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    Corsica : France travel vacation tourism destination - © ATC-S. Alessandri
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    Rendez-vous in Corsica

    A miniature continent

    Lying 200 kilometres from the
    French Riviera, France
    travel tourism destination Corsica is almost in the middle of the
    Mediterranean Sea. Its landscapes, monuments, beautiful beaches and inviting Corsica resorts, make this heritage France vacation island
    an ideal destination for walking on the GR20, relaxing, and discovering the
    age-old heritage and traditions associated with the Corsican way of life.

    The coastlines of the France tourism travel
    destination of Corsica, at a total length of over 1,000km dotted with quaint Corsica vacation resorts, are the most varied
    of French coastlines.

    The Corsica vacation Natural Regional Park covers two
    thirds of the surface of this beautifully preserved heritage France travel region, which also
    boasts 5 nature reserves, marine parks and exquisite Corsica resorts. All the natural splendors of
    Corsica are revealed at the Gorges Restonica, the Monte Stello and the
    Bonifacio Cliffs. The Bonifacio Marina invites you to relax beside the
    Mediterranean.

    A mountainous island

    The France tourism travel region of Corsica is a
    mountainous island. Under Genovese rule before this France vacation destination became part of
    France, Corsica is proud of its vibrant traditions, its secular customs which
    are embodied by singing, music, craftsmanship and heritage France vacation Corsica resorts.

    The Bonaparte House National Museum and the Museu di a Corsica retrace the history of Corsica. If, in
    Bastia, you are impressed by the largest church, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church in
    Corsica, the Romanesque charm of the Church of Murato will surprise you with
    its originality. As for the Greek Church of Cargèse, this is a building which
    is at the heart of Corsican traditions. And the exceptional beauty of the Corsica tourism vacation Villages of Sant'Antonino and Piana, or the Lavezzi islands, will take your breath away.

    Corsican cuisine: a cuisine full of character

    The Corsica resorts vacation
    region has its own, very individual, cuisine. The various cold meats (coppa,
    lonzu, prisuttu, figatellu) can be accompanied by polenta made from chestnut
    flour or garnished soups. Fish and seafood are accented with local herbs,
    including origano, marjoram and mint. Brocciu, made with the whey of goat or
    sheep’s cheese, venachese, orezzincu and calenzana are some of the typical
    cheeses which hail from this land of shepherds. Honey is another important
    product in Corsica. As for the artisanal French wines in this France travel region of Corsica, you will
    appreciate the quality of the AOC domains, such as Nielluccio, Vermentino, and
    Sciaccarello. Corsica, a
    vacation resorts destination, offers some refreshing drinks, try Orezza,
    Zilia or Saint-George, or choose between a Pastis or a Cap Corse, diluted as an
    aperitif.

    Explore Corsica in an original and fun way

    Hop on board the U Trinichellu/the Corsican train which links Ajaccio with  Calvi, via  Bastia. It will take you as far as the  citadel in Calvi, which really comes alive during the popular Calvi Jazz Festival and the Festival of Polyphonic Singing. In autumn, the Festival of the Wind blows a breath of fresh air through the town.

    Catch some spectacular yacht races across the Mediterranean during the Imperial Regattas. In Ajaccio and Sartène, the Carnival of Corsica ensures a festive and friendly atmosphere.

    An island of pretty Corsica resorts, mountains and marvels, this France travel tourism destination is an enchanting place, whatever the season. Have a fun-filled Corsica vacation!


 
 
    tagged as : French Cities, Beaches & costal areas, Nature & outdoors, Culture & Heritage, Gastronomy, Sustainable tourism, 2A-Corse-du-Sud, 2B-Haute-Corse, Corsica, Region