Corsica And Its Treasures

Corsica And Its Treasures

Wild sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs, the smell of myrtle and the vineyards typical of the Mediterranean coast, citrus plantations and olive groves are just a few words to describe the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean. Although holidaymakers flock to the island in July and August, nature of this island is one of the least …

3 of the Best Beaches in Corsica

Of course, Corsica is known for its passionate people, dramatic landscapes, and the seemingly countless number of gorgeous beaches. The best part, however, is that, while French tourists have been making their way here for years, the rest of Europe seems slow to have caught on to this stunning island, which means that the beaches …

The Best Places to See in Corsica – Part 3

The Cap Corse peninsula is among the island’s best-looking areas. It’s also covered by foothills and valleys where visitors can see olives, fruits, and vines. Medieval villages can be spotted around the landscape, including working harbour, Centuri; Macinaggio, with its yacht marina; and Rogliano, a mix of fishing ports and hamlets.

The Best Places to See in Corsica – Part 2

This entry is a fortified town that sits on a limestone cliff. With it’s old-world vibe, the area is comprised of old-time medieval lanes. The heart of the town is Eglise Sainte-Marie-Majeure, a Roman-style church with Gothic elements. Visitors should also pay a visit to Eglise Saint-Dominique, a 13th-century landmark, with a basic interior and …

Festivals in Corsica

To become familiar with the traditions and culture of the local people of any city, paying a visit to that city during one-offs or national holidays is always a good idea. Each year in Corsica, there are a number of interesting religious celebrations and non-religious festivals, along with fairs and competitions. No matter the idea …

What /NOT/ to do in Corsica

Learning and preparing for a trip is not as fun as the travel part of the journey, but before going to Corsica, you must know your do’s and don’ts. Here are a couple of things of what not to do while visiting the magnificent island and how to not irritate the local people. Don’t ask …

Corsican delicacies

Corsican cuisine is special. It has a lot of distinct characteristics and because of that it is irreplaceable. Because Corsica is in the Mediterranean region, it offers a lot of raw materials like olives, fruits, vegetables and meats. The cuisine is a mixture of Italian and French, but with strong traditions from Corsica, which is …

Vineyards of Corsica

Corsica has the perfect weather conditions, a mix of sun and rain to produce beautiful, juicy grapes which give us a wide range of wonderful white and red wines. Harvesting conditions are excellent and the growing season is longer than in mainland France. Here is a list of winemakers to visit and wines to taste …