Mediterranean Corsica

itineraire7 days from Ajaccio

Day 1 : Ajaccio - Portigliolo

After one of your arrival at Ajaccio-Napoléon-Bonaparte airport (AJA), find your boat at the marina then go to Santa Barbara, in Portigliolo bay. Stroll along the beaches under the colors of the sunset and taste the Corsican specialties like the miglicacci.

Day 2 : Portigliolo - Anse de Ficajola

Along the coast, discover Capu di Feno, the Gulf of Lava, the great gulf of Sagone and the Cove of Arone. The passage of Cap Rosso is impressive: the Genoese tower overlooking the sea rises 340 meters above sea level. Discover the Gulf of Porto then drop anchor in the cove of Ficajola. Explore this charming cove, its fishing huts, its big round rocks and watch the underwater life in search of the capon or visit the village of Piana, founded on a cliff of 400m with its narrow streets and traditional houses.

Day 3 : Anse de Ficajola - Galeria

Go to Elbo Bay and discover its red porphyry cliffs and surrounding mountains and then take the helm for Galeria Bay. Go kayaking, explore the Gulf of Galeria to discover the nature reserve of Scandola, visit the village in the soul of Corsican villages of yesteryear and meet the locals and let yourself be lulled by their many stories.

Day 4 : Galeria - Calvi

At the port of Calvi, the places being few, it is important not to arrive too late. Explore the city, the main square where the amazing St. Mary's Church is located, take a tour of the market, enjoy the panoramic view of the city that offers the "Citadel with pink roofs" and do not miss to taste the products terroir such as Brocciu or Coppa.

Day 5 : Calvi - Girolata

While navigating, watch the wild coast of the Scandola reserve along the navigation and cross the Muchillina and Rossa peaks when the sun's rays highlight the beautiful red rocks and then wet in the bay of Girolata. Visit the village, watch its houses on stairs, its eucalyptus trees and mountains as far as the eye can see and then explore the Aghja, a threshing floor of the village.

Day 6 : Girolata - Cargèse

In Cargèse, an ancient Greek Orthodox city, follow in the footsteps of the history of the city, visit the Orthodox Church, the ruins of castles, the Romanesque churches and Paomia and let yourself be charmed by the typical white houses with shutters blue.

Days 7 & 8 : Cargèse - Ajaccio

Return to the imperial city of Ajaccio through the Sanguinaires Islands. Visit the capital of the island of beauty, its old town and its citadel or hike on the Sanguinaires islands opposite to the lighthouse to watch majestically the sun set over the clear and turquoise sea. After a last Corsican breakfast aboard your boat, disembark and return to the airport.