Corsica Revealed: Exploring the Island’s Best-Kept Secrets

Embark on an unforgettable Corsica Adventure and uncover the island's hidden gems
Begin your Corsica adventure in Porto Vecchio and delve into the medieval charm of Bonifacio while cruising along its dramatic cliffs. Next, journey to Ajaccio, Napoleon's birthplace, for a historical tour and a delightful lunch. Marvel at the breathtaking Calanques of Piana before heading to Bastia via Corte. Indulge in wine tasting in Calvi, explore the charming villages of La Balagne, and so much more. Conclude your memorable journey by bidding farewell to Corsica, a treasure trove of enchanting landscapes and rich history
8 Days from $4899/person CAD
Food & Wine
Island Hopping
Off The Beaten Path
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Corsica, France


2024 departures: May 25, June 8, 22, September 14, 28, & October 12, 26


  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Professional services of an experienced English-speaking tour escort
  • Visits and tours with English-speaking local guides as outlined in the itinerary
  • 2 Lunches and 2 Dinners
  • Private arrival port or airport transfer
  • Visits to Bonifacio, Ajaccio, and Cap Corse
  • Boat tour of the cliffs
  • Exploration of the Calanques of Piana and the Gulf of Porto, both UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Wine tasting experience in Balagne

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • Escorted tour with a maximum of 25 travelers
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Departure transfer



Welcome to Corsica! Upon your arrival at the port of Porto Vecchio or Figari-Sud Corse Airport, our driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Porto Vecchio. Check-in at the hotel and take some time to unwind and explore the surroundings. In the evening, gather at the hotel to meet your Tour Leader for a welcome briefing followed by dinner. Overnight stay. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Golden Tulip Porto Vecchio, Porto Vecchio, or similar


Post-breakfast, gather for a fascinating exploration of Bonifacio, a town perched dramatically on a cliff 60 meters above the sea. The citadel, preserving its medieval charm, is a sight to behold. A guided city tour aboard a tourist train will lead us through the upper town. Following this, indulge in free time for lunch, savoring the local flavors at your leisure.

In the afternoon, embark on a mesmerizing "Cliff Discovery" boat ride, unveiling sea caves, the cliffs of Fazio and Paraguano, the fortified old town, the King of Aragon's staircase, and the renowned grain of sand. Return to the hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Opt for a delightful dinner on your own, followed by a peaceful overnight stay, reflecting on the day's extraordinary discoveries in Corsica. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Golden Tulip Porto Vecchio, Porto Vecchio, or similar


Embark on a picturesque journey from your hotel, starting with a delicious breakfast. Head towards Roccapina, Sartène, celebrated as "the most Corsican of Corsican towns," adorned with beautiful stone houses. Along the way, enjoy scenic views of the Gulf of Valinco, Olmeto, the village of Colomb from Prosper Mérimée's tale, Col Saint Georges (747m), Cauro, and Ajaccio.

Explore Ajaccio, the imperial city, taking in the charm of the Genoese quarter and the Renaissance-style cathedral where Napoleon was baptized. Wander through key landmarks such as Place du Diamant, the fishing port dedicated to Tino Rossi, Place du Maréchal Foch, Rue Fesch, and its enticing shops. Indulge in a delightful lunch (included) to refuel.

Post-lunch, continue your journey to Cours Grandval, Place Austerlitz, and the scenic Pointe de la Parata, providing a panoramic view of the famous Sanguinaires Islands. Conclude the day with a transfer back to the hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to unwind. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Ibis Style Napoleon, Ajaccio, or similar


Embark on another captivating day after a satisfying breakfast at the hotel. Begin your journey towards the Gulf of Sagone and Cargèse, a town with a rich history founded in 1770 as a colony for Greeks from the Peloponnese. Continue to the charming village of Piana, celebrated as one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Piana is renowned for its breathtaking Calanques, unique rock formations sculpted by erosion, which captivated the imagination of Guy de Maupassant. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of this picturesque village. The adventure continues to the Gulf of Porto, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering spectacular views.

Take some free time for a leisurely lunch to savor the local flavors. Following lunch, weather permitting, indulge in a boat tour to explore the mesmerizing Calanques of Piana from the sea. Return to the hotel in the evening, where the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Relax and unwind during your overnight stay. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Ibis Style Napoleon, Ajaccio, or similar


The next leg of your journey takes you to Corte, the former capital of Corsica, now a vibrant university town. Corte is distinguished by its citadel, perched high like an eagle's nest, offering breathtaking views of the Restonica Valley. Immerse yourself in the city's history with a guided tour on a tourist train, providing a fascinating perspective on its cultural heritage.

Following your exploration, relish a satisfying lunch in Corte, energizing yourself for the continued adventure. Your journey then leads to Bastia, where the afternoon is yours to explore the town at your own pace. Bastia, with its Mediterranean charm, offers various attractions and a delightful atmosphere for leisurely strolls.

In the evening, indulge in a delicious dinner at the hotel in Bastia, capping off your day with culinary delights. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Bastia, soaking in the ambiance of this Corsican town. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, setting the tone for a captivating journey to Calvi. Known as "civitas semper fidelis" for its unwavering loyalty to the Genoese over centuries, Calvi is also steeped in the legend of Christopher Columbus, who is believed to have been born here.

During your excursion, indulge in a wine-tasting experience of AOC wines at "Chez Lucienne," immersing yourself in the flavors of the region. Following this delightful experience, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy lunch at your own pace.

In the afternoon, explore the enchanting old villages of Balagne, including Lumio, Cateri, San-Antonino (perched on a rocky hill and classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France), Pigna, and Corbara. Revel in the charm and history of these picturesque locations.

Return to Bastia, where the evening is yours to spend at your leisure. Enjoy the comforts of your hotel and unwind as you reflect on the day's adventures. Relax and recharge during your overnight stay in Bastia. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Energize your day with a delectable breakfast at the hotel before delving into the exploration of Bastia, the captivating capital of Upper Corsica. Marvel at its historic old port, the charming Place St. Nicolas, and the enchanting cobblestone streets that tell tales of history. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this Corsican gem.

Embark on a captivating journey to discover the beauty of Cap Corse, starting with Erbalunga, a picturesque village that has inspired numerous artists. Continue your exploration of Lavasina, a renowned pilgrimage site. Take your time to enjoy lunch at your leisure, relishing a fulfilling meal and recharging for the upcoming adventures.

Continue your excursion through Sisco, Luri, Col de Sainte-Lucie (381 m), Pino, and the renowned Nonza with its iconic square tower. Marvel at the breathtaking sights of the Agriates Desert and St. Florent before concluding the guided tour services for the day. In the afternoon, return to Bastia, where the remainder of the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to relax and unwind during your overnight stay in Bastia. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Ostella & Spa, Bastia, or similar


Conclude your adventure with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, marking the end of the services provided. If desired, arrangements can be made for a convenient transfer out, ensuring a seamless departure from this enchanting region. Meals: B

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