of Bonifacio is an “open-air museum” with several monuments to visit along with numerous amazing beaches and grottoes. Cruise around the Ile piana, a secluded and deserted island with pristine beaches, then the Lavezzi Archipelago composed by small granite islands to reach Cavallo Island, a paradise in earth with is pink and gray rocks in contrast with the white sand and the clear-blue water.
With more than 60 islands close to each other and separated by small canals, the Archipelago boasts some of the most famous and wonderful beaches in the Mediterranean Sea. Explore its marvelous islands, especially Razzoli and Santa Maria (a stop for lunch here is highly suggested), Budelli Island with its famous and protected “Pink Beach”, the uninhabited Spargi Island, the breathtaking Cala Coticcio in Caprera Island and the well-known Maddalena Island with its breath-taking panoramas, coves, inlets and beaches.
The “capital” of the Emerald Coast, it attracts hundreds of yachts and famous personalities every summer thanks to its international jet set of parties, sport events and social events. Explore the bays of the area, including Cala di Volpe, Capriccioli, Romazzino, Liscia Ruja and the Principe Beach.
Named after the circular nature of the bay where it has been built, the village shows a unique appearance as the port itself is almost entirely closed. Discover the area with its picturesque mixture of colors of the green vegetation, turquoise blue sea water and white sandy beaches.