Travel guide to Corsica


Local name
260.196 (1999)

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The heat is intense at Corsica during the summer but fall and spring is mild and gentle. It is never really cold at the island where the degrees during winter seldom falls below 10 Celsius.


Lonely Planets Corsica

Local conditions


Time zone

GMT + 1 hour

Culture and entertainment

Piano bars and jazz bars are part of the city life in many of Corsica's larger towns.

Accommodation / Hotel

There are plenty small hotels around the island mostly in Ajaccio, Bastia and Bonifacio. There is a wealth of camping sites on the island and it is also possible to rent houses and apartments. Book your hotel in Corsica here

Local transport


Other transport

Planes go to larger French cities but ferries also sails to many of Southern France's ports. You can also go to Sardinia by boat if you prefer to leave the country in this manner. Busses and trains go between the towns and if you want to go on your own hand it is possible to rent bicycles.
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