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10-Day Self-Drive Tour of Corsica

10-Day Self-Drive Tour of Corsica

10 Days/9 Nights From
AU$2,640 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • France Region
    Corsica
  • Duration
    10 Days/9 Nights
  • Tour Code
    MSC-18-MAN3
10 Days/9 Nights From
AU$2,640 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • France Region
    Corsica
  • Duration
    10 Days/9 Nights
  • Tour Code
    MSC-18-MAN3
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 9-night accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotels including 1 night in Bastia, 2 nights in Saint Florent, 1 night in Corte & 3 nights in AjaccioCar rentalCar rental 10-day car rental from Bastia to BonifacioItineraryItinerary Self-drive tour of Corsica from Bastia to BonifacioMealMeal Daily breakfastMapsMaps Road book with all the necessary information and 24/7 assistance

Summary

Explore the beautiful island of Corsica on this self-drive tour. A trip to Corsica is not complete without visiting the popular Cap Corse! Visit other areas including the beaches of Saint Florent in Saleccia, la Balagne, Corte, Ajaccio, Porto Vecchio and Bonifacio.

Itinerary

Day 1, Arrival in Bastia

Arrival in Bastia by flight, you will pick-up the car at the airport. According the time arrival We will give you all the advices on what you can do. Overnight in Bastia. Hôtel ****

Day 2, Cap Corse

After breakfast, you will drive northwards from Bastia for a trip around the Presqu’ile of Cap Corse. Your route along the coast road offers several places to stop and enjoy your first views of the Corsican landscape with its Genovese towers, little fishing ports such as Erbalunga or Centuri, the perfect place for a delicious fish and lobster lunch. St Florent, and famous for its vineyards. Overnight in Saint Florent. Hôtel***

Day 3, Saint Florent

Excursion by sea to the Saleccia’s beach and trip through the adriatic desert. Night in Saint Florent hôtel***.

Day 4, La Balagne

After breakfast, you ‘ll drive through the micro-region of the Agriates to La Balagne, nicknamed the ‘garden of Corsica’ to the seaside resort of L'Ile Rousse, founded by Pascal Paoli during the struggle for independence. Enjoy its relaxed pace of life, its market, its little alleyways. Your route takes you on through the Balagne countryside to some of the most beautiful medieval stone villages with its artisans, and offer a remarkable and contrasting view of the Mediterranean and the Corsican mountains. We recommend that you search out some local produce: wine from La Balagne, canistrelli biscuits and olive oil from an ancestral mill. Overnight in Calvi hotel***.

Day 5, Calvi

Visit Calvi beach resort and birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Stroll through the streets of the splendid citadel and admire the views over the Ligure sea and the Balagne mountains. Night in Calvi. Hotel***

Day 6, Corte

After breakfast, departure for Corte. Visit its citadel and the very interesting Corsican Museum on the afternoon. Overnight in Corte. Hotel***

Day 7, Ajaccio

After breakfast, departure for Ajaccio through Porto and Piana to admire the UNESCo site the Calanche of Piana and have a stop in Cargese. Overnight in Ajaccio hotel***

Day 8, Ajaccio

After breakfast, departure visit of Ajaccio, the Napoleon’s house and the Fesch museum (free lunch). In the afternoon, visit of a  Miel producer  in the Maquis and nearest a very interesting producers of organic essential oils in Corsica (with an English-speaking tour guide). Overnight in Ajaccio Hotel***.

Day 9, Porto Vecchio and Bonifacio

After breakfast, departure for Porto Vecchio through very beautiful and characteristic Corsican villages Overnight in Porto Vecchio. In the afternoon, visit Bonifacio and its citadel. Overnight in your hotel***.

Day 10, Departure

After breakfast, depart to your next destination.

Inclusions

  • 9 nights in 3-star hotels in a Double Room with breakfast
  • Rental of automatic car (SDMR)
  • Road book
  • Assistance 24/24

Exclusions

  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Dinners and lunches
  • Transfers to and from Corsica

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