Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

One of the best places to visit in the coast of Corsica is Porto-Vecchio. This fashionable resort offers beautiful beaches, natural scenery and exhilarating nightlife.

Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

The Old Town of Porto-Vecchio is a perfect place to learn about the city’s colorful past. It also entices visitors with a wide range of fashion boutiques, food shops, hotels and little cafes. This part of the city is also close to a stunning marina that accommodates yachts from around the world. The best way to experience Old Porto-Vecchio, is by leisurely walking its narrows streets and passing along the old Genoese walls. Notable attractions include Place de la Republique, Bastion di A Funtana Vechju gallery and the 19th century St-Jean Baptiste Church.

Falaises de Bonifacio

Considered one of the top beaches in Europe, Palombaggia has everything: powdery golden sand, granite headlands, and clear turquoise water ideal for swimming. Other spectacular beaches you should visit are the Santa Guilia and Rondinara.

Porto-Vecchio is a convenient access point for inland adventures in the mountainous regions of Alta Rocca and in Ospedale forest. You can enjoy hiking, rock climbing and riding horses. Col de Bavella, is an elevated passes near Porto-Vecchio with fantastic views of the sea and mountains.

About Author:

Arie Boris has extensive travel industry experience, including business and sales development for commercial aviation, the International emergency assistance & travel insurance industry and a national association of travel agents. He was a contributing editor to several print and Internet travel publications, including Fieldings’ Worldwide Cruise Guide and was part of the start up team for CruiseCritic. He has written over 400 cruise ship reviews. Arie also produces and hosts Cruise Gourmet Voyages, a variety of fundraising & theme group cruises for various charitable and arts organizations. He has produced theme cruises for a variety of special interest groups including opera, comedy, spiritual retreats and fan clubs for TV shows like Dark Shadows and Dancing with the Stars!