Ajaccio and its surroundings
The Vallée du Prunelli: home to five stunning villages (Bastelicaccia, Eccica-Suarella, Ocana, Tolla, Bastelica), this valley is a little slice of heaven on earth far from the bustling coasts and sandy beaches. If you’re on the lookout for somewhere cool and quiet to catch your breath during your holiday, head straight here. The leafy, shaded paths and trails lead down to Lake Tolla and its water sports base. Bliss.
The Vallée de Gravona: a mere 30 kilometres away from Ajaccio is the Vallée de Gravona, where tranquillity, tradition, and peace and quiet meet. Home to five villages (Bocognano, Tavera, Ucciani, Carbuccia, Vero), the valley is a great place to meet locals and discover more about the region’s specialist expertise.
Porticcio: the ultimate seaside resort if ever there was one, Porticcio boasts one of Corsica’s most beautiful beaches. Perched at elevation of 400 metres, the town offers breath-taking views over the crystal-clear sea.
The Archipel des Sanguinaires: the archipelago was awarded ‘Great Site of France’ status, and is comprised of four rocky islands teeming with flora and fauna. Set off on a boat trip to get to know the area.
Water-skiing, wake-boarding, jet-skiing, wind-surfing, catamarans, diving, hiking, cycle tourism, mountain biking, canyoning, quad-biking, air sports, rock climbing, and more.
Food & drink
Cap Corse Muscat, eaux-de-vie: Orezza, Saint-Georges and Zilia, beers: Pietra, Serena and Colomba, dried and cured meats: Prisuttu, Coppa, Lonzu, Figatellu, Salamu, cheeses: Brocciu, Niolo, Calinzana, Bastiliacacciu, desserts: Tortas, Canistrellis, Pastizzu, fiadone.