Pretty Propriano

It’s our final day in gorgeous Corsica and it ends on a high with possibly my favourite beach of all – Propriano! The curved golden sands of the Plage du Lido provide a perfect last stop on our scenic tour. Ten days in Corsica gave us a chance to scratch the surface of this prettyContinue reading “Pretty Propriano”

Palombaggia beach

Yet more stunning beaches are in our sights today. This time the glorious Palombaggia. It’s the most famous beach in Corsica. This vast expanse of sand stretches over 1.5 km with extra fine white sand.  The beach is lined with small dunes and pine trees providing shade in summer. It’s a stunning place. With its stoneContinue reading “Palombaggia beach”

Piscia di Gallu hiking

As well as stunning beaches Corsica also as an amazingly rugged interior full of spectacular scenery to explore. Here we check out a solitary hiking hut which offers wide ranging views over the surrounding countryside. We’re heading for the Piscia di Gallu hiking trail that will take us through some of the most incredible sceneryContinue reading “Piscia di Gallu hiking”

Bonifacio

Hopping in the hire car again it’s onwards in our exploration of Corsica. This time we’re heading to the pretty town of Bonifacio. Located at Corsica’s southernmost tip, Bonifacio is a bustling harbour town with an impressive citadel. The town itself stretches along a narrow, top-heavy promontory where houses perch precariously along the cliff tops. The portContinue reading “Bonifacio”

Mountain villages

We’re off to explore the hill villages of Corsica’s Haute-Balagne on this little road trip. Tiny villages cling to the hillside along the winding roads that meander throughout the lush greens of the Corsican countryside. Sant’Antonino is the oldest inhabited village on Corsica and the pastel hued houses cling together along the winding alleyways andContinue reading “Mountain villages”