Navigating Corsica: A Week of Maritime Discovery on the French Isle

Discover the allure of Corsica with our 7-day sailing itinerary, where each day unveils new horizons of the French island's stunning landscapes and culinary delights.

Navigating Corsica: A Week of Maritime Discovery on the French Isle

Corsica, often referred to as the 'Island of Beauty', offers a diverse landscape of dense forests, towering mountains, and pristine beaches, all surrounded by the azure waters of the Mediterranean. A yacht charter here promises an adventure through a land rich in history, culture, and natural wonders.

From the historic port of Bonifacio in the south to the vibrant streets of Bastia in the north, Corsica's coastline provides an array of experiences. The island's unique blend of French and Italian influences is evident in its cuisine, architecture, and the warm hospitality of its people.

Day 1: Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio (15 miles)

Begin your Corsican voyage in the stunning cliff-top town of Bonifacio. Set sail eastward to the chic harbor of Porto-Vecchio, known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. Anchor and enjoy a waterfront dinner featuring "Aziminu," a Corsican version of bouillabaisse.

Day 2: Porto-Vecchio to Propriano (25 miles)

Head north along the coast to Propriano, a lively port town with a mix of traditional charm and modern marina facilities. Moor and explore the town, sampling "Fiadone," a lemon-infused cheesecake that's a Corsican specialty.

Day 3: Propriano to Ajaccio (20 miles)

Continue to Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica, with its rich Napoleonic history and bustling markets. Drop anchor and visit the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, followed by a taste of "Charcuterie Corse" at a local bistro.

Day 4: Ajaccio to Calvi (30 miles)

Sail northwest to Calvi, with its impressive citadel and stunning bay. Moor and spend the day exploring the cobblestone streets, or relax on the long sandy beach. In the evening, enjoy "Langouste à la Catalane," a spiny lobster dish.

Day 5: Calvi to Saint-Florent (25 miles)

Head to the charming fishing village of Saint-Florent, nestled at the base of the Cap Corse peninsula. Anchor and visit the local vineyards to taste the Patrimonio wines, paired with "Brocciu," a fresh Corsican cheese.

Day 6: Saint-Florent to Bastia (15 miles)

Set course for Bastia, a city with a rich seafaring tradition and a vibrant cultural scene. Drop anchor and explore the old port, the Baroque churches, and the bustling market. Sample "Civet de Sanglier," a wild boar stew, in the evening.

Day 7: Bastia back to Bonifacio (30 miles)

Complete your circumnavigation of Corsica by returning to Bonifacio. As you sail down the east coast, reflect on the week's adventures. Once ashore, explore the medieval lanes and for your final meal, indulge in "Canistrelli," a traditional Corsican biscuit, as a sweet farewell to your journey.

Embarking on a yacht charter around Corsica is not just a holiday; it's an exploration of an island steeped in beauty and tradition. With, you'll uncover the hidden coves, taste the local flavors, and immerse yourself in the Corsican way of life. From the sandy shores of Porto-Vecchio to the historic streets of Bastia, let us guide you on a voyage that celebrates the spirit of the Mediterranean. Set sail with us and let Corsica's enchanting landscape captivate your heart.




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